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BACKUP MEMORY [1 record]

Record 1 2019-01-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Memories
CONT

In primary memory, applications and instructions are stored in the main memory which makes them relatively faster to access via data bus. [The] processor is able to retrieve data faster than it does with secondary memory, which acts more like a backup memory to store data in external storage devices.

Key term(s)
  • back-up memory

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mémoires (Informatique)
OBS

[...] une procédure, une méthode ou un ordinateur utilisé en cas de panne de la procédure, de la méthode ou de l'ordinateur principal.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Memorias (Computadoras)
CONT

La memoria virtual utiliza dos niveles de la jerarquía de memoria: la memoria principal y una memoria de respaldo (que suele ser el disco, aunque puede ser una memoria expandida). Sobre [la] memoria de respaldo se establece un mapa uniforme de memoria virtual.

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