A Random Access Memory (RAM) disk is a file system created in memory. The main purpose of creating a RAM disk is to generate faster I/O throughput to perform temporary I/O-intensive tasks. Why only temporary? Well, because RAM disk content isn’t stored permanently. When the AIX Logical Partition (LPAR) is rebooted, the data inside RAM disk vaporizes. Therefore, RAM disk is only intended to provide a temporary high-speed file system area. In this article, I’ll show you how to ...

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