On Solaris, the /tmp filesystem is a filesystem of type "tmpfs". It's implemented in the kernel by allocated space from the virtual memory pool. That means allocation interacts with the available RAM ...
Essentially, my question is related to memory allocation for Solaris virtual machines. I am running a couple of old Sun ONE 6 Java web servers on two Solaris 8 virtual machines. I see that there's a ...
I am seeing a few of my services suffering/crashing with errors along the lines of "Error allocating memory" or "Can't create new process" etc. I'm slightly confused by this since logs show that at ...
on a solaris 8 server with a specific workload, how do i turn on memory overcommit (à la Linux) ? # Memory size: 65536 Megabytes sun[root] # vmstat 1 procs memory page disk ...
I'm still seeing system administrators using the old rule of thumb that swap should be double the memory, even in servers with 32GB of memory. These systems have relatively expensive disks (shipping ...
Some users are complaining of poor performance on a brand new server. The only running on this machine is Oracle 10.2. At first glance everything looks ok: load is minimal, nothing in logs. The only ...