IDEA and project in RAM Disk?


I am wondering how much performance you would gain if you put all stuff needed for a project in a RAM disk?
So: Intellij including system and config folder, project root (which includes .gradle, node_modules, ... )
Memory is quite cheap currently, so I am thinking of getting another 32GB and creating a ram disk with that.

Is it worth it at all?
I am finding some blog articles and such in the intraweb but they are at least a couple of years old.
Has anybody tried it with a recent IDEA version?


We don't have the stats, but it should improve the performance. The gain would depend a lot on your hardware. If you already have a pretty fast SSD, it would not be that much of a gain as the performance would be likely CPU bound.


Stephen Friedrich Did you manage to set it up this way?


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