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One other thought: have you tried just letting it swap? Depending on your algorithm, the VM system might do a great job of efficiently keeping the part you care about in RAM while swapping the rest to disk. That was my experience with a very large data set on FreeBSD. We didn't even realize it had started swapping because it slowed down so little.

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