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May 6, 2011

Zero G at the earth.

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1304726376 ) Play

This term has its origins in an old kind of memory (pictured below). The term remains popular in programming (well, debugging) circles with a very similar meaning to how it originated, although the technology has moved on. (Variants of the term are often used, however, to mean things that have nothing to do at all about the origin, especially among management types). What term?

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Answer:
‘Core Dump’. Core dumps would dump the state of ferrite core memory (pic) to allow programmers to debug causes for crash.

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18 Responses to “Zero G at the earth.”

  1. badideabear
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    Core memory


  2. Raghuvansh
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    Core dump / brain dump.


  3. jowens
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    Core memory


  4. Anjul
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    core dump


  5. dineshk
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    The first magnetic core memory – the primary memory device during the 60s. Computer memory is called core (as in coredump etc.) because of this.


  6. shrik
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    Magnetic core, core dump, core competency, the earth’s core.

    That’s four core.

    Core.


  7. Ananth
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    Magnetic core memory helps you get a core dump


  8. Rogi
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    Core. As in, “Core values” for that last bit, II guess.


  9. Shwetha Maiya
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    Magnetic core


  10. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Kernel


  11. vishwanath

    core memory or core


  12. core
    magnetic core memory is shown


  13. Dibyo
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    Shmoo


  14. shenoyvarun86
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    core competency from core memory?


  15. Manish Achuth
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    Magnetic Core Memory


  16. mrsgollum

    could be memory fault – core dump


  17. udupendra
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    Core dump


  18. Aravind

    Core dump


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