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Discussion on: Execute a child process that is not on the filesystem but in memory?

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Sébastien Vercammen • Edited

Create a small ramdisk. Then use it as storage.

You'll need to call a low-level library/executable that creates the ramdisk for you.

Performance benefits should be negligible when compared to running multiple times from an SSD.

A related option is RunPE, commonly used in malware, but the general advice is "don't do it". It has side effects, including being flagged as a potential virus by antivirus software.

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