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HugePages and Oracle Database Automatic Memory Management (AMM) on Linux (Doc ID 749851.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version 2.6 to Oracle Linux 7.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux on IBM Z
IBM: Linux on POWER Big Endian Systems
IBM S/390 Based Linux (31-bit)
Linux Itanium


This document discusses the interoperability of the Automatic Memory Management (AMM) feature introduced by Oracle Database and the HugePages (HugeTLB) feature of the Linux OS kernel.


This document is to be used by Linux system administrators and Oracle database administrators that work with Oracle Database Server  on Linux Operating System.


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