My computer has quite some memory (6GB) which is enough for most of what I do. A while back I was messing with my swap, turning it on and off with sudo swapon -a and sudo swapoff -a. In then end I ...
I am trying to benchmark the performance of a memory based object caching system. Basically this caching system is fronting a database application, which has cache of its own. So in total I have three ...
I am trying to enforce maximum memory a program can consume on a Unix system. I thought ulimit -v should do the trick. Here is a sample Java program I have written for testing : import java.util.*; ...
Is is possible to suspend a job and force all of its memory to swap? I've got six jobs running, and they're competing with each other for resources. So much gets wasted on system swapping that they ...
I have just installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 11.04 32 bit and I was surprised to see that the OS can see my 8GB of RAM not like Windows 32 bit OS. How does it work? How is the address mapping ...
I have a toy Linux box with 256mb RAM running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS. Here is the output of free -m: total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 245 ...