In earlier 2.6.X kernels, pdflush was used and it would spawn more pdflush threads if all current pdflush threads were busy for a second (read from The Linux Page Cache and pdflush). Since the ...
Is it beneficial to artificially prime the buffer cache when dealing with larger files? Here's a scenario: A large file needs to be processed, line by line. Conceptually, it is easy to parallelize ...
I have been considering bcache and flashcache. However my friend suggested me something called ZFS. In fact it says that formating disk with ZFS can actually do the exact same thing without kernel ...
I installed http://www.superspeed.com/desktop/supercache.php for windows and the result is awesome. Every program I run is faster. Basically it uses the memory to cache data. Simple idea. I also use ...