The amount of memory required by a program or the system for a specific task.

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Avoiding swap on ElastiCache Redis

We have been having ongoing trouble with our ElastiCache Redis instance swapping. Amazon seems to have some crude internal monitoring in place which notices swap usage spikes and simply restarts the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V doesn't allow VM to use all RAM

I have a physical server with 12GB of Ram, with a system HDD of 250Gb (180Gb free), and a dedicated HDD to host the VMs of 1Tb (600+Gb free). This server was running Windows Server 2008 R2 as a host ...
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RamMap shows millions of processes that Task manager doesn't

I have a server 2008 box with 32GB RAM on and i have been investigating why it runs out of memory every 150 ish days. Task manager shows that we are running at 99% memory usage but all the processes ...
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Are Application Pools Generally Larger In IIS 8.5 vs IIS 7.5?

We recently moved our websites from IIS 7.5 to IIS 8.5. We did not change any of the code in the websites The app pools are identical in configuration We are running ~70 sites on this ...
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Is / in memory? AWS/EC2 Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM)

I've been investigating this for a while, and I'm really confused. I have an AWS/EC2 m3.medium instance running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-d05e75b8. I ran into a problem ...
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understanding web server memory usage [duplicate]

I have a PaaS hosting solution that sets up a wordpress cloud (DigitalOcean) server with wordpress, all managed by the hosting provider. I still have ssh access/ftp etc... I know that mysql runs on ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 High Memory Utilization

We are running a VM with Windows server 2008 R2, we see the physical memory utilization to be close to 100% always. Machine is running crystal reports server. Task manager counts to 99% memory ...
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ManifoldCF keeps running out of memory

I am using ManifoldCF to help index documents to Solr. Solr is configured in Cloud-Mode, with one node/core and an external ZooKeeper (on the same machine as the one running Solr). ManifoldCF reads ...
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Unresponsive Server 2012, may be because of Hyper-V

there is a setup: ProLiant, Xeon, 16Gb on the host, 3 VMs (2 servers 2012 + Win7). Not all three VMs work simultaneously all the time. The problem is that sometimes host (and mostly all guests) ...
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High memory usage on server after upgrading from MySQL to MariaDB

I recently upgraded from MySQL 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0. After upgrading, rebuilding Apache & PHP, I noticed that memory usage went up by around 200+ MB. I have a VPS of 2 GB available. Before the ...
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tar uses too much memory for its buffer - workaround?

I am taring and then compressing a bunch of files&directories on my Ubuntu Server VPS for a backup. It only has 1GB of RAM and 128MB of Swap (I can't add more - OVH use OpenVZ as their ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 System process eats RAM

We have a Win Server 2008 R2 Standard (ServicePack 1) running, and the machine is equipped with 40 GB RAM No idea what happened, but the System process is always allocating about 24 GB RAM. That wasn'...
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Nginx: Optimal map_hash_max_size and map_hash_bucket_size for 1M map?

I have 1M static rewrite rules and using this map configuration. How to determine the optimal values for map_hash_max_size and map_hash_bucket_size? I want to optimize for memory consumption. The ...
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CentOS, kernel: out of memory

Hope you can help me with the following problem. We are running a CrushFTP service on a CentOS release 6.6 (Final) system. But nearly every week the service crashes. So I take a look at the logs and ...
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slabtop command doesn't work

I've inherited Sys Admin duties on webserver and I'm a bit of out my element, but learning as I go. My newest issue is all the of the ram has been gobbled up and I'm not sure where it has gone. free -...
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Limit PHP-FPM memory consumption

In my php5-fpm/php.ini I have: memory_limit = 512M However, after serving a few requests, ps uxa shows: root 1130 0.0 0.3 339892 8064 ? Ss 05:29 0:00 php-fpm: master process (/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 server - Out of memory (OOM killer) - what is causing my memory issue/leak?

I try to find the cause why my server gets out of memory every few weeks and calls the OOM killer. It seems to be that memory usage is stable for about 2 weeks, then going up gradually for 2 weeks. ...
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Server crashing daily at 3:40am

I have a cloud server with rackspace. It is CentOS release 5.10 (Final). 40GB storage, 1gb ram, 2gb swap. I am running the kloxo control panel to manage the virtual hosts. Every day it eats up all ...
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Adding normal graph on memory usage per process to Zabbix

I need to monitor memory usage per process of processes on Linux. My monitoring tool is Zabbix. I found some links which describe how we can do it on windows. As an example I can refer to Host ...
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How often do you restart a heavily-utilized Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server (VM)?

Note: I've read How Often Do Windows Servers Need to be Restarted? but this question pertains to our Remote Desktop server specifically. We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server - a VMware ESX VM - ...
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Cisco process memory usage

I am trying to monitor a Cisco process memory usage. This is what I get with the command line: show system internal processes memory | inc PID|ipfib PID TTY STAT TIME MAJFLT TRS RSS ...
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Apache randomly crashing

so apparently apache has been intermittently crashing overnight and the apache error log has shown nothing that is suspicious. I would have to reboot my server each time to get apache running again. ...
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CentOS Qemu+KVM lot of virtual machine processes

I am on host-machine with Centos 6.5, qemu+KVM and 2 virtual hosts in it (behind NAT). Both virtual hosts were configured with Virtual Machine Manager (one of them is with Windows 2003 and other with ...
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Apache Causing High Load

I'm having an issue with Apache 2.2.15 (CentOS 6.x x64) causing high memory load, to the point of consume 100% of an 8GB swap, and load averages >125. The VM is an Azure A2 VM (2 vCPU, 3.5GB RAM). ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 does not utilize allocated memory

Our app runs on a server with 4 core CPU, 8GB RAM and Sql Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition (10.50.1600.1), 64 bit. Server dedicated to Sql Server, no other heavy service is running. We've set min/max ...
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When should I consider to add more RAM to VPS instead of CPU? [closed]

I have a VPS hosting a Wordpress site. When the traffic is too high, I usually see the CPUs are very busy and fully occupied. Therefore, I always try to add more CPU cores to the VPS. For example, 4 ...
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How to take memory dump when IIS Applicationpool recycles

Applicationpools in our production environment randomly recycle because it reached its private bytes memory limit (Event id 5117). The private memory limit is set to 1.6 gigabytes. From time to ...
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Striped Ubuntu box - minimal memory usage

I am currently building applications with Go, and since I can deploy binaries, there is no need to install servers, databases and whatnot. My question is: How much can I squeeze Ubuntu so as to have ...
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MSSQL 2008 r2 Express: there is insufficient system memory in resource pool 'internal' to run this query

I'm experiencing this error during the lifecycle of my DotNetNuke Installation. I've change the hosting server and now I've got a Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8 an SQL server 2008 r2 Express running ...
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“-/+ buffers/cache memory” used is always 0KB

I have an OpenVZ VPS with Ubuntu server 14.04.2 and I can access to a SolusVM control panel. Recently, "memory usage" is always 0 KB, and only "vswap usage" shows real swap usage. if I run free -k i ...
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linux system slab cache proc_node_cache usage too large

My system run java program only, at some time the memory usage increase very quickly to a very hight percentage: memory usage of java : PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ ...
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mysql hot add memory

Is it possible for currently running jobs in MySQL to utilize memory that's been hot added? It looks like when memory is hot added to the VM the currently running jobs are not utilizing the additional ...
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Do I need more memory for my CentOS server?

When checking my server's memory usage with free -m I'm getting this result: total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 1024 1024 0 ...
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org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint takes more memory

org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint takes more memory as per new relic Thread profiler. The memory utilization never reduced even in idle time. It seems there is a memory leak in this class. Could ...
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How to limit Apache sub-process memory usage?

— Yeah, just that simple question. It's too easy to consume a lot of RAM in brain-dead mod_XxX (say, mod_php) application, so I'm just wondering what does Apache allow to do as countermeasure.
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Ubuntu server memory fills up and Redis crashes

Here's /proc/meminfo: MemTotal: 7629488 kB MemFree: 237528 kB Buffers: 70536 kB Cached: 45612 kB SwapCached: 0 kB Active: 99400 kB Inactive: ...
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What's the technique to find out bottleneck?

I setup a wordpress on Digital Ocean for the smallest droplet for a few months. Recently, my blog gone viral (1000+ facebook shares) and the server take 50+ seconds to respond.(Google Analytics show ...
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Why is my java process using much more heap space than specified?

I'm running a Java application on Solaris using the -Xmx256M switch. When I connect via JMX, the JVM tells me the application is using about 50Mb of heap, and correctly states the maximum heap size is ...
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Apache 2.4 prefork, MySQL 5.6 and 2GB RAM

I think I'm having problem setting up Apache24 correctly. Apache seems to taking up to much RAM, and I'm not sure how to configure it. The FreeBSD server is using 50% of it's swap space. We are ...
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Details on the utility `memhog` in Linux environment?

I'm working on reviewing memory usage on an EC2 instance running the Amazon kernel and ran across the utility /usr/bin/memhog but it has no manpage. Before blindly running, I was wondering what it ...
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Linux server memory usage and cache availability [closed]

It's a topic already discussed, but there's a point that i'm not really sure about. I want to see whether my server memory is well dimensioned (os is centos 6). I run the processus that will be ...
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Setting the MemoryLimit of a user-created systemd scope using cgroups as user

Related: LImiting overall memory usage for child processes Is there a way for an unprivileged user, or for root to allow an unprivileged user, to create a systemd scope (or other control group ...
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Memory Utilization Best Practices

I'm running several Linux-based VMs (vApps, actually) that have varying amounts of memory assigned to them. Some have databases, some web servers, etc. While some are using less than 40% of their ...
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Where did my RAM go?

Note: before you jump in too fast, yes I read linuxatemyram.com! I have a server with 64GB RAM. free -m says that my RAM is full, and it's not because of disk caching: total used ...
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XenServer 6.2 VM 100% CPU and 100% memory usage and won't boot

I had this problem today after a power failure. I had 2 vms and one of them won't boot and was using 100% of CPU and 100% of memory. Since it was very dificult to solve (at least for me) I want to ...
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Apache process growing despite limiting MaxRequestsPerChild

Server Version: Apache/2.2.27 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.27 OpenSSL/1.0.1e-fips DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 PHP/5.4.27 mod_perl/2.0.6 Perl/v5.8.8 CENTOS 6.6 PHP handler - DSO The server is running with prefork ...
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free shows more memory used than top process total

UPDATE: This was being caused due to a known issue with nss-softkn. See this article: https://www.splyt.com/blog/2014-05-16-optimizing-aws-nss-softoken When I run free -m from my centos 6.5 box I ...
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SvcHost of TermService service on Windows Server 2003 consumes high memory

We patch our servers monthly, and if there are no updates to install, then they still get rebooted. When the server is rebooted, after it boots, the TermService service running in a SvcHost.exe ...
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Server overloaded, acts like out of memory, but thats not true

I have a Centos 6.5 server, running QEMU-KVM virtualization: hardware: 40 CPUs 400 GB RAM software: Kernel: 2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64 Qemu: 0.12.1.2 Libvirt: 0.10.2 There are 3 guests, with ...
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Memory usage of Postgresql and play framework

I am running a play framework application and a Postgresql server on a VPS which has 2vCores and 2GB of RAM and I'm having memory issues. I limited my play application to 1024MB with the parameter : ...