Most modern operating systems are capable of using a file or partition known as a swap or paging file. Most Linux distributions will also install one for you by default. This file is used to extend the amount of available RAM by writing some of it to your hard drive.
There's just one problem: hard drives are slow. We can't fix that problem yet, but we can avoid it...

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