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3208401 - Memory used reported by free -m larger than max memory - SAP ASE


  • free -m on the OS showing used memory much higher than what is configured for ASE as max memory, 138240000 2K pages (270000 MB)
  • swapping is detected affecting the server performance, example :

  • "allocate max shared memory" is set to 1



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) - all versions running on Unix/Linux


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


ipcs, free, swapping, server slow , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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