This may be a strange case, but I used to enable and disable my swap file depending on which apps I wanted to run. (I found that disabling the swap file when I would run Parallels made a difference. ...
I had previously consulted this thread when using snow leopard to move all swap to an SSD: Moving the swapfiles to a dedicated partition in Snow Leopard The information appears to be out of date at ...
So I just installed an SSD in my MBP and have been a bit concerned about running out of disk space. I noticed that /private/var/vm holds an 8.6 gb sleepimage file as well as swap files. I'd be much ...