Questions tagged [memory]

RAM (random access memory), either RAM hardware or software and operating system use of RAM.

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Oracle Commit size larger then available Ram, but v$memory_target_advice says OK

Running Oracle 18c on a Windows 2012R VM (VMWare). (I don't have access to any of the VM Admin tools.) The VM has 5 vCPU, and 12GB Ram (this was supposedly the recommendation from the VM Team to ...
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Windows Memory Usage - Is something throttling available RAM

Can anyone tell by the images below if this machine is unnaturally throttling memory usage. The memory was upgraded from 32GB-64GB for SSRS report rendering, which is the only sizable process to run. ...
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Is it possible to saturate the memory bus using high frequency DDR4 memory, even if a motherboard claims support for it?

So a friend of mine asked for some DDR4 memory recommendations since he was still using DDR3 and wanted to buy a new motherboard, preferably B450 chipset so he could buy a Ryzen. I told him to buy a ...
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Computer does not detect usb stick

My USB stick is not recognized by any computers and it does not seem to be working (the red indicator light was not on when plugged in). Other sticks work on the computers. There is no trace of the ...
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MariaDB getting error “1038 - Out of sort memory, consider increasing server sort buffer size” when sorting on TEXT field

I am a developer. I am working with Wordpress on a dedicated server with CENTOS 7 and MariaDB 10.2.27. In certain situations, when using the ORDER BY statement, the server returns the [Err] 1038 - ...
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Understanding debugdiag memory analysis report

We have an issue with one of the pools in our application on IIS. This pool keeps consuming memory and we suspect it has a memory leak. I generated full dumps and analyzed the dump using DebugDiag ...
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Guide me about buying a simple RAM upgrade, please

Thank you for your assistance. My query is about choosing between RAM upgrade models. I have learned from this site that specifications must match. So how do I choose between models with same ...
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MongoDB Secondaries using up all Memory and RAM until they crash

we're running a 3-Member-MongoDB-Replication Set on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, MongoDB-Shell and Server-Version 4.0.7. The database consumes around 1TB, so quite large. The primary is running just fine, but ...
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ssh fails to load with exit-code error

For weeks my Ubuntu server was working properly. After running out of ram during running a simple script, I can no longer reach my remote server. The error is the following: Systemd-modules-load....
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Occasional hardware failure, BSOD

In my rather new-ish laptop (less than one and a half year) I get a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error every now and then (about once per 6 months). It's a PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA according to ...
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Corsair RAM non compatible? BIOS beeping at start [duplicate]

I recently bought a new RAM bank for my pc specialist computer (windows 10 home) as it was often struggling to keep up with memory usage. I bought a RAM bank of same brand, type, frequency and size ...
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How to control memory consumption in windows 10?

I have been looking for a solution to the memory consumption in windows 10. Always when the system boots or while the windows is running the task manager shows almost 100% of disk/memory or both are ...
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Is there any Software for Windows that warns you when your RAM is getting filled up? [closed]

I am looking for a software that monitors your RAM and warns you when your RAM reaches a certain limit that you set. The warning system should come up as a system tray notification or something that ...
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How does Linux reduce physical memory fragmentation in real-time?

The Linux memory allocator works by mapping pages from physical memory to virtual memory. It can either map a contiguous area or sparse chunks from physical memory, to a contiguous area in virtual ...
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Mysterious missing half the RAM, although windows reports it's usable [duplicate]

My Windows 10 64bit PC has 16GB of physical RAM: C:\>wmic MEMORYCHIP get BankLabel, DeviceLocator, Capacity BankLabel Capacity DeviceLocator BANK 0 17179869184 ChannelA-DIMM0 Also under ...
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Raspberry Pi 4. Could not reserve enough space for object heap. Java isn't using virtual memory

Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for 4096000KB object heap
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Handbrake ps1 script using all my computers memory

I've been recently using a powershell script for handbrake, encoding mkv's to smaller mp4's and have been doing it successfully for several months. For some reason though, when I run the script after ...
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How to identify PIDs which are writing to SWAP memory in Linux

Server is using swap memory when there is enough RAM is available because of which users are facing intermittent slowness and performance issues. In the free command I can see that there is 6927mbs of ...
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Why are my RAMs operating at 1200MHz [duplicate]

I just bought 2 Corsair 32GB 2400MHz RAM sticks, but when I check them on CPU-Z, I see they are operating at 1200MHz. Could someone help to bring them back to 2400MHz? Thanks
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Windows reports “Out of Memory” despite huge pagefile

How to force Windows to use the swap file to the fullest? I use Windows 7 64-bit and I have 16 GB of RAM + 8 GB (static) pagefile. When I open many Chrome tabs, and the physical memory is almost ...
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linux kernel virtual space , lowmem , highmem , RAM size

I need some help understanding the exact relations between the linux kernel virtual space , specifically LOWMEM area , and the available RAM size as seen by the kernel. after reading this article: ...
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How to store data in pagefile?

Memory-mapping, e.g. via Python's numpy.memmap, works, albeit temporarily; once pagefile capacity is exceeded, the arrays are silently unmapped from pagefile. Re-mapping each time is undesired - need ...
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Can the CPU work with a RAM that has less than the supported frequency?

Intel provides the types and frequencies of memories supported by a certain CPU. Can the CPU work or be compatible with a RAM that has less than the stated frequency? can it cause any damage to either ...
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Full RAM size not recognized by linux kernel after installing RT patch

I use 32-bit PowerPC with the Linux 4.1.8 kernel, and just applied the full RT patch which turned off the CONFIG_HIGHMEM configuration in menuconfig. Following that my RAM size halved. The kernel ...
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Every .NET application crashes (AccessViolationException)

I just reinstalled windows 10 because of some issues I was facing. Every .NET application was crashing on my computer. It opened for a brief second and closed immediately afterwards. I thought a ...
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How to make ram memory work on my motherboard?

I have a Gigabyte M61PME-S2P mobo with 2 ram slots ddr2(it's an old motherboard).The problem is that the second ram slot doesn't work,or this is what i believe.I have 3 ram stick at home,one with 2gb,...
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Is the Lenovo Flex 5 14 inch ram upgradable?

I have a Lenovo Flex 5 14 inch with me, and I wanted to upgrade the RAM on it. I currently have 8gb of preinstalled RAM in the machine. However, Task Manager shows me that one slot free. I do not know ...
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Does using SSD as RAM burn out SSD? (2019)

I seek to use my 500GB NVMe SSD as pseudo-RAM for deep learning by increasing pagefile size. My RAM's 28GB, I seek 64GB+. From the limited info I could find on DDR4, this SSD appears to have 10% its ...
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BlueJ is using 288% CPU and 1.2GB ram even without running code on my MacBook (air 2019)

I started taking APCS in my school, and we use BlueJ for everything. Just launching the program itself starts heating up my computer, even without compiling, running or writing code. It is usually at ...
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Valgrind - Memcheck xtree on KCachegrind, understanding the relation of allocated and freed bytes

I hope this question is understandable, but I would like to present the scenario. I'm trying to follow some stuck memory on a C++ application with memcheck, and I produced an xtree file with --xtree-...
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RAM appears as single pair, not as 4 modules

I have a problem with RAM memory modules. One pair of 2GB modules (lets call them 1 and 2) works fine in my PC. I tried to install 2 more 2GB pieces (lets call them 3 and 4) as a second pair, but the ...
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1RX4 and 2RX4 RAM in HP Z820 Workstation

HPZ820 workstation has 4 memory channels and presently 32GB (4x8GB) 1Rx4 PC3-14900R RAM is installed in 4 black color sockets of each channel. Can I fill the white sockets by 32GB (4x8GB) 2Rx4 PC3-...
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Windows Computer not working

I have a Dell computer optiplex 990 running windows 10. I had to take my computer for a science competition to another city where upon assembling the computer would not display anything on the ...
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High Sierra - Keychain folder takes up a lot of storage

I have a file in ~Library/Application Support/com.apple.sbd/[UUID]/KeychainV0-tomb/genp.bt3 that takes up 113.88 GB Any idea what its for, and if it needs to be this big?
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What is the difference between 4 GB 1Rx8 PC3L and 4gb 2Rx8 PC3L RAM?

I have a 4gb 1Rx8 PC3L and a 4 GB 2Rx8 PC3L RAM. I have been searching for answers but what I only see in most forums is comparing 1Rx8 PC3L from 2Rx8 PC3. What is the difference of 1Rx8 and 2Rx8 ...
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Any risks to greatly increasing pagefile size?

I require 64GB to fit an entire dataset in memory for deep learning, but have only 12GB RAM. Virtual memory being the next-best alternative, I learned it can be effectively increased via increasing ...
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Upgrade RAM beyond manufacturer's tested capacity?

I seek to upgrade RAM from 12 to 64GB for deep learning, but remain uncertain about compatibility; this Quora thread suggests all's good as long as key specs of the new RAM match that of current RAM, ...
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How to stop Cortana from running in the background?

Cortana continues to consume RAM and processing speed on my PC. I have disabled Cortana with RegEdit {HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows} change 1 to 0. Even after this, I ...
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Immediately Allocate All RAM to Virtual Machine at Power-On

(I didn't know whether post this question on superuser or serverfault. The original post with all of the background info is on https://serverfault.com/q/981374/134315. I hope it is okay to include ...
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Immediately Allocate All RAM to Virtual Machine at Power-On

Is there a setting that I can manually add to a VMWare .vmx file to force it to allocate all of the RAM assigned to a VM immediately when the VM is first powered on? I know it is usually best to let ...
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Lexar Professional 3600X SD Card Isn't Visible

I have Lexar Professional Workflow CR2 card reader and a 256 GB Lexar Professional 3600x, but it seems like my card has an issue, when I insert the memory card inside card reader and plug the card ...
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DDR4 memory modules with XMP and Intel Xeon E-2246G - possible?

is latest Intel XEON generation (E-2246G) able to operate with DDR4 set via XMP profile on higher frequency? (XEONs are not "unlocked" if I'm right (?)) Why do I ask? Well, if I put DDR4 modules ...
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Motherboard only works with 2 stick of memory instead of 4

Configuration: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 MoBo: TUF B450-PLUS GAMING (wtih lastest bios update) RAM: HyperX Fury 8 Go (4x 4Go) DDR4 2400 MHz CL15 GPU: Nvidia GTX 960 OS: Windows 10 ...
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Multiple Users unable to login in dotnet application

Our application(500MB) with 20,000 users is hosted on cloud with 8 GB RAM and 60 GB disk space.The OS is windows server 2012 R2, IIS 7.0, ASP.NET 3.5. MS-SQL Server 2016 is hosted on another server ...
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Logging Google Chrome Internal Memory by Tab and Extension Over Time

I have some users on Macs that are having memory issues from Chrome (a shock to all, I'm sure). I can show them how to open Chrome's internal Task Manager and see memory footprint/cpu but I would like ...
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Memcache efficiency and usage

I recently started running memcache-tool-ng to analyze my slabs etc. The results that I get back make me think our implementation is horrible, at best. I'm looking for some pointers as to how we ...
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Long compiling time on new laptop

I have recently bought a new computer and I have a little annoying problem. After installing Visual Studio 2019 I tried running some basic programs to check whether it works as expected. It turns out ...
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What is my recommended total paging file size?

I don t know how to set my paging file size. While google says the initial should be 1.5 of my RAM and maximum should be double, Windows says my recommended "total paging size for all drives" is 1939 ...
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Why is GNU diff such a memory hog? [on hold]

There are enough questions asking how to diff large files, as diff can't handle them. I'd like to know why GNU diff can't handle them. I did a tiny experiment. I diffed two identical datasets, ...
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How would I go about the write port of a set-associative cache memory? [closed]

Let's consider a four-way set-associative cache, just like this one: [ figure 5.18 from Computer Organization and Design (David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy), section 5.4. As you can see this ...