Reference library on memory management
, Research Paper
...Paging and Segmentation Virtual memory virtual” means something that is not real) (Joseph, 2007) is an attribute of computer systems in which permanent data storages are utilized in various procedures, thus allowing RAM, or main memory, i.e. “active” or “fast” memory, to be free for other software (Virtual Memory, 2007). If the additional RAM is inserted, the computer system is then able to handle large files and operate with the help of “headroom” memory. Unfortunately, this kind of use of virtual memory is slower. Apart from many advantages, virtual memory and paging have various disadvantages as well. One of the challenges is the extra resource consumption, i.e... hardware to work on,...