[CentOS-virt] SATA vs RAID5 vs VMware

Fri Sep 25 19:44:19 UTC 2009
Jerry Franz <jfranz at freerun.com>

Benjamin Franz wrote:
> And I just learned something new. According to 
> http://communities.vmware.com/thread/105144;jsessionid=DE9B4FFB861971525BEDBD8984F6A670?start=15&tstart=0 
> if you use /dev/shm for your tmpDirectory you don't pay the 'double the 
> memory' penalty. I am testing it now.
To wrap this up, VMware has actually put up a Knowledge Base entry on 
this documenting exactly how to do it as of last month:


Benjamin Franz