What is the difference between RAM and Cache Memory in SQL Server 2005?

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SQL Server 2005
What is the difference between RAM and Cache Memory?

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RAM is a physical object within the server. There are two kinds of cache memory which reside within the physical RAM. These are the buffer cache and the procedure cache. This blog post explains a bit about the differences and how to figure out how much of each SQL will be using. The article referenced here goes into more detail.

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  • Michael Tidmarsh
    For some further help, I would suggest checking out this definition on cache memory too.
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