NVIDIA Engineer Continues Working On Proactive Memory Compaction For Linux

NVIDIA’s Nitin Gupta continues working on proactive compaction for the Linux kernel’s memory management code.

This proactive compaction is designed to avoid the high latency introduced right now when the Linux kernel does on-demand compaction when an application needs a lot of hugepages. With this proactive compaction, a large number of hugepages can be requested while avoiding high latencies.

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