Memory mapped files use the system's memory manager and lets you treat large files as if they were in-memory objects, supporting extremely large file access, faster access, and multiple, simultaneous processes accessing the same file.
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Encryption and keeping secrets depends on large prime numbers that are too big to crack by brute force. .NET framework 4.0 introduces the BigInteger that has no theoretical upper and lower bounds.
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