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Self-Optimizing I/O Cache

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000058893D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Winarski, DJ [+details]

Abstract

The proper use of input and output cache can enhance the performance of a magnetic or optical disk device. Since the input and output cache requirements will vary with the application program being run on the CPU, a fixed amount of cache selected by a typical user will probably not be optimal.