Create Swap File

It's often necessary to add swap to a server, especially with a virtual private server with doesn't come with any. This tutorial will show you how to add a file to your system to act as swap. If you don't have any swap, then your processes will be killed off…

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Reducing SWAP Usage

Have you ever noticed that your computer may start using swap even when you aren't running out of memory such as in the screenshot below: You can prevent this behaviour by changing an attribute called swappiness. Swappiness can take a value between 0 and 100 which represents a percentage likelyhood…

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