HOWTO : Understand Linux Hugepages Allocation (/proc/meminfo) Fluctuations

(Doc ID 1302075.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database - Version 7.0.0.0.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux HugePages
***Checked for relevance on 5-Oct-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 07-Mar-2014***

Goal

Explain expected behavior HugePages allocations when a process is no longer using them.

Solution

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