> I calculated a memory load, based on average session size of 16K and 5000
> concurrent sessions = ~80MB of RAM spent.
> How many disk I/O saved?..
You could also switch to Knoppix, keep the entire operating system in
memory, and not have any disk I/O.
Could someone please remind me of the problem that we were trying to solve?
"We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time:
premature optimization is the root of all evil."
Donald Knuth (Code Complete, p594)