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Disk buffer

Known as: FUA, Force Unit Access, Read-ahead 
In computer storage, disk buffer (often ambiguously called disk cache or cache buffer) is the embedded memory in a hard disk drive (HDD) acting as a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Flash is a widely used storage device that provides high density and low power, appealing properties for general purpose… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Partitioning within a B-tree, based on an artificial leading key column and combined with online reorganization, can be exploited… Expand
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2003
2003
The functionality that is provided by Mass Storage Systems can be implemented using data grid technology. Data grids already… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Enterprise storage systems depend on disk arrays for their capacity and availability needs. To design and maintain storage… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have performed a study of the usage of the Windows NT File System through long-term kernel tracing. Our goal was to provide a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Obtaining timely and accurate information about the low-level characteristics of disk drives presents a problem for system design… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Most file systems attempt to predict which disk blocks will be needed in the near future and prefetch them into memory; this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Modern disk drives read-ahead data and reorder incoming requests in a workload-dependent fashion. This improves their performance… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In this paper, we propose a novel adaptive admission control algorithm, in which a client is admitted for service by a multimedia… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Client disks ure a valuable resource that ure not adequately exploited by current client-server ciatabase systems. In this papeG… Expand
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