hosted by liquidweb


Go Back   Web Hosting Talk : Web Hosting Main Forums : Hosting Security and Technology : how to clear server cache memory ?
Reply

Forum Jump

how to clear server cache memory ?

Reply Post New Thread In Hosting Security and Technology Subscription
 
Send news tip View All Posts Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-24-2008, 12:12 AM
i_am_muslim i_am_muslim is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 11

how to clear server cache memory ?


hello

i just have a new server with 8GB of ram

no sites works on the server yet and used memory reach 90% of the 8GB RAM after about 12hours uptime

cache memory after few hours uptime
www2.0zz0.com/2008/08/24/04/646464444.png

i thought the problem is the apache 2 , so i installed apache 1 instead of apache 2 and restart the server just some minutes ago

but cache memory increasing slowly

i am using centos 5.2 , cpanel

please help if you know how to disable server cache memory

the only way i know is to restart the server (restart apache dont help)

Reply With Quote


Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 08-24-2008, 01:00 AM
layer0 layer0 is offline
Performance Specialist
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 10,451
The cache is essentially harmless, it will only increase the performance of your system and is intelligently managed without your interaction - there's no reason to worry about it. As long as you're not swapping (which you aren't), you should be good to go.

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-24-2008, 06:21 AM
The Universes The Universes is offline
Web Hosting Master
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,471
I recommend reading this:
http://gentoo-wiki.com/FAQ_Linux_Memory_Management

Cache memory is not really "used", because it will get dumped immediately if an application needs to use that memory. It does help by speeding up disk reads of commonly accessed files and what not.

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #4  
Old 08-24-2008, 12:26 PM
i_am_muslim i_am_muslim is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 11
thank you layer0
thank you The Universes

you both really helped me by your informations

Reply With Quote
Reply

Related posts from TheWhir.com
Title Type Date Posted
Parallels Containers Virtualization Now Available for HP Moonshot Web Hosting News 2014-02-13 10:20:21
PHP And MySQL Scaling: Preparing A Startup For Growth Blog 2014-04-24 13:27:35
WiredTree Upgrades Resources for VPS and Hybrid Hosting Plans Web Hosting News 2013-08-07 14:21:37
LeaseWeb Launches In-House Developed CDN Service Web Hosting News 2013-06-10 13:07:38
Web Host MochaHost Adds New Features to Linux VPS Hosting Plans Web Hosting News 2012-08-01 15:52:14


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Postbit Selector

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump
Login:
Log in with your username and password
Username:
Password:



Forgot Password?
Advertisement:
Web Hosting News:



 

X

Welcome to WebHostingTalk.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

WebHostingTalk.com is the largest, most influentual web hosting community on the Internet. Join us by filling in the form below.


(4 digit year)

Already a member?