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Server+ Certification Training Guide by Server+ Certified Technician Elton Jernigan

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Memory

  • 0.6 Identify the characteristics of different types of memory. Identify how the amount of memory affects network server performance. Identify how interleaving of memory affects network server performance. Major memory topics include:

    • Amount of memory

    • Memory interleaving

    • Type of memory

NOTE

RAM, Is There SAM? Random access means that the bytes of data in main memory can be accessed in any order (at random). This implies that there is, or was, such a thing as sequential access memory (SAM), which is not the case.

Main or system memory for network servers is random access memory (RAM).

There are two basic types of RAM: dynamic RAM (DRAM), and static RAM (SRAM). Dynamic RAM needs to be refreshed many times per second to maintain data. Static ...

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