Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Memory used

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DjMiX, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. DjMiX

    DjMiX Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2004
    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Hello,

    Our's server memory is always a lot used > 39 % in average, sometimes 43 sometimes 37...
    Do you think this is too high ?
    How to fix this?

    Regards
     
  2. dgbaker

    dgbaker Well-Known Member
    PartnerNOC

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2002
    Messages:
    2,578
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    193
    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario Canada
    cPanel Access Level:
    DataCenter Provider
    That's a very low amount, I would not worry until you see it 80% and higher and the swap being heavily used as well.
     
  3. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2002
    Messages:
    13,472
    Likes Received:
    20
    Trophy Points:
    463
    Location:
    Go on, have a guess
    Indeed. Linux memory management is actually designed to use up as much of your memory as possible to speed up frequently accessed readable data by caching it in memory. So, free memory can be very low, but if your cache memory is high, you're usually fine. As dgbaker said, if your swapfile usage is high and cache size is low, you have a problem which will probably lead to memory thrashing.

    Here's a thread I posted to explaining memory management a little:
    http://forums.cpanel.net/showthread.php?t=33469
     
  4. DjMiX

    DjMiX Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2004
    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Thank's, very helpfull !
     
Loading...

Share This Page