Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager
Linux / February 14, 2018

Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager is a book written by Mel Gorman, published in 15th February 2004. This book contains 177 pages and consists of 14 chapters starting from Introduction than Code Management, Describing Physical Memory, Page Table Management, Process Address Space, Boot Memory Allocator, Physical Page Allocation, Non-Contiguous Memory Allocation, Slab Allocator, High Memory Management, Page Frame Reclamation, Swap Management, Out Of Memory Management, and Conclusion. About the author of Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager: Mel Gorman, a kernel engineer based in Limerick, Ireland and currently working for SUSE Labs. He hold a PhD in computer science from the University of Limerick and is the author of Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager. Previously he worked for the IBM Linux Technology Center as a memory manager specialist and earlier worked with their Lotus division on IBM PortalServer. Depending on the context you meet me in he is one of; Team lead for the SUSE Performance Team Linux kernel memory manager specialist SLE kernel developer Upstream kernel developer Performance analyst On rare occasions he update a blog but by and large he find it more interesting to work on interesting technology than talk about it. While he had a number of active projects in the past, the current ones that are active are; MMTests: Benchmarking framework primarily aimed at…