[Gllug] Swap Restrictions

Tethys sta296 at astradyne.co.uk
Tue Apr 18 21:55:37 UTC 2006

Alan Pope writes:

>Some application products specify a large amount of swap due to the way
>they use (considerably) large amounts of memory. Take SAP BW for
>example. *Minimum* swap recommended is 20GiB on a 64-bit platform.

Perhaps so, but SAP is not a good example here. It's a poorly written
app, and statements like that are designed to cover the company's
behind, rather than being based on any sound technical reasoning.

Gllug mailing list  -  Gllug at gllug.org.uk

More information about the GLLUG mailing list