Definitions

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  • noun computing The operation of reading data from a storage medium in advance so that it is immediately available when requested.

Etymologies

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read +‎ ahead

Examples

  • How much time does it take to call readahead again on files that have been cached once already?

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  • That enables readahead, which is part of the early boot process.

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  • About 0.05 seconds to call readahead on the same list a second time

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  • Preload is an "adaptive readahead daemon" that runs in the background of your system, and observes what programs you use most often, caching them in order to speed up application load time.

    Drastically Speed up your Linux System with Preload

  • Preload is an "adaptive readahead daemon" that runs in the background of your system, and observes what programs you use most often, caching them in order to speed up application load time.

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  • SMI queries to calculate the buffer wait ratio, the buffer turnover rate and the readahead utilization

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  • SMI queries to calculate the buffer wait ratio, the buffer turnover rate and the readahead utilization

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  • SMI queries to calculate the buffer wait ratio, the buffer turnover rate and the readahead utilization

    eggheadcafe.com articles

  • SMI queries to calculate the buffer wait ratio, the buffer turnover rate and the readahead utilization

    eggheadcafe.com articles

  • SMI queries to calculate the buffer wait ratio, the buffer turnover rate and the readahead utilization

    eggheadcafe.com articles

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