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

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Server Recommendation for static pages only, Apache Nginix Ram [duplicate]

I have a question about setting up a new server that will be have millions of hits per day. There will probably be a max of 3 million a day with spikes up to 10 million. All the files will be static ...
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Calculate CPU cores and RAM needed [duplicate]

In case you have a Linux cloud server and it's obvious that it's not using all resources assigned to it, is there a magical formula to calculate how many CPU cores and how much RAM I really need ...
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free reports bogus amount of swap used

The swap used reported by free is very high. [root@rhel6 ~]# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 9892 9537 354 0 ...
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fix high dentry_cache usage

I am having the same issue as described here: how to find out what is causing huge dentry_cache usage? I am having to open a new question as I cannot comment yet, sorry about that. My question is ...
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Node.js Server with PM2 Crashing with error ENOMEM - but no memory leak

I have an EC2 instance running a node.js server (Express based). After deploying in a new environment, my service had started crashing almost instantly with spawn ENOMEM Errors like this one: ...
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SBS 2011 Exchange 2010 Store.exe DB using 20GB with only 13 users? [closed]

I have read up all the information there is about the store.exe (exchange db) utilising tonnes of memory, but I haven't found any reference guide as to how much of it is actually worth using per user. ...
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Xackup Backup Type for Xen Server 6.5

I'm running the Xackup trial and started backing up a few linux and windows VM's. I selected disk and memory state as the type of backup. Everything ran fine and backed up ok. When I went to edit ...
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NAUbackup features + Snapshots

Does anybody know whether or not NAUbackup captures the memory of a vm, along with the disk, when it takes a snapshot? I'm running xenserver 6.5 on three blade servers and I setup NAUbackup to backup ...
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What memory settings aside from page file size are significant for debugging performance issues on Windows Server 2008

While debugging a problem with slow hg cloning from Windows clients, I found that hg clone performance could be significantly improved (10x faster) on EC2 2012 virtual instances by reducing the ...
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Dell PowerEdge R710, Dual Xeon E5630, RAM upgrade: 12 x 2GB 1Rx8 UDIMMs won't POST

I'm upgrading a Dell R710 from single CPU to dual CPU with Xeon E5630 processors harvested from multiple R710 systems and combining into one. I have 18 2GB UDIMMs to play with, all from Dell ...
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bash: fork: Cannot allocate memory Apache

I have a server that is not a virtual machine, and has plenty of RAM (32GB) and its using less than 6, but I constantly get this error when running some programs. root@DAL1-727]# free -m bash: fork: ...
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Acquire XEN guest memory image over network

I am trying to dump a memory image from a XEN guest (Ubuntu 12.04 x64 - domU) in order to analyze it on dom0 (Ubuntu server 12.04 x64) with volatility and find some information about the guest virtual ...
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The difference in performance of different memory mount in dell poweredge R430

There are 3 servers R430 (S1, S2, S3). All of them have 2 procesors and 8*8GB of ram in slots A1-A4 and B1-B4. There is a need of extending memory. I've read dell recomendations ...
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Is it bad to use swap with SSD when running a server out of memory?

I have DigitalOcean VPS, which has 2GB of memory. I'm soon running or am about to run out of it. How big is the performance hit if I use big swap? DO use SSD has harddrives, and I'm not the one who ...
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How to allocate more resources to Node.JS process?

I'm not a (very good) back-end developer so understanding processes and memory are a little about my pay grade. I'm currently building an app using the MEAN stack. I have a separate Express server ...
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Redis memory usage impact on performance

While performing health checks of a Redis 2.8.19 setup running on an 30GB Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, I noticed that Linux memory usage was split as follows: Used memory : 10GB Cached Memory : 10GB ...
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How to find out if slot or memory bar is broken

Today my Dell T7400 suddenly started to beep at startup. I figured out is likely to be a memory issue. I have used all eight (RAM ) slots (8x2GB). By removing / adding bar by bar I was able to ...
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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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Is there a way to make /tmp mounted as tmpfs to use only swap? [closed]

I have a swap of 64 GB SSD. So is there a way to make /tmp mounted as tmpfs to use swap alone and not use RAM?
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Create a block device in RAM

One of my day-to-day tasks is to create a bootable image of a USB pendrive with our software on it. The image must consist of two partitions, first one formatted with FAT32 and second with EXT3. On ...
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Strange memory usage behavior in JBoss machine with Linux

I´m having a strange memory trouble with a Linux box with two JBoss instances and one Tomcat instance. All was working fine until last 20/jul. After that, the memory available (total used - buffers - ...
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Can't change memory_limit on PHP 5.5.9 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running PHP on Nginx using fpm. The reported memory_limit is 128M and i cannot change it for the life of me. PHPInfo: Server API: FPM/FastCGI Config file: /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini Memory ...
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w3wp/asp.net High memory usage - Is this problematic?

We have a asp.net (.net 4.0) webapplication that is installed in several environments. In most environments, the memory usage is somewhere around 1GB. However, we have one environment where the memory ...
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How to monitor MongoDB cursors

I have a MongoDB cluster with 1 PRIMARY and 2 SECONDARY servers. In the last couple of days the number of open cursors has risen from 10-20 a sec to more than 2K and keep rising. I'm getting a lot of ...
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What does it mean when memtester reports errors only in the arithmetic tests?

I know I have memory errors on this server so I took it offline (it doesn't have ECC RAM unfortunately ...). I also don't have physical access so I'm using the inferior memtester (versus something ...
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Can one root server handle over 50M requests per month? [duplicate]

I am running a LAMP Application installed on one server, happily serving about 1M PI per month. Now I am looking into a potential partnership where my app might serve around 50-80M requests per month. ...
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OOM Killer not triggering?

I'm working in an environment which has just been upgraded to Amazon Linux 2015.03 from Debian 6, quite a big jump. On the new platform a server instance has locked up a few times due to running out ...
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KVM host won't use memory for caching

I have a KVM host (Linux 3.14.32) running 8 virtual machines. They are overprovisioned (memory allocated for them is greater than available physical memory on the host). However they consume only ...
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slurm AllocMem always 0

When running jobs with --mem or --mem-per-cpu the AllocMem stays 0 when the job is running. # scontrol -V slurm 2.6.5 # sbatch --mem=2500 tmp.sh Submitted batch job 25 # squeue JOBID ...
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Windows equivalent of Linux vmstat pswpin and pgfault?

Is there a way to query Windows for the total number of pages swaped in / out and total amount of page faults? (values found in /proc/vmstat on Linux) I could only find ...
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Troubleshooting a Redis Stall

We have several redis instances running on a server. There are also multiple web tier servers connecting to those instance that experience a stall at the same time. We had packet captures going at ...
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G-Wan uses all available memory

I've installed the latest at the moment g-wan web server (4.3.14 x64) on a KVM VPS with Ubuntu 14.04.02 x64 server edition provided by Vultr ( 1GB RAM, 1 CPU core and 2GB swap ). The VPS setup is ...
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I shouldn't use both RDIMMs and LR-DIMMs on the same motherboard, right?

I tried to use on the same motherboard at the same time: Three LR-DIMM memory sticks, Four RDIMM memory sticks. The server refused to start; when I use either three LR-DIMM sticks or four RDIMM ...
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SSD vs RAM - Optimal ratio for different data sets / databases [duplicate]

I am looking for an advice or even better some studies / benchmarks to read for different scenarios (data sets) when it comes to the best ratio between actual RAM and SSDs. I know that fitting the ...
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vSphere | VMs are balooning and swapping | sched.mem.max paratmetar does not exist

I have two VMs in ESXi5.5 environment that are swapping memory. After a long research I found out the below two articles where it is explained that one must compare the values of memsize and ...
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C891FW-E-K9 Memory upgrade

I have a C891FW-E-K9 ISR with ios c800-universalk9-mz.SPA.154-3.M-2. From what I can gather, the memory requirements for that image is 512MB but from "show version" my router seems to only have 384MB ...
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Java out of memory exception when running as a non root user

I'm attempting to run apache kafka on a small basically stock digital ocean server running centos 6.6. I'm not positive if this issue is kafka specific or not. When I run kafka as the root user ...
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How many SSDs are needed to assure redundancy? [closed]

If we consider, hypothetically, that a server farm is being designed to have 100TB of storage using solid state drives (SSD), each with 250GB each. My question is how many SSD are needed to ensure ...
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Expand linux memory to disk [closed]

I know you can create RAM Disks but is there a way to turn disk space from say a USB drive to RAM? I have a small router based device with SSH and I would like to install a side app on it. The ...
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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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Azure memory overhead

Question: what is the effective overhead of Windows Azure? Problem: If memory is swapped out often, the application will come to a grinding halt. Renting a larger instance costs money. By knowing ...
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Out of memory for Wordpress sites on cPanel Nginx Hybrid VPS

I have a cPanel Hybrid VPS below are the specs: CPU (16 Core Xeon) dedicated 4GB Guaranteed RAM (dedicated) 6GB Burstable RAM 1Gbps Port Speed Installed cPanel and NginxCP All sites on server ...
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Minimum requirements seem to much for a 32 bit application

I am a developer using high level languages like C++ and .NET. One of the external applications I support will be upgraded soon. I have received the following minimum requirements for the upgrade: ...
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Increasing swap on RAM-limited VPS used for calculations [closed]

I'm using a VPS for some computationally heavy tasks but not to host a publicly-facing website. The author of the application I'm using recommends running the jar with 8GB of RAM, but adding those ...
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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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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 ...