OL/SLES: High Memory Utilization on Linux Systems (bigmalloc.c)
(Doc ID 304215.1)
Last updated on APRIL 19, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.4.9 to 2.6.9
This article will discuss Linux memory utilization and give a small C program that can be used for further diagnostic analysis.
This document is to be used by Linux System Administrators working on Linux memory management.
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In this Document
|Why High Memory Utilization may Not Be a Problem?|
|Test Program Results|