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memory

the part of a COMPUTER that stores information. The two main types of computer memory are RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory). HARD DISKS and FLOPPY DISKS provide additional memory capacity for storing computer programs and data.
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As an example, Facebook and Intel are collaborating closely on Intel(r) Optane(tm) technology, and Facebook has been working to re-architect its storage hierarchy to take advantage of this type of technology.
Henk van Houten and Wouter Leibbrandt have a keen understanding of the technology and its future place in the storage hierarchy, providing here a highly informed glimpse of what the technology will likely bring to consumer electronics, as well as to computer storage.
This layer of the storage hierarchy is called the cooperative cache, and improves performance by reducing server accesses.
Software, rather than additional personnel, controls the migration, or movement, of files and volumes throughout the storage hierarchy.
Beyond the SSD drive subsystem, additional parameters for the storage hierarchy are also examined, including:
Database management involves the management of video data, from storage hierarchy to data models and organization, and to search and indexing techniques.
It uses this diversity by matching data to different tiers in the storage hierarchy, according to its business value.
There are many levels of the storage hierarchy though three levels are most often used.
At the hardware level, this essentially comes down to introducing new layers of disk technology into the storage hierarchy.
Management software intelligently moves information along the storage hierarchy.
Advanced SRM (Storage Resource Management) products are aiming at proactive or anticipatory data movement based on user-defined policies that further optimize the storage hierarchy while easing the growing management burden.