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The Concept of Memory Hierarchy in Linux

Article Source Bright Hub
May 21, 2009, 2:34 pm

Understanding how memory works is one of the most important steps to getting to know your computer, especially in a system like Linux. This article outlines the basic memory hierarchy of Linux, and what Linux does to make managing your memory as efficient as possible.

Memory hierarchy may sound like too high an abstract thing to easily understand, but the concept is actually quite simple. In this article, the concept of memory hierarchy is explained, in particular with reference to Linux systems...

 

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