How could processes share memory in early versions of UNIX version modern implementations of shared memory?
I always understood cached memory in Linux (as in free -m) as pages of memory that can be reused if they are needed again, or quickly freed if more memory is needed by new applications (I found this ...
I have a host with AIX 6.1 (6100-04-02-1007) upgraded from AIX 5.1 with Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1. Since the upgrade from AIX 5.3 to 6.1, Run vx services means a lots of memory consumed that I ...
Is it possible to randomise or shred memory of a particular application just after its life ends, or better, whenever it deallocates some memory? A command-line utility like this would be perfect: ...
Is there any patch for Linux kernel to use different memory allocators, such as ned allocator or TLSF allocator?
I need to test a process for memory management. I do not have the source, so I need to do all the testing from the OS side. I want to be able to say something like limitmemory 400k -p <pid> ...
What steps do you take to make a vanilla Ubuntu system run faster and use less memory? I'm using Ubuntu as the OS for my general purpose PC, but it's on slightly older hardware and I want to get as ...
I have an app running on rackspace cloud (ubuntu 10.04). For some reason, over the last 3 nights, the memory has been spiking and then leveling off for about 7 hours before eventually falling off. ...