spooling

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spooling

  1. present participle of spool

NounEdit

spooling ‎(plural spoolings)

  1. (computing) The operation of placing something in temporary storage, i.e. a spool.
    • 1998, Ashish Gupta, ‎Oded Shmueli, ‎Jennifer Widom, Proceedings of the Twenty-fourth International Conference on Very Large Databases
      Hence, if a query is parallelized correctly it can benefit also from parallel I/O facilities and from the increased database cache that can reduce disk spoolings.
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