What is vSwap?

vSwap, or Virtual Swap, is a new memory management feature in RHEL 6 (CentOS 6.0) that allows an OpenVZ container to use RAM similar to a swap file. The performance is slightly reduced compared to RAM to mimic actual swapping without impacting disk I/O.

For more information you can read more here: http://wiki.openvz.org/VSwap.

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