I'm trying to understand the relation between huge page size and how data is actually being written to RAM. What happens when a process uses a 1GB huge page - does writing occur in 1GB chunks? I ...
I saw several posts around the web of people apparently complaining about a hosted VPS unexpectedly killing processes because they used too much RAM. How is this possible? I thought all modern OS' ...
I recently heard that Linux simply flushes the TLB cache when the corresponding data in that physical address is swapped out, resulting in underutilization of the TLB. I don't know whether all OSes do ...
I'm studying for RHCSA and am confused by a statement I came across in some training material: There is no practical maximum RAM, as theoretically, you could run 128 TB of RAM on RHEL 6. But ...
Is it true that a single application can not allocate more than 2 GiBs even if the system has GiBs more free memory when using a 32-bit x86 PAE Linux kernel? Is this limit loosened by 64-bit x86 Linux ...