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For some things you need DRAM, but for everything else there's flash. At least that's the message Facebook gave on Tuesday when it took the wraps off 'McDipper', a technology the social network has developed to let it save on memory and get more out of its flash. In a post to the Facebook engineering blog that is sure to get …

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McDipper

Hark! I hear the distant rumblings of a gavel (Anyone think of a better collective noun for lawyers?) of Mcdonalds lawyers coming.

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Re: Increase your RAM using the HARD DISK!

>>> Why are new computers often still stuck on 4 gig of RAM?

Because it keeps the costs down, and most people don't need that much anyway.

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fusion io with memcache

haven't needed it myself but for those who need a more generic memcached for flash

http://www.fusionio.com/load/-media-/1a7jn7/docsLibrary/Fusion-io_and_memcached.pdf

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