core memory

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Noun1.core memory - (computer science) a computer memory consisting of an array of magnetic cores; now superseded by semiconductor memories
magnetic core, core - (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"
RAM, random access memory, random memory, random-access memory, read/write memory - the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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When an "idea" to run away and return to Minnesota is planted in Riley's mind, Joy and Sadness realize they need to work together to create a new, amalgamated core memory that creates a new personality island that will promote positive coping and adaptation to a new life and allow Riley to lead a more emotionally complex life that weaves emotions together.
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We will be using pMTJ-based STT-MRAM as one of the core memory technologies in our own ultra-high performance enterprise solid-state storage arrays, which will be brought to market later next year," said Petro Estakhri, founder, president and CEO of Avalanche.
Discerning gamers are accustomed to over-clocking their hardware components - CPU, GPU and core memory frequencies - to get the best performance out of their rig.
Today's transactions will help strengthen the combined companies' market position in the memory industry through increased research and development and manufacturing scale; improved access to core memory market segments; and additional wafer capacity to balance among DRAM, NAND and NOR memory solutions for the ultimate benefit of Micron and Elpida customers," Micron CEO Mark Durcan said in a statement.
Any collection considering itself comprehensive in computer history needs CORE MEMORY.
Core memory, which was a mere 4 kilobytes back in the 1960s, has expanded, while hard drives are able to store programs that used to be fed into the instruments on paper tape.
Hynix's commitment to creating a development engine built on best-in-class tools and flows is a testament to its leadership and strategic vision for driving future growth of its core memory business and Korea's semiconductor industry.
An in memory database stores information in internal core memory.
It had core memory, it had the first rotating disk, it had a start program and front board program--it had extremely complex mechanics.