Primary memory is computer memory that a processor or computer accesses first or directly. It allows a processor to access running execution applications and services that are temporarily stored in a specific memory location. Primary memory is also known as primary storage or main memory.
Ever wondered how all those emails, pictures and tweets can travel over the Internet without clashing with each other? In this article we’ll take a high-level look at the technique that makes this possible.
Allen Hudspeth is a freelance writer and editor based in the Southeastern United States. He has also worked as a programmer/analyst, and likes to play around with Adobe Flex/ActionScript applications in his spare time. Full Bio
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