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Limit noise from hard disk using RAM (tmpfs) instead

I’m using a laptop, among other things, as alarm clock (included in my -utils general debian package). The hard disk of this laptop is not getting any younger and get noisy while there’s a decent amount of RAM available. 367 more words


check writing speed on a mount

I wanted to compare the writing speed on my ext3 partitioned mount and tmpfs mount in fedora20. So yeah.. dd command did come pretty handy.. 58 more words

General Learning

ESXi Embedded: Sustain Against Complete Loss Of Physical Disk Backing

I recently encountered an issue in my home lab that I’ve not seen before and wanted to share my experiences, as what I learned was really interesting and highlights a value-add of ESXi that isn’t possible with other hypervisors today. 1,138 more words


How to Patch ESXi 5.5 Hosts Using RAMDisk

Hello, I am Aaron Smith, a core Systems Engineer for VMware located in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, and this is my first post on our local SE site.   665 more words


Run your Mac up to 40 times faster, increase SSD lifetime with a RAM Disk

”Once upon a time (specifically, for about a year between buying my first laptop in 2006 and the Internet’s October, 1997 arrival in my neck of the (literal) woods) I ran the PowerBook 5300 about 95% on a RAM disk,” Charles Moore reports for TechnologyTell. 441 more words