[Beowulf] zram usage
prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu
Thu May 1 12:18:11 PDT 2014
On 05/01/2014 07:31 AM, John Hearns wrote:
> I'm my eternal quest for more RAM , has anyone used zram with HPC
> I suppose any gains would depend on how sparse /compressible the data
> you are holding in RAM is.
If you're on an eternal quest for more RAM, have you looked at using an
NVMe SSD device, or an UltraDIMM? They may not perform as fast as RAM,
but you can get a lot more space for less money, so the capacity may
make up for the shortfall in performance.
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