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The Carbon Cache Module

Cache Service Design

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Author: Greg Hinkle (ghinkle at
Version: $Revision: 1.3 $($Author: araman $ / $Date: 2003/05/05 07:42:44 $)
Created: March 2003


This is the list of requirements for the cache service.

Given a key, the ability to retrieve a data object
The ability to refresh the data in the cache periodically or at user request
Provide fast-access to data
Provide thread-safe access to data
The ability to create and remove a cache via a user-oriented API
The ability to have cache elements expire

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