Huge Pages for Oracle

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Intro

I think very interestingly that Oracle has a script to calculate the huge pages. It’s basically a printf of a division, with a better

$NUM_PG*$HPG_SZ/1024″ | bc -q`; echo “Recommended setting: vm.hugetlb_po   

echo “Recommended setting: vm.hugetlb_pool = $HUGETLB_POOL” ;;

Huge Pages Script

#!/bin/bash
#
# hugepages_settings.sh
#
# Linux bash script to compute values for the
# recommended HugePages/HugeTLB configuration
#
# Note: This script does calculation for all shared memory
# segments available when the script is run, no matter it
# is an Oracle RDBMS shared memory segment or not.
# Check for the kernel version
KERN=`uname -r | awk -F. '{ printf("%d.%d\n",$1,$2); }'`
# Find out the HugePage size
HPG_SZ=`grep Hugepagesize /proc/meminfo | awk {'print $2'}`
# Start from 1 pages to be on the safe side and guarantee 1 free HugePage
NUM_PG=1
# Cumulative number of pages required to handle the running shared memory segments
for SEG_BYTES in `ipcs -m | awk {'print $5'} | grep "[0-9][0-9]*"`
do
   MIN_PG=`echo "$SEG_BYTES/($HPG_SZ*1024)" | bc -q`
   if [ $MIN_PG -gt 0 ]; then
      NUM_PG=`echo "$NUM_PG+$MIN_PG+1" | bc -q`
   fi
done
# Finish with results
case $KERN in
   '2.4') HUGETLB_POOL=`echo "$NUM_PG*$HPG_SZ/1024" | bc -q`;
          echo "Recommended setting: vm.hugetlb_pool = $HUGETLB_POOL" ;;
   '2.6' | '3.8' | '3.10' | '4.1' | '4.14' ) echo "Recommended setting: vm.nr_hugepages = $NUM_PG" ;;
    *) echo "Unrecognized kernel version $KERN. Exiting." ;;
esac
# End

 

JMV

For JVM we need to do this same calculation and the division is similar

$NUM_PG*$HPG_SZ/1024″ | bc -q`; echo “Recommended setting: vm.hugetlb_po

 

Very interesting!

 

 

 

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