How is memory managed in Linux

When speaking about memory there are a few concepts that I had to wrap my head around. I’m hence putting them together for future reference. The fine details should be covered in any university course on computer architecture. To keep it simple, I’m only covering a high level in Linux. Much of the content below … Read moreHow is memory managed in Linux

CentOS – Remove Swap safely

If the default installation has swap on, you will see it from block device list: Many installations require swap to be off for performance reasons (although some advocate turning off swappiness of the application, instead of removing swap partition from operating system, which is a separate topic). This can be turned off by a simple … Read moreCentOS – Remove Swap safely