swap memory to use as virtual memory to expand Physical RAM

asked 2013-05-21 11:37:17 -0600

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updated 2013-06-12 06:22:28 -0600

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Can it be possible to expand Physical RAM by adding more Swap memory within openstack infrastructure?

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answered 2013-05-30 05:39:17 -0600

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Oversubscribing RAM was discussed in this mailing list thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-operators/2012-September/002115.html

The short answer: it's possible to do in OpenStack, but there are things to be careful of and reasons not to do it to consider.

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