RAM drive ⇝

RAM disk

<operating system, storage>

A memory-resident program which mimics a hard disk drive. It uses part of computer's RAM to store data which can be accessed as files. Unlike a real disk drive, this drive forgets all stored data when the computer is turned off.

Last updated: 1995-03-14

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