Re: programming with large memory requirements



Randy Howard <randyhoward@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Ben Pfaff wrote
> (in article <87oe6d9re5.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>):
>
>> or concatenate multiple 1 GB ram disks using a raid
>> driver. Either one would allow the effect of a 9 GB ram disk.
>
> Actually, this one is likely to have some measurable overhead,
> if it does work. At the end of the day, no great answer is
> available on 32-bit boxes.

It's certainly true that the best choice would be to spend $300
for an AMD64 box.
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