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distributed memory

<architecture> The kind of memory in a parallel processor where each processor has fast access to its own local memory and where to access another processor's memory it must send a message via the inter-processor network.

Opposite: shared memory.

(1995-03-22)

 


Nearby terms: Distributed Eiffel Distributed Logic Programming Distributed Management Environment distributed memory Distributed Network Operating System Distributed Operating Multi Access Interactive Network Distributed Processes
 

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