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Why Data Waste Treatment on computer systems is needed?

Out of many parameters why computer systems hang us by slowing down, the computers slow down also due to the accumulation of waste as Windows based computer used for any length of time - the longer you have it, the slower it goes just because of the accumulation of data files and entries in system logs.

Two scientists from Johns Hopkins University have published a paper on arXiv, where they argue that data waste management on computer systems
could, and should be handled similarly to the way physical-world waste is managed.

And in their paper, Ragib Hasan and Randal Burns pick up where computer scientists at Cornel University left off after discovering in 1999 that up to 80% of files written to the hard drive by the Windows NT operating system were deleted within five seconds of being created.

Analysis by Ragib Hasan & Randal Burns
MacBook laptop
Ubuntu Linux (desktop) &
Fedora Linux fileserver

3 computers analyzed in the University Library to find out what percentage of the files on each of the computers had not been accessed since their creation.

And the percentage for system where
MacBook - 20.6
Desktop - 47.4
Server - 57.1

Percentage of disk space used for:
MacBook - 98.5
Desktop - 38.1
Server - 99.5

Indicating that a large number of files using a lot of disk space had never been used again once being created. This is clearly an inefficient use of resources.

Besides slowing computers down due to I/O bottlenecks, data waste can also contribute to faster burnout times for flash technology, which have a limited number of lifetime write/rewrites before dying.

The authors suggest for a better waste data management for digital objects and provide insights into how to identify and categorize waste data. How to Fast up Computer from slow performs Of The PcHow to clean your PC for brand new feel

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