Topics: AIX, Performance, System Admin

Paging space best practices

Here are a couple of rules that your paging spaces should adhere to, for best performance:

  • The size of paging space should match the size of the memory.
  • Use more than one paging space, on different disks to each other.
  • All paging spaces should have the same size.
  • All paging spaces should be mirrored.
  • Paging spaces should not be put on "hot" disks.




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