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Re: Swap Space Recommendation



There is times; you have to use especially when you deal with SAP/ORACLE
applications.

One of my SAP - ERP implementation, the system has to use 32GB swap with 16
GB of RAM.


"Double the RAM" may use for a "Desktop" system and it's NOT always true for
a 3 GB or more


On 9/13/07, Manuel Arostegui Ramirez <manuel todo-linux com> wrote:
>
> El Miércoles, 12 de Septiembre de 2007 19:26, Esquivel, Vicente escribió:
> > Is it still recommended that your swap space be twice the size of the
> > RAM you have on a server?  I mean is it practical to setup 32GB of swap
> > space when you have 16GB of RAM on a server?   Seems like a lot of swap
> > space to setup and have there not really being used but I could be
> > missing something.
> >
>
> Of course not. That rule is not THE RULE is just and advice, if you think
> you're gonna use the 100% of your RAM, well....that should not be normal,
> you
> would have a problem,  16GB God...
>
> I don't know for what are you going to use that server and the amount of
> memory you plan to use, but 16GB seems to be too much.
>
> Maybe you can have 2GB of SWAP and if, for whatever reason, you need more,
> you
> can just set up a swap file using dd and stuff...
>
> Hope this helps
> Manuel
>
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