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

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Setting Java Runtime max memory in global deployment.properties file doesn't work

Basically I have the same problem as in this question. However the proposed solution doesn't work for me. I have a Java SE 6 program that is started by a .Net program via an ActiveX-bridge dll. On my ...
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DNS Server Hardware Specifications for 100,000 or 200,000 Queries Per Second (QPS) [duplicate]

I hope everyone is fine. I am planning a load testing on DNS Server. I want a single client to send upto 200,000 QPS. The thing is that now I am going to buy/utilise the Hardware that will run the ...
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How can I find out what RAM is in my ProLiant DL380p?

I know what RAM is compatible with my server, but without taking the lid off I don't know what specific modules I've got. It took two seconds to find out from vSphere that I've got eight(8) 8GB DDR3 ...
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Does swap on 32-bit OS with 4 GB make sense? [on hold]

Does having swap space makes sense if I have a 32 bit OS (Linux) and 4 GB RAM already? As it would have to be addressable with a 32 bit address, which are already all "used up" by the RAM, would ...
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Xen memory management

In real machine, I can reserve a certain of memory by editing grub to limit memory,which the machine can use, and then mapping the reserved memory using ioreamp. I can manage these memory and insert ...
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Adding new processor to HyperV server?

I currently have a HyperV Server 2012 R2 running on a motherboard that supports two processors, but currently has only one. It has 64GB of memory. I'd like to now add a second processor, moving half ...
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memtest86+ crashing on server

We have a few DELL 1950 servers. One of those servers has CentOS6.3 and it's randomly rebooting, so I suspected it was hardware (no log generated). The other four servers do not randomly reboot. We ...
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Single vs dual sticks of RAM, for dual-CPU system

Just wishing to confirm the old adage I'm holding to, is that for X memory on dual-cpu server, it better to have two X/2 sticks, as it enables each CPU to independently access said memory stick. Was ...
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Linux memory usage higher than sum of processes

I'm trying to figure out what is eating my memory. I'm speculating that if it's not used by userspace processes then it may be from the kernel side. There is the output from some commands. I know ...
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Max memory for HHVM instance on vServer

Im tried hhvm on my vServer and have problems with the memory used. The performance is great, but the used memory consumption is horrible. I have a vServer with min 4GB and max 8GB memory and hhvm ...
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Getting segmentation fault when giving input to structure members on run time [migrated]

I have written a small code to fetch info of 'n' number of students. But after running the program, I'm getting a segfault. Please find the code below. struct students { char name[20]; int ...
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understand FreeBSD vmstat output about meory

My Dell PowerEdge server has 24GB memory and 6GB swap. It has some VirtualBox vms (virtual machines), one vm is assigned 10GB memory and no swap. Right now the vm is slow, the vm's vmstat output is: ...
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Page table fast growth

Not long ago I've spotted very interesting tool RamMap. I found on several servers running our x32 software that PAGE TABLE grows very quickly – 1.2 GB per day (of 10GB all). Also NONPAGED POOL grows ...
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MongoDB mongos memory usage

Planning how to deploy a shard-ready cluster (Single shard at the moment, with all config servers and mongos processes), I've read the MongoDB operations best practices. I have doubts about the memory ...
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Linux high RAM usage for unknown reason

after searching around for this and only finding posts of people who do not interpret the "cached" figure correctly, I decided to ask this question. I have some servers at hand, which act strangely. ...
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How to ascertain where to effectively allocate server resources?

I have recently received an upgrade to one of my servers of a 256GB SSD drive (this is in addition to two other primary 1TB drives) and a memory upgrade bringing the server to 64GB from 32GB of RAM. ...
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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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PCIe card memory regions ignored on linux kernel 3.13

On my system, with kernel 3.13.0-32-generic (Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS) installed, one of the PCIe boards in the system (06:00.0) is having it's memory regions ignored: Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ ...
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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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Hardware reserved memory issue

I've seen lots of folks having problem with hardware reserved memory issue in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2. I have it myself but not as huge as others have. Problem description When you install Windows ...
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I have 2 identical windows 2008 r2 servers with 32G RAM, one shows “Installed Memory(Ram): 32.0GB” and the other shows “Installed Memory(Ram): 32.0GB (28.0GB usable)” ?

the server model: HP Poliant DL160 G5, both servers have identical product ID. for some reason one of the servers have 4GB ram reserved. it shows in the memory tab on the Resource monitor as ...
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in terms of latency what is better to install 4Gb or 8 Gb modules? single or dual rank? [duplicate]

I'm using Supermicro SYS-5018R-MR. There are 8 DDR4 slots available. It's enough for me to have 16 Gb of total memory, but if required I can install more. For better latency how much/what kind memory ...
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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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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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How to determine if Memory is ECC or Non-ECC by datawidth and totalwidth? [migrated]

I am trying to list type of physical RAM on all servers. I found script here determine the type by datawidth and totalwidth. gwmi Win32_PhysicalMemory | select totalwidth, datawidth, banklabel | % ...
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troubleshooting out of memory error messages from mysql

we have a web application (racktables) that's giving us grief on our production box. whenever users try to run a search, it gives the following error: Pdo exception: PDOException SQLSTATE[HY000]: ...
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Dell server doesn't accept new memory modules

I am trying to upgrade a Dell T110 II from the 2 GB RAM that it came with (1 stick - 2GB - Samsung part number M391B5773CH0) to 8 GB using 2 x 4 GB 1333MHz memory modules (Corsair CMV8GX3M2A1333C9). ...
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Multibit error encountered on Dell Server Memory

Dell OpenManage reported the following: Memory device status is critical Memory device location: DIMM_B2 Possible memory module event cause:Multi bit error encountered What does this mean? How bad ...
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Slab usage extremely high?

On a Centos 7 server with 32GB RAM memory I am running a few programs namely MySQL, Apache2, PHP. Recently I wanted to verify the amount of ram left as I was planning on installing a few more ...
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ASP using a lot of memory

We are struggling with hosting one of our web applications on an IIS7-server. This server hosts multiple web applications, each with their own application pool. A simple MVC5 app, consisting of two ...
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Several WP sites + zpanel on 2GB Cloud-VPS: apache workers eat up RAM

First off: I know there are several threads out there which are all about apache workers and RAM usage but as none of these are quite in the same situation as I am I figured it would be best to open ...
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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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BUG message on xenserver 6.5 - bad memory?

Several times a day I receive the following error in /var/log/messages. The server hangs and requires a reboot to respond again: Feb 1 13:44:54 xenserver-abfuqvrs kernel: [35023.166776] BUG: unable ...
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Memory warning in IMM of nx360-m4 server

I have a nx360-m4 IBM server with 128GB RAM. Recently, when I connect through the IMM, the following warning is shown: I would be glad for any explanation on this warning. Thank you
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Mysql service running very weird on Centos VPS [on hold]

I have a VPS hosted at 1&1 where I host some domains and I keep some others for development. The applications are not very hungry in resources as they are all wordpress instalations. Also the ...
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MySQL on Linux out of memory

OS: Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Release 5.3 (Tikanga) Architecture: Intel Xeon 64Bit MySQL Server 5.5.20 Enterprise Server advanced edition. Application: Liferay. My database size is 200MB. RAM ...
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Linux wont release memory after exec, system, passthru command from php (Imagemagick commad)

I´ve a problem with a process on my linux server: I´ve a Linux Server with Cent OS 6 and Imagemagick. When i´m running a php script with a loop of imagemagick commands... (convert, composite...) with ...
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JVM on Windows - paging and full GCs

We have a Java-based app (TeamCity, on Tomcat, on Java 1.7) running on Windows (Server 2012 R2). Java runs with a 6GB max heap size, and the system has 10GB of RAM. It is the only non-OS service ...
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Balancing RAM when using multiple CPUs

We have HP DL360 G7 server with one cpu and 16G 12G ram. We plan to add another cpu. So, we need also ram for second cpu. Is there any negative performance impact if we add different size of ram to ...
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How to find memory usage of individual Windows services?

Task Manager shows the overall memory usage of svchost.exe. Is there a way to view the memory usage of individual services? Note this is similar to ...
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In Linux, what is the difference between “buffers” and “cache” reported by the free command?

This is an old question that I've seen from time to time. My understanding of it is rather limited (having read about the differences a long time ago, but the factoid(s) involved never really stuck). ...
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Can a server have “too much” RAM? Is there an optimal level of RAM, or is more always better?

Recently, I had our server admin tell me that the new servers we'd ordered with 140GB of RAM on them had "too much" ram and that servers started to suffer with more than about 80GB, since that was ...
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IO Rate is exceedingly incrementing

I have read through Is a 'high' IO rate healthy?, and was at ease when I read someone say that even 50,000 / hr wasn't an issue.... or not unhealthy, to answer their question; so I increased ...
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Detect memory ballooning from within the affected VM

Is it possible to detect from within a Linux VM that memory is being reclaimed by the memory balloon? I don't think any information about the host is propagated to the VM, so connecting to the host ...
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What is ECC ram and why is it better?

I've seen a dicussion about ECC ram use on servers. Why is it better?
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Mixing RAM brands

I'm scheduled to install a server at a colo facility tomorrow, but I've hit a snag. ESXi doesn't like the fact that I have 12GB ram in my server (8 GB on one side of the CPU, 4 GB on the ...
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Different server response time for 2 web pages with the same view and template?

I've recently been facing hugely increased server response time for some of my web pages (response time in the range of 10-20 seconds). For example, for the page http://www.edmhunters.com/afrojack/ - ...
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Allow Apache use more memory

I use apache2 behind nginx on 8 core CPU 48GB RAM server. Now my system uses only 3GB of all memory, but there are high load on CPUs. How can I use my free memory instead of CPUs time? I also use ...
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Why drop caches in Linux?

In our servers we have a habit of dropping caches at midnight. sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches When I run the code it seems to free up lots of RAM, but do I really need to do that. ...
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ML350 G5 Intel Xeon 5130 Server Dual Core and memory module of 4GB

I want to buy ML350 G5 Intel Xeon 5130 Server Dual Core 2GHz which have 2GB ECC RAM. I am .net developer and I want to setup server as my dev. server in my house. On official page there is Maximum ...