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Swap is space on a disk that is reserved to be used as virtual memory. When a Linux server runs out of memory, the kernel can move inactive processes into swap to make room for active processes in the working memory.
A swap...
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As of October 28, 2013, Cloud Servers built using our base Linux images will be created without a dedicated swap partition and “swappiness” (a measure of how the Linux kernel will try to use swap memory) set to 0. Any Linux Cloud...
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