Fundamentally I agree, more RAM is better, however, that depends on the
problem that is being solved. If the performance issue is a series of
wait states on storage access, more RAM will not help, only more and
faster storage access or a change to the program will help. The
question is, and I think Sue or Dawn may have expressed it, what is
causing the wait states that are slowing the system down? Once the wait
states are understood, then get the hardware/software to correct it.
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On 2/14/2013 10:25 PM, Ken Sims wrote:
>if I would have, for example, 32GB main storage and 2TB of disk
Unless there was actually a need for more DASD, personally I would
>What would be be better bang for the buck:
>I could upgrade my main storage to 128GB or 256GB for the same price
>I could get 512GB of SDD???
lean for as RAM as I could afford.
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