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Delaying the OOM killer

Delaying the OOM killer

Posted Mar 13, 2011 5:39 UTC (Sun) by neilbrown (subscriber, #359)
In reply to: Delaying the OOM killer by dmag
Parent article: Delaying the OOM killer


Further, it is widely reported that google go to some efforts to squeeze as much work as they possibly can out of the computers that they do have, which is the real point of background to this article.

So it certainly appears that they do not have spare computing resources.. is that the same as "not many computers" - It's hard to say. Many is a relative term:

I do have many computers at home - 7 or 8.
Google doesn't have many computers in their data centers - less than 10 million.

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Delaying the OOM killer

Posted Mar 14, 2011 13:14 UTC (Mon) by alextingle (guest, #20593) [Link]

*fewer* than 10 million.


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