Tag: ram

Feb 12 2018

The Computer Chronicles – RAM Resident Software (1986)

We take for granted the fact that over the past 20+ years now we’ve been able to pretty much run whatever we want on our computer at whatever time we want – even at the same time. This seems normal to us, but it wasn’t always the case. In early computer systems,  either as a …

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May 03 2012

Experimenting with ReadyBoost: A quirky tale of caching.

So, sometime last year, I decided to see just what the Windows ReadyBoost feature would do on my desktop machine. Yes, I know the feature is designed with laptops in mind, but at the time I did not yet own a Windows 7 based laptop, so there really wasn’t much I could do, save for …

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