On Fri, 2016-01-22 at 17:39 -0600, NightLightHosts Admin wrote: > Ed Heron <Ed at heron-ent.com> wrote: > > Absolutely, I'll share my real world results. I'm happy that I'm not > > the only person interested in the technique. I'm a little disappointed > > somebody isn't telling me there is a much simpler method of putting my > > database in RAM. The technique is only useful in a situation where the > > server has gobs of RAM so it might only apply to a small subset of users > > but it might speed up database access. And since it is being done by > > the virtual host, the guest doesn't need to know anything about it. > > This keeps guest complexity down. Also, I don't have as much Windows > > knowledge as I have Linux knowledge so it was easier for me to implement > > under Linux. > > > See, > > This is where I get confused again, which type of database is it? It is a Customer Relationship Management database running under InterBase on Microsoft Windows Server. However, because the database server is a virtual machine, it doesn't matter. The technique could be useful for speeding up any disk-centric activity.