When Memory Serves You: Using ramfs and tmpfsFeb 01, 2010, 15:33 (1 Talkback[s])
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"If your read/write performance isn't keeping up with your needs, the least expensive and least time-consuming fix is to place those heavily used files into RAM. Reading and writing to RAM is significantly faster than when using disk-based filesystems. Disk I/O-sensitive data transfers, like those involving databases, reap extreme benefits from moving to RAM-based filesystems.
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