RE: OT - Blog entry on hugepages

From: Bobak, Mark <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:41:37 -0400
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Nice summary of settings required to configure hugepages.

The only thing I would add is, if you've got databases with sizable SGAs, say, larger than 8GB or 16GB, and you're not using hugepages, you're doing it wrong.

I think there's a general perception that hugepages aren't that important. If you have a huge SGA, they're critical, and the bigger the SGA, the more important it is to configure hugepages.


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From: [] On Behalf Of Andrew Kerber Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:42 AM
Subject: OT - Blog entry on hugepages

I put up a new blog entry on enabling hugepages in Linux. I put it together after discovering that there doesn't seem to be a single location with all the steps, including both the Linux os settings and the database settings. Your comments are appreciated.


Andrew W. Kerber

'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'


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