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Re: RAM question for everyone!



Bryn M. Reeves wrote:
> Mark Haney wrote:
>> Dan Track wrote:
>>> I was recently asked a question about how much RAM should there be
>>> within a server given that the APP uses 8GB of Memory, should I buy
>>> 10Gig of memory and have a small harddrive and no swap space? Would
>>> this configuration allow everything in my OS to run from RAM and not
>>> from swap? If this is the case then there's no need to ever create
>>> swap, is there?!?
>>>
>>> Your thoughts are appreciated.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Dan
>>>
>>
>> With RAM, the more the merrier.  I guess the question is, what does this
> 
> Unless you're on a 32-bit system in which case more RAM can make you
> much less merrier since the mere addition of the memory causes more
> pressure on the already constrained lowmem available on these platforms.
> 
> Regards,
> Bryn.
> 

True, but the assumption was 64-bit since he says the app uses 8GB RAM.

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