Wednesday, 22 July 2009


  • read-ahead - it is a system that loads data with excess into the RAM, so next time when data is loaded from the following area it is readed from RAM not disc, which is much faster.
  • noatime - mounting option which doesn't update access timestamp when a file is readed
  • DNS - (Domain Name Server) server translating domain names to IP address eg. is translated to, this operation takes some time


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