[MUD-Dev] Re: MUD Development Digest
greear at cyberhighway.net
Wed Apr 22 19:54:35 New Zealand Standard Time 1998
Ben Greear (greear at cyberhighway.net) http://www.primenet.com/~greear
Author of ScryMUD: mud.primenet.com 4444
On Wed, 22 Apr 1998, J C Lawrence wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Apr 1998 07:04:14 PST8PDT
> Cat <cat at bga.com> wrote:
> > I presume the comments about disk-based muds running faster than
> > memory-based ones are including the tacit assumption that one is
> > talking about muds that don't have the option of running on a
> > machine with a large surplus of RAM?
> Yes, but only just.
> Aside: I've done a lot of work on large RAM machines (the machine I'm
> typing on now has 256Meg RAM, which is piddley compared to the 32Gig
> RAM sitting behind me).
FYI: got 64MEG for $89, including rebates. A one gig machine
is no longer that big of a leap. Of course, I'll need to write
something to use all this wonderful space :)
[snipped good args about heap management]
I wonder if this applies in Java? Since it is already managing
all the memory, I'd bet it does (or will) provide heap defrag.
Anyone got any info on this?
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