Cache Replacement Strategies for Mobile Data Caching

Date Added: Aug 2012
Format: PDF

Data caching is an important technique in mobile computing environments for improving data availability and access latencies particularly because these computing environments are characterized by narrow bandwidth wireless links and frequent disconnections. Cache replacement policy plays a vital role to improve the performance in a cached mobile environment, since the amount of data stored in a client cache is small. In this paper, the authors reviewed some of the well known cache replacement policies proposed for mobile data caches.