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HOWTO : Understand Linux Hugepages Allocation (/proc/meminfo) Fluctuations (Doc ID 1302075.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2022

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]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux HugePages *** ***


Goal

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

NOTE: The data used below are not actual PRODUCTION or Customer Data.  They are being used ONLY to demonstrate the problem discussed in this note.

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