Big Memory Servers and Modern Approaches to Disk-Based Computation

  title={Big Memory Servers and Modern Approaches to Disk-Based Computation},
  author={Po Hao Chen and Kurt L. Keville},
—The Big Memory solution is a new computing paradigm facilitated by commodity server platforms that are available today. It exposes a large RAM subsystem to the Operating System and therefore affords application programmers a number of previously unavailable options for data management. Additionally, certain vendor-specific solutions offer additional memory management options that will result in better data reliability and access speeds. 

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