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RAMDrive Build Cache

Saving your SSD (a little) After the recent article comparing HDD vs SSD vs RAM, I thought I'd expand a little on using a RAMDrive as a build cache with Visual Studio 2015. Of note, this technique is pointless with Xcode as it already caches everything in RAM, so all you'd be doing is doubling…
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Whilst performing some (frankly needlessly painful) IT support on our internal SCM server I embarked on a small exercise to determine how 'fast' my personal collection of drive solutions actually are in the real world (or as near as can be judged). In this instance, I have a number of SSD's floating about, and my…
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