On 05/06/2011 02:38 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
> If there is memory pressure and you take away ram for a ram disk, then you're
> going to start swapping, which will give you other problems.

In my experience, Linux moves pieces of the ZEO cache out of RAM long 
before it starts swapping much.

> I tried running ZODB tests off of a RAM disk created that way and got
> lots of strange failures. :(

Hmm, ok.  If that's still the case then SSD is a better option.

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