Swap causing huge latency on disk IO operations

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sun Sep 10 02:06:19 EDT 2017

On 09/10/2017 01:56 AM, Sudharsan Vijayaraghavan wrote:
> My general question is that has the community seen "swap latency issues
> with disk IO" in general. Further can we assume that later kernels (like
> 4.4) does not exhibit such a behavior.

the problems with swap is not limited to any specific OS, and in fact,
Linux does it fairly well.

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