System Administration Toolkit: Swap space management and tricks

In a new article in my System Administration Toolkit series I examine the role of swap space in your Unix /Linux system and how to configure and optimize your swap space usage. I also demonstrate a few tricks for helping you out when you run our o…

In a new article in my System Administration Toolkit series I examine the role of swap space in your Unix /Linux system and how to configure and optimize your swap space usage. I also demonstrate a few tricks for helping you out when you run our of swap space unexpectedly.

Configure your swap space (including adding space in an emergency) to get the most out of your system. In this article, you’ll learn how to monitor your system to determine an effective swap space figure as well as examine methods for using swap space for more than just secondary random access memory (RAM).

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