I am planning to run Windows on my new iMac. For work purposes I would like to treat Windows and OSX as two separate computers to keep work separate from my personal things and so I would like to use bootcamp. I do, however, have a couple of Windows programs that are not work related, so I might like to run Parallels as well. Silly question # 1 I will need to be booting in and out of Windows a number of times every week. Aside from the inconvenience (although I have a 512GB SSD so it should be pretty fast), is there any concern from a computer and hardware longevity standpoint as a result of doing frequent reboots? Question 2 (perhaps a little less silly): I understand that I can run parallels off the bootcamp partition/installation of Windows. What kind of resources would this require in terms of RAM? Would 16GB be sufficient or should I go for more? (I currently have only 8GB and planned to install some more for my photo editing in any event). Thanks!