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.
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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