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

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Evaluating uncorrectable ECC errors and fallback methods

I run a server which has just experienced an error I've not encountered before. It emitted a few beeps, rebooted, and got stuck at the startup screen (the part where the bios shows its logo and begins ...
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Memory Utilization Issues

We currently have an issue in production where the data center is reporting that our servers are reaching >90% memory utilization. These server have 2GB of RAM. The data center folks are reporting ...
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Dell R900 memory bank mismatch

We've got two Dell R900 servers deployed in a well known managed hosting provider in the US. One of the Dell R900 servers has had its 128 GB memory (32x 4 GB) swapped out 6 times now. Every time the ...
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How can I find out the amount of memory COMMITED by a process on Linux?

To prevent the OOM killer running, I have set vm.overcommit_memory = 2 and vm.overcommit_ratio = 100 . I would like to know how much memory is committed by a given process, which is contributed to the ...
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Server Vs Desktop vs Hosted for RAM Intensive, Low Traffic Application Serving Response to API

We are a startup looking at putting our semantic search system for resumes live. The system needs to provide responses to api queries for resume search by running through inverted index data of size ...
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when is the jvm heap allocated by the OS

One of our sap systems(PI ABAP+JAVA stack) was giving performance issue. The entire 64GB configured for the machine gets hogged up(and the 8 cores as well). Every one is suspecting the java part,but i ...
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Understanding difference between system and process memory in htop

I'm a bit confused by the memory stats that htop is reporting on one of our servers. On the top bars, it's showing system memory as: Mem: 456 / 7950MB So, looks very low usage. However, my main ...
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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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How do I find the total RAM dedicated to apache web server?

I am trying to figure how how much RAM my apache web server is currently using and how much RAM is it allowed to use. The ps command in linux can give me the memory usage on a per child process ...
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Upgraded SQL server, performance plummets

Seeking help with a new SQL server. A client of mine was running an aging SBS 2003 server (Xeon 3060, 4 gig of RAM) and a line of business application with a 25 gig SQL Database using SQL Server ...
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LSF-Bad resource requirement syntax Error

I am trying to use the memory resource allocation command available in LSF. A normal format of the command is : bsub -R "rusage [mem=1000]" sleep 100s When I launch this command directly from ...
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Task Manager indicates lower RAM than installed

I have 8GB of ram on my server(Windows Server 2008 Standard, only Apache, PHP and MySQL Installed) however Task Manager says my Physical memory is only 254MB and this is not acceptable for a web ...
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VM Windows 2003 Server Standard configured with 3.75 GB RAM

I am analyzing software performance problems on a VMWare virtual machine running Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition. I can see that the assigned memory is 3.75 GB in the computer properties dialog. ...
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Memory is available, but swap gets full over time

On a small VPS of mine, I have enough free memory for the things that are running there (as in the log below), but every once in a while, when I run free -m, I see all the swap is taken up. What ...
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PHP APC on 64MB box

I have a small VPS with 64MB RAM. I use it as an internal proxy. I only have one index.php on this server, which has the logic to fetch data from another server using php curl and display to the ...
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Why would two load-balanced systems differ so greatly in cached memory?

We have a java application running on two RHEL5.5 systems. We recently got into a situation where we needed to add more memory for both systems. Each system was rebooted within 5 minutes of each ...
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2 partitions in a sharded mysql database

the first one is running at 73% memory utilization. The second one runs at 16% utilization. how can i balance the 2 out?
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Transferring websites from x64 to x86 server

I run a x64 staging server here along with the following: Solr Java etc. However, I am about to get a linode vps for production and quickly realising that x86 is the way to go for their lowest RAM ...
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Ubuntu server keeps running out of memory

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 11.04 server, every week or so I have to reboot it as (I think) it's run out of memory. It has 256MB of RAM available and I've tried configuring Apache to run less ...