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Memory Management Between ZFS and Applications in Oracle Solaris 11.x (Doc ID 1663862.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2022

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document contains information regarding new tunable parameters limiting how much memory can be used by the ZFS ARC cache.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Purpose
Troubleshooting Steps
 The user_reserve_hint_pct Parameter
 Considerations for user_reserve_hint_pct Parameter
 zfs_arc_max Vs user_reserve_hint_pct
 user_reserve_hint_pct
 How to calculate a suitable value
 Setting the user_reserve_hint_pct Parameter
 The zfs_arc_max_percent parameter
 Setting the zfs_arc_max_percent parameter
References

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