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linux eats all memory, seems like it is not for specific application [duplicate]

The system is not overloaded and there is no huge process that eats memory (RAM) but still it has only 20-40 MB free. Who is taking RAM and should I avoid it? (how?)
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my webserver with 16GB ram shows all RAM as used, but is it really, see the 'top' [duplicate]

I have some questions about my web server. Its a LAMP web server running centos 5.5 and php5, mysql5. The server gets hundreds (maybe thousand) of concurrent users during peak hours. I'm trying to ...
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Why is RAM usage so high on an idle server? [duplicate]

I'm investigating a server used for scientific data analysis. It's running RHEL 6.4 It has almost 200GB of RAM. It's been running very slowly for users via SSH, and after some poking around I quickly ...
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Server with high consumption of physical memory; swap is not being used [duplicate]

Please, I need a help. I have a Linux that has the following scenario of RAM memory consumption: root@cpro15623 [~]# free -m total used free shared buffers cached ...
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Memory usage on my firewall [duplicate]

I have a memory usage problem with my Checkpoint Firewall (it's a physical firewall). On my monitoring software OPManager I can see that 94% of my memory is used. In SSH, when i enter this command : ...
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RAM memory is increasing progressively [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with my VPS Ve, right now I have two sites running with PHP (one of them with Wordpress), a few days ago the RAM usage rose above 100%, strange thing is I made no changes. RAM ...
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Cache memory Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Linux reporting “free” memory strangely? I have noticed that the cache memory on my vps always stays around the max value. I have nothing running at the moment ...
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High memory consumption on my VPS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Meaning of the buffers/cache line in the output of free Why is Linux reporting “free” memory strangely? I have a 12GB RAM VPS where I host a a couple of static ...
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A brand new VPS with high system overhead for RAM. Should I worry? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Linux reporting “free” memory strangely? I recently bought a cloud VPS (CentOS 5.8 x64) with 1024MB RAM from one of the hosting providers. It's managed and has ...
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When does Linux run out of memory? [duplicate]

I'm trying to establish why a process keeps unexpectedly stopping, and one possibility is that the server is running out of memory, but I'm not sure I understand memory and Linux properly. Take the ...
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Memory pegged by unknown process [duplicate]

I have some strange output from the top command on my web server. Output is ordered by %MEM: top - 13:57:43 up 13 days, 21:58, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 Tasks: 118 total, 1 running, ...
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apache2/php workaround [duplicate]

Since i faced issues with apache2 processes eating all my memory within short time, i found a workaround like this cronjob: 0,15,30,45 * * * * [ -x /usr/lib/php5/maxlifetime ] && [ -d ...
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What is using the memory when e2fsck is running? [duplicate]

I am having trouble running e2fsck due to memory limitations, as detailed in this question. In the course of investigating that, I came upon something that may be of more general interest, so I will ...
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Ubuntu Precise server (basic install) using a lot of memory [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (all packages and distribution completely up to date) was just using 558MB of RAM when I shelled in this morning. Nothing is running on the server besides sshd and whatever ...
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Server Consume 47 %of RAM [duplicate]

I have server dual core with 2 gb of RAM and 2 website with no many traffic and the RAM it´s to 47 % , i have simple web in html and one wordpress with only some informations and nothing traffic I ...

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