Synonym for: RAM - Acronym for: Random Access Memory, a type of computer data storage.

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IBM x3650 M3 Rackserver - What configuration for VMHost

I need a Server for hosting several virtual machines. I want to run 3-5 Linux systems (mostly Debian) VMs for webserver, database, GitLab, ldap and also a fileserver. I can choose between these two ...
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Comparing 1x Xeon multi core vs 4x UltraSparc IV

I'm in the process of reviewing specs for hardware running an Oracle server. The new hardware will be running using Xeon processor compared to the old servers (Solaris) running on UltraSparc IV. So ...
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Jetbrains team products + out of memory

I am trying to build an Ubuntu server 15.10 VM with all the software tooling required for software development. When I saw that Jetbrains offers various tools like: hub, youtrack, teamcity and ...
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Abnormally high Outlook 2010 RAM usage for one Terminal Server user (RDS)

I'm working on a busy Windows 2008R2 Terminal Server where a particular user's Outlook session consumes between 2GB and 4GB of RAM. The process doesn't appear to be a slow memory leak, as the RAM is ...
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How to stop NGINX spawning new instances

So a bit of background, I'm running a little web app using just in-memory data. It's about 20 rows all-in so I've removed the database to speed things up. Just recently I deployed it on a Raspberry ...
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How much RAM is enough RAM where you want it to be ECC?

I am building a high-spec workstation on a X99 chipset, and I found that 64GB of DDR4 (non-ECC) RAM is quite affordable. This got me wondering, because data integrity in my workloads are important; ...
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Implications of increasing physical ram of VM

I have a Centos7 VM running under VMware and I'm considering increasing virtual memory in the Centos VM. Currently my VM has 8GB of virtual memory, 6GB of swap and using 0 swap right now. I am ...
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Linux Server Memory: Is this enough?

One of (weblogic)process on my WAS server(redhat linux) is killed at last night. There is no log. so I doubt my system memory. Is the system or process has enough memory? server specification and ...
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Is there a way to limit the “buffer” memory use in Linux?

I'd like to limit a Linux server's assignment of RAM into the disk cache buffer and instead leave it idle. (CentOS 5 if it matters). I know it's ideal to be using every drop of physical RAM available ...
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How much minimum memory do we need for a cPanel with low viewed sites? [duplicate]

I have a new VPS with 50GB disk and 1GB RAM, CENTOS 6.7 x86_64 kvm – server WHM 54.0 (build 8). I have a few sites only, where the most visited site has around 3000 views per day (all other sites may ...
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How can I close httpd open conncetion? [closed]

I have a lot of open connection of httpd and ram usage, how can i solve this?
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HyperV memory per NUMA node

I have some issue with memory allocation on my Hyper-V 2012 R2 server. Server has 16GB of RAM, with 2 x 12 core CPUs. When I run Get-VMHostNumaNode, I am getting following results: NodeId ...
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Advice on DL380 G5 RAM, and why the DIMMS I have aren't supported

I have 3x DL380 G5 servers that were second hand retired ones. One of the servers, I populated with 4x 4GB DIMMs, and 4x 1GB DIMMs. Everything was working away merrily, and I decided to purchase some ...
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Not enough memory in the system to start the virtual machine [on hold]

I have problem with my newly installed hyper-v server. Server is IBM x3650 M4 dual processor with 2x8GB ram, correctly placed, one for each processor (I placed them correctly after problem started - ...
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Does memtest86+ test memory which is used to run itself?

One of the common server failure scenarios is bad DRAM, sometimes even when ECC memory is used. memtest86+ is one of the most useful tools to diagnose DRAM problems. As it loads itself at the start ...
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How to allocate memory to memcached?

I need to allocate memory to memcached. I executed following command sudo find / -name memcached.conf and it returned a single file located at /opt/bitnami/common/etc/memcached.conf and it ...
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Installing 2x16GB + 2x8GB ram in Dell R410?

In Dell's memory guide for the R410, they only give examples when using 16GB modules. So my question is, how do I install 2x16GB + 2x8GB modules when having 2 CPU's?
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centos vps memory is too full

my ram is almost full without any process using it. maybe you think it's a duplicate question but unlike others my -/+ buffers/cache is used too. this is output of related commands: top - 00:27:38 ...
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Docker using huge amount of swap memory on Ubuntu 15.04, why?

I am suffering from excessive memory usage, currently amounting to ~940 MB physical and ~1 GB swap memory, on my Ubuntu 15.04 x64 Docker (1.9.1-cs2, build 4ade326) host. According to top, Docker is ...
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Is 1GB ram enough for 250 mailboxes on a basic postfix dovecot email server [duplicate]

P.S: I did 20 minutes of research to find any solution here so I clearly know why I created separate question. Please don't mark duplicate unnecessarily. This is second time I am asking same ...
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Interpreting mcelog output for bad DIMM

I'm getting streams of mcelog errors on a machine to which I don't have physical access. It seems like a bad DIMM, but I'm having a hard time determining exactly which one. mcelog output looks like ...
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N0.C1.D0 meaning in dimm config?

Could somebody explain to me what this code means in dimm config? I have E2680 server. Below is the log: N0.C0.D0 : 16 GB (1Rx4) DDR3 - bank: 8, row: 0x20000, col: 0x800, 800 8-6-6 cwl= 5 ...
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host a 500gb mysql database in RAM memory

I have a 500gb mysql database. Assuming that buying RAM is not a problem (memory is cheap), is it practical or even sane to host an entire 500gb mysql database in RAM memoery for faster accessing ...
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XEN VPS wrong memory?

I ordered a VPS on XEN platform with 1 GB of memory. CentOS 6.6 uname -a Linux vps 2.6.32-504.23.4.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jun 9 20:57:37 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I checked the ...
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Will adding CPU cores or RAM to my cloud server improve speed in my situation? [duplicate]

I have a Siteground cloud server, and I know nothing about servers. It hosts 8 websites, although 3 of them have their own dedicated IP addresses and cPanels. It's on a Linux server, but there's ...
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Physical memory runs out after sql changes

We have an 2008 r2 server working for 5 years, its physical memory was always around 70% but after our last site code and SQL stored procedures and functions updates it got to 94-96% and all the pages ...
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Memory Hotplug in Linux is supported?

Does someone know, if the underlying hardware supports memory hotplug, in Linux is supported without reboot? Especially in Centos 6.x(x86_64). Thanks
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DELL PowerEdge R710 RAM upgrade

I have the following configuration: 36GB MEMORY FOR 2CPU 6X4GB on bank #1 (A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3) 6X2GB on bank#2 (A4, A5, A6, B4, B5, B6) Visualization of DIMM slots I have another 6x16GB ...
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NUMA processor definition

NUMA, non-uniform memory access designates a symetric multi-processing system where processors are grouped into nodes, with each group sharing some level of memory, so that memory access on same node ...
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Generating a lot of dirty pages is blocking synchronous writes

We have processes doing background writes of big files. We would like those to have minimal impact on other processes. Here is a test realised on SLES11 SP4. The server has massive memory, which ...
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Is it possible to increase the size of RAM of a CISCO UCS blade server?

We have a Cisco UCS Server which has 256GB RAM and installed with Win 2008 Server 64bit. I wanted to know can we upgrade its RAM to 512GB RAM? Is it possible to do that or do we need to build a new ...
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How to change grafana units of measurement on Y-axis? [closed]

I am gathering data from servers by collectd and store it in the graphite. I want to use grafana dashboards. I am trying to create visualisation for memory plugin. In graphite I am seeing data in Mb, ...
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CENTOS 6.5 x86_64 standard rsync filling cached ram while using nocache

What I'm doing: I have mounted a windows share on my server and every five minutes I move a 1.5GB file to it using this command: nocache -n 4 rsync -a -W --bwlimit=20000 /mnt/share /file/location ...
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Minimum hardware requirements for ElasticSearch in docker [duplicate]

I am developing a search application using elasticsearch and I would like to keep the development cost as low as possible. What are the minimum requirements for elasticsearch to run properly inside a ...
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RAM not compatible [closed]

I'm new here and new to servers in general, so I might just be overlooking something. I recently was given a few free Apple Xserves (3,1). I decided I would try to build a single better server from ...
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Is it safe to use not ECC RAM for cold backup server?

I need home computer for simple backup task (just cronjob on Linux, it will run once per day): Download file from my production server (in datacenter, it's good server with Xeons & ECC RAM etc.) ...
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Side-effects of having different Memory (RAM) in a server? Example 1600 Mhz and 2100 Mhz [closed]

I know that you should always have the same memory clock speed and in best case even the same manufacturer meaning the same RAM Module. But what happens if you use for example the following setup: ...
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Tomcat shuts down unexpectidly

I am using Apache Tomcat 8.0.23 with 1 GB RAM on centos 6 OS . I have used servlet and jsp for server side . But after few days it shuts down automatically . I have given memory size as ...
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How to increase the amount of memory used for caching on 32 bit Linux?

I have a server with 64 GiB RAM running 32 bit Debian GNU/Linux v7.9: # uname -a Linux srv1 3.2.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.2.68-1+deb7u5 i686 GNU/Linux # free -m total used ...
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Which memory settings to use for this MySQL server? [duplicate]

I've been looking in a lot of places so far but I couldn't find any articles about how much memory to allocate to MySQL based on server size. I am about to deploy a website on a relatively small ...
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Is there a way for Apache to control how much memory it reserves?

Apache seems to have no control over how much memory it reserves. In MPM prefork you control the maximum number of processes you want to allow, but whatever number you use there, there is always a ...
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Linux swap not used, even when OS run out of memory

The swap is at low usage, and the OS sometime run out of memory and start scarifying processes swapon -s Filename Type Size Used Priority /dev/vda1 ...
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Why does Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard edition show only 20% of my available memory?

Fellow Techies-- I have a LENOVO x3650 X6/x64 based Windows server with 4 18 cores/36 logical processors-- with installed physical memory (ram) @1.5 TB, total virtual memory @1.5 TB. However, I am ...
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HDD seq. read performance

I read the specs for one of the latest Hitachi HDD, https://www.hgst.com/sites/default/files/resources/USC10K1800_ds.pdf . It indicates a speed of SAS 12 Gb/s which is 1.5 GB/s. Is it the sequential ...
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Postgresql calculate kernel share memory?

We are running PGSQL 9.2 and following are hardware specs OS: CentOS7 64bit CPU: 24 Memory: 32GB Disk: SSD I want to calculate shmmax/shmall values then what would be the good way? I google it and ...
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Why isn't memcached using its available memory?

Our memcached.conf has the following directive: -m 7168 And the server has 8GB of RAM. However, despite heavy use, memory usage never goes above 2GB: # free total used ...
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After move SQL isn't releasing memory for queries

We recently made a move from one VM hosting environment to another. The machine we moved is a clone so all settings are identical pre- and post-move. However in our new environment our SQL server is ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10, process not being allowed to use all physical memory, kswapd0 using 100% CPU

I have a 24-core server with 64G of DRAM, and it's running Ubuntu Server 15.10. I am getting some strange behavior with respect to swapping and physical memory use. I never had this trouble until I ...
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DIMM rank interleaving mechanism

I read this about rank interleaving: http://frankdenneman.nl/2015/02/20/memory-deep-dive/ Interleaving is continued from interleaving across the channels to interleaving across the ranks in a ...
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Total ram usage more than sum of ram usages

Top reports that the system is using 93% (7.2GB) of the total 7.6GB RAM. However, the sum of all running processes as calculated below is 2.2GB! What is wrong? Could be something to do with the fact ...