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Which filesystem to use for ramdisk?

I have 8 GB of RAM and would like to allocate about 1.5 GB for a ramdisk, mainly to use for Chrome and possibly some other things later. This guide says to format NTFS while this guide says to use ...
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Why can't I eject ramdisk on OSX?

I followed these instructions for creating a ramdisk on OSX. Now I can't unmount the disk despite not using it (lsof verifies nothing is using the disk). Instructions to create: $ hdid -nomount ...
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which ZFS-like filesystem can optimize volume selection based on file access patterns?

Is there a redundant RAID/ZFS-like filesystem that can optimize the placement of files based on their access patterns? My goal is to build a desktop system that will automatically move files among a ...