Published Online: 15 SEP 2008
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
How to Cite
Denning, P. J. 2008. Virtual Memory. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1–4.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2008
Virtual memory is the simulation of a storage space so large that users do not need to recompile their works when storage configurations change. Every byte of the virtual memory is addressed in the same way, regardless of the placement of address space components in the memory hierarchy.
- operating systems;
- address mapping;
- address space;
- address translation;
- capability machines;
- object-oriented systems;
- replacement algorithm;
- working set;