Kernel Space: How to Use a Terabyte of RAM

“We have not yet reached a point where systems–even high-end
boxes–come with a terabyte of installed memory. But products like
those from Violin Memory make it clear that the day is coming; one
can buy a Violin box with 500GB in it now. So it seems worth asking
the question: once one has spent the not inconsiderable sum to buy
a box like that, what does one do with all that memory – especially
now that the Firefox developers have gotten serious about fixing
memory leaks? Perhaps it’s time for some wild ideas…”