[ILUG] benefits of raw i/o
drjolt+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Jun 13 21:59:42 IST 2000
Quoting <Pine.LNX.4.21.0006132111200.19518-100000 at rossi.itg.ie>
by Paul Jakma <paulj at itg.ie>:
> eek.. one other more obvious reason:
> if dataset is far far greater than RAM, then trying to cache it is pretty
> futile... esp. if access to that dataset is non-obvious.
Eh, I have squid on my machine, and it's not futile, even if the whole
web won't fit in it...
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