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Cache or caching may refer to:

  • Caching or hoarding (animal behavior), a food storing behavior of animals
  • A cache or hoard, a collection of artifacts
  • Treasure trove, a valuable cache which has been lost, or left unclaimed by the owner, or a place where items are stored
  • Geocaching, an outdoor treasure-hunting game which involves looking for containers of varying sizes called geocaches or caches
  • Bear cache, a bear-safe storage facility


  • Cache (computing), a collection of data duplicating original values stored elsewhere on a computer, usually for easier access
    • CPU cache, a small area of fast memory used by the central processing unit
    • Disk buffer, the small amount of buffer memory present on a hard drive
    • Page cache, the cache of disk pages kept by the operating systems, stored in unused main memory
    • Web cache, a mechanism for the temporary storage of web documents to increase performance
    • DNS cache, a server in the domain name system which stores queried results for a period of time
    • P2P caching, a technique used to reduce bandwidth costs for content on peer-to-peer networks
    • Database caching, a mechanism used to cache database content in multi-tier applications
  • InterSystems Caché, an object / relational database


Caché may refer to:

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