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Would it start to lag?
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Would it start to lag?

I am running some game servers on my linux VPS.if the VPS starts using the Swap or VSwap would thing start to lag? whats actually happening when the VPS starts using the Swap or VSwap ?


  • I never had any issues with lag when the server is using swap

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  • perennateperennate Member, Provider

    vSwap isn't that slow, anyway more used memory will be the one that needs to be accessed more often.

  • AmfyAmfy Member


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