virtual memory

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(computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory

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(2)A memory resource allocation mechainsm is proposed according to virtual machine priority and virtual memory blocks usability in distributed cloud.
(In this example, my computer has 12 GBs of installed RAM, or 12,000 MBs; therefore I entered 48,000 MBs into the maximum size box.) (By default, Windows sets the maximum size to three times the amount of RAM, but for this expansion of virtual memory, it is recommended that you increase this amount to four times the amount of RAM).
Two years ago, VMware changed the pricing model for its popular vSphere 5 management platform, charging customers based on the amount of virtual memory (vRAM) the system manages, instead of a per-CPU pricing.
Relational databases -- one of the foundational technologies of knowledge management Virtual memory -- which allows many users to share a single computer
This newly updated third edition includes details on handlers, coverage of virtual memory, tips on debugging the Linux kernel, and more.
The second stage serves for taking guest OS memory's information snapshots periodically and saving that information into the file VMEM (meaning 'virtual memory' for short) outside guest OS for the next stage.
The latest one informed me my virtual memory was low and that it was upgrading it.
The swap file (also known as a "page" file), in a Windows operating environment, permits the system to act as though it has more main memory (also known as RAM) than it actually does have (a concept called "virtual memory").
And this recoding occurs entirely through the recasting of the gaze as virtual memory, as the film makes clear.
On average, 86% of Windows 7 machines in the XPnet pool are regularly consuming 90%-95% of their available RAM, resulting in slow-downs as the systems were forced to increasingly turn to disk-based virtual memory to handle tasks.
Applications can preload more data into virtual memory, allowing .rapid access by the 64-bit processor.
According to the company, GameSafe has a minimal impact on processing power, memory and virtual memory, allowing gamers to maintain 'in-game' responsiveness and eliminating interruptions during play.
These stories are collected as text, images, and audio uploads in the virtual Memory Book--where Web site visitors are encouraged to submit their own histories, traditions, thoughts, and ideas.
"Newer studies, such as multi-slice CT, breast MR, and PET/CT yield thousands of images and place high demand on a computer's physical and virtual memory, especially during comparison viewing when current studies are displayed along with the priors," said Ramin Abrahim, MD, a radiologist with Washington Radiology Associates (WRA) which has six outpatient imaging facilities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
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