[OpenAFS] Very large caches
Tue, 27 Nov 2001 11:28:17 -0500
>Historically ram has been a fairly limited resource. Nowadays ram
>is dirt cheap so there's little excuse not to load it up.
yes, ram is dirt cheap now. but disk is even cheaper. it hard to
buy a drive smaller than 9G anymore. unless you have a fast network
you would really prefer to keep as much local to your machine as
>My question is: Is anyone using ram cache with OpenAFS? (Or has
>anyone tried yet?) I think I recall reading here a while back that
>no one knew if it even worked with OpenAFS yet.
i have done quite a bit of testing of memcache under irix. it works
but you need to make sure your ram cache is big enough.