Temporary files: RAM or disk?
Posted Jun 2, 2012 23:41 UTC (Sat) by giraffedata
In reply to: Temporary files: RAM or disk?
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I used to analyze ~10G of data, and reading from RAM was at least 300% faster, ...
You imply that with /tmp in a disk-based filesystem, you didn't read from RAM. Why would that be? Why weren't your files in cache?
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