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

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How to release the physical and virtual memory used from the mysql server? [closed]

Several php scripts are executed via crontab on my CentOS 6.5, every php script contains a least one database request. Depending on the size and type of the php object, too much physical memory is ...
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Reclaiming memory from SQL Server

I have an SQL Server instance who's memory usage gradually grows until windows will give it no more. It seems logical that the occasional big query result would cause the instance to grow. Is there a ...
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Server won't boot of crashes after boot [on hold]

My Server (CentOS 6.6) doesn't boot anymore. When I boot the server it hangs on "Starting spamd:". After that I get a series of memory errors... Out of memory: Kill process #### (mysql) score ## or ...
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dell T3500 some memory or sata disk are missing. non-original computer case power on [on hold]

**Since I couldn't find an answer, I've just wanted to share what worked for me. -cpu i7-960 -memory - kingston 1333 -motherboard of t3500 -computer case that I've adapt to fit with the above -cpu ...
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mysql swap file crash on freebsd

I have a low memory VPS that mysql and the swap file crash out every morning at exactly 0300. There are no cronjobs on the system that have been configured. The server is a basic LAMP development ...
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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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Server midnight - high memory allocations and does not let go, what to check?

How can I check what my server was doing at midnight, to locate the high memory spike, which he is still holding on. Only things I'm running on the server is Apache2 with a Flask app, and a Tomcat7 ...
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Placement of ram in Intel Q67 Motherboard [migrated]

I have purchased a 4GB Ram Module. In slot one currently resides 2gb of ram which came inclusive with the machine. I've placed the 4GB Ram Module into Slot two. The motherboard is an Intel Q67. ...
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Reduce the amount of RAM used by MySQL

I have recently purchased a 1GB DigitalOcean Ubuntu 14.04 VPS and it is running a blog written in Python and Django. I have installed NGINX and MySQL on the same machine. My problem is that MySQL is ...
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Tracking down a memory leak

I previously asked a question about a server that had a very high nonpaged pool memory utilization and someone explained how to use poolmon to track down the problem driver. I did this, but I'm not ...
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Should I keep memory dedicated for HDFS and Spark on cluster nodes?

I'm wondering if there is a real benefit for splitting my memory in two for the datanode/workers. Datanodes and OS needs memory to perform their business. I suppose there could be loss of performance ...
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Memory issue - Tomcat

I'm having difficulties uploading new sites to my server due to memory. Is this due to size or a memory leak. The problem started when i was adding a new site to our tomcat server. I restarted the ...
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80% memory utilization on server- is this just caching?

Memory utilization is very high on this 2008 R2 server, but I think it might just be caching RAM- performance on the server is fine and CPU utilization is very low. It is running DFSR which I believe ...
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java 7: should users be aware of changes in heap memory handling?

After installing the latest Java 7 Development Kit (Java SE 7u11) on my Windows 7 Professional 32bit PC with 4Gb RAM, I noticed I can't allocate much memory for Tomcat. Whereas these memory settings ...
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centos free memory stats [duplicate]

I was curious to know about my 512mb ram vps and I checked my centos vps with the 'top' command Apparently out of there is like ~20Mb of free ram. Is that an issue? This vps has been running for ...
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Change ram usage in apache.conf

I´m triggering a shell command from my PHP script. As it is much slower when running from my Webserver then manually from shell, I thought the max ram per Apache Thread might be the reason. The ...
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Maximum amount of memory per session with IIS/.NET

I'm troubleshooting some memory issues we're running into with a heavily used ASP.NET site hosted on IIS6. Intermittently we have to manually recycle our application pool (process) to resolve issues ...
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RHEL5 Xen dom0 max memory?

I have a server with 48GB or RAM on which I have installed RHEL5 with the xen kernel. I think maybe this is normal behavior, but the kernel only seems to be able to see 32GB. I looked around online, ...
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sudo: unable to create sockets: Cannot allocate memory

On a VPS run by OVH (apparently OpenVZ-based, given /proc/user_beancounters exists), with relatively few processes running, trying to sudo gives me the error in the title. Here is a sample ...
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PHP opcache. 100% hits, 100% used memory [closed]

My PHP OPcache hits 100% Memory Usage General info Zend OPcache 7.0.4-dev PHP 5.5.23-1+deb.sury.org~trusty+2 Server Software nginx/1.6.2 Here are my Cache Settings: zend_extension=opcache.so ...
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ECC memory errors causing random server reboots

I'm running ubuntu server 14.04 on Supermicro X10SLM-F / Xeon E3-1271 v3 Memory: SuperTalent 32GB DDR3 1600 ECC About every 4 days, the logs on Ubuntu will show this: {1}[Hardware Error]: Hardware ...
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how to check how much memory take process

As all know in Linux machines we have RAM memory and swap memory. My first question is: What the reason that the swap memory is increasing – because high level of RAM usage or something else? ...
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What is the difference between RDIMM vs UDIMM

I don't quite understand the differences between the two besides the obvious price differences. What does each offer over the other?
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APT FATAL -> Failed to fork

I saw a lot of questions regarding this, but mine seems a little different. Here's what I receive: /etc/cron.weekly/apt-xapian-index: FATAL -> Failed to fork. run-parts: ...
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I/O and RAM limitations are important for Hadoop performance. But is disk speed related to I/O?

Hortonworks says this: "Most often performance of a Hadoop cluster will not be constrained by disk speed – I/O and RAM limitations will be more important." * How is disk speed not related to I/O ...
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An oom killer that I cannot explain

I am not able to understand why would kernel issue this oom killer when I see enough memory is available: I say enough memory is available after looking at Normal DMA Normal free lines This is an ...
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Where's my memory?! Nginx + PHP-FPM front end webserver slows to a crawl

I'm not sure if I have a problem with a memory leak (as my hosting company suggests), or if we both need to read http://linuxatemyram.com. Maybe you clever people can help us out? This is a front-end ...
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What does `numactl --localalloc` do?

What does numactl --localalloc do? Does it bind program allocation to only the single node that numactl --localalloc was run on? Or does it ensure that whenever the program allocates it's given memory ...
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memory high issue on RHEL server?

18105 /wm/www/tmmy/ 2.2 1128256 1683020 16961 /usr/sbin/httpd 2.4 1201668 1692788 27746 /usr/sbin/httpd 2.4 1217296 1701612 31519 /usr/sbin/httpd ...
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Are 2Rx4 DDR2 ECC memories compatible with Intel Xeon on socket LGA771?

For my Intel Xeon L5420 (LGA771) I bought 24GB of DDR2 ECC Reg, 2Rx8, knowing that 2Rx4 are specific to AMD chipsets or, at least, the non-ECC ones are. However, this slick seller instead sent me ...
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Unbalanced server memory configuration concern [closed]

A request for a server (HP DL 160 Gen9) with 2 processors came through with a weird RAM configuration request today. They requested 2 8GB DIMMs and 1 16GB DIMM. Are there any numbers out there which ...
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VMware - persistent “Host memory status” alarm in vSphere

I have a particular VMWare ESX 4.1 host that has a very persistent "Host memory status" alarm. This is running on an HP ProLiant DL360 G7 server. The HP ILO and System Management agents don't know ...
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Track memory usage of a job on SGE

I'm looking for some guidance in how to precisely figure out how much RAM my job is using on my cluster. My job is not multi-threaded and runs on a single cpu. When I run my job and run "top" I can ...
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How to investigate a memory leak with Apache and PHP?

We're running a heavy Drupal website that performs financial modeling. We seem to be running into some sort of memory leak given the fact that overtime the memory used by apache grows while the number ...
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What kind of ram usage is bad ram usage?

We have been monitoring our Debian servers' ram usage in order to receive alerts when the ram usage goes over a certain % threshold. However, a high % ram usage is not necessarily a problem can even ...
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Swap being used when RAM is almost half free

Today I noticed that I found the following thing: As you can see the RAM is almost half-free and the usage of swap space is very high. From my textbook knowledge, I used to think that Linux OS ...
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Var folder maxing out /dev/mapper/vg00-var

Over the past few years we have had multiple linux servers have the same problem time and time again, our /dev/mapper/vg00-var folder max out at 100%. which means all sites on the server die. We have ...
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Skimp on CPU or skimp on RAM? [duplicate]

I'm upgrading to a dedicated server, and I've decided between two servers, but I don't know which to choose. The differences between the two configurations are: Server 1: Intel Xeon W3520(4 cores/ 8 ...
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digitalocean server cpu is 75% all the time

I have a nice server in digital ocean, it's the 1GB ram size. It has installed: php, mysql, nginx, supervisored, beanstalkd as I installed. But the problem is the I see that all the time the cpu is ...
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Increase of Virtual Memory after update of CentOS7

I have made system updates on CentOS7 and now my Virtual Memory is full used. Before the updates the virtual memory was completely empty/swap Why? Is it a problem? How can I decrease the virtual ...
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Mirrored Mode RAM: Is it worth it?

Not really familiar with Intel's "Mirrored Channel Mode" for a Blade Server setup (your typical moderately-heavy MySQL OLTP database running on the bare metal blade; no virtualization right now). ...
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See what's filling up the server memory? [closed]

Our site goes down more and more often. Every other day. The server response time is too long and it just goes half blank. If I look in the browser source code, I see: Could not connect to the ...
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Difference between 2Rx4 vs 2Rx8 RAM

My IT provider is convincing me there is no difference between a 2Rx4 and a 2Rx8 RAM. A little digging around informed me that x4 means 4 bits on a chip vs x8 means 8 bits. Which is good, but what ...
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RAM usage by Apache server in Wordpress Site

I need some advice as I have a VPS OpenVZ with 1GB Ram and 1GB burstable. I am running a site on wordpress and my site users are about 2000 per day. My DB size is about 90MB and I am using latest ...
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Is there a limit to the amount of memory a single thread can access in a dual-processor system?

I'm looking to buy a workstation for data processing using MATLAB. I'm considering one of two workstations from DELL. The lower end workstation (3500) has a single processor and 24 GB of memory in 6 ...
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How do you know when server memory needs to be increased?

I have a VPS running a few websites for clients. Running free -h shows the following: ~$ free -h total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 994M ...
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Hot-remove memory in a Linux virtual machine

Linux supports hot-adding memory when running as a VM guest, in VMware for example. (Sometimes you need to manually inform the guest OS.) Is there a safe way to do the inverse operation — reducing ...
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HP Proliant DL320 G5 Memory Registered or Unregistered?

I have an old HP Proliant DL320 G5 with 2x 1GB of RAM. I would like to swap out the old ram and install 4x 2GB of RAM to bring it to the max capacity. The manual calls for PC2-5300 unbuffered modules. ...
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Unusually high nfs_inode_cache

My server is experiencing a high usage of nfs_inode_cache = 11G , im trying to figure out what's consuming all this , i know already that directories with large numbers of entries and deep directory ...
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xen vm memory missing

I have an Ubuntu server with 320GB of memory. I installed xen 4.4.1 on this machine, and run 2 Debian VMs. One with +-100GB of memory and one with +-200GB. Everything worked fine, until at one point, ...