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Volume 20, Number 5, Page 518 (1976)
Nontopical Issue
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An Analysis of Buffer Paging in Virtual Storage Systems

by W. G. Tuel,Jr.
Storage buffers are often used to hold temporary results or data that may be re-referenced in the near future. If these buffers are pagable, searching the buffer may cause a high number of page exceptions. A model of this phenomenon is postulated, and compared with experimental data.
Related Subjects: Paging; Queuing theory and applications; Storage hierarchies