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    Web app developer since 1994 and Google Cloud Platform Instructor now residing in Colorado. Besides tech, I enjoy landscape photography and share my work at ColoradoPhoto.gallery.

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Archive for February 25th, 2010

Windoze performance tip

Posted by David Chandler on February 25, 2010

At Tuesday night’s AJUG on Java performance tuning, Kirk Pepperdine was discussing the evils of swap in a RAM-plentiful age and offered this interesting freebie: set your paging file size to ZERO (assuming you do actually have enough RAM to keep everything in memory). Besides the ~10% boost you get from not paging memory to/from disk, it saves battery life on laptops by not spinning the disk as much.

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