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Anatomy of Linux Kernel Shared Memory

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http://www.linux.com – An interesting change in the 2.6.32 Linux kernel is Kernel Shared Memory (KSM). KSM allows the hypervisor to increase the number of concurrent virtual machines by consolidating identical memory pages. Explore the ideas behind KSM (such as storage de-duplication), its implementation, and how you manage it. (General)