Core dump

Core dump, chunky bits!


In computing terms a core dump refers to the saving of a software program’s working¬† information stored in the computer’s temporary memory or random access memory (RAM) to a file on the machine when the program terminates abnormally. This unexpected termination of the program is usually called a crash. Core dump is a dated term and is also referred to as a memory dump.

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