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RE: [Xen-devel] Memory de-duplication

Hello Kaustubh --

I'm sorry I didn't reply to your earlier direct email.

Tmem internals documentation can be found in the Xen
source tree under docs/misc... here is the document:


There is a brief discussion about page deduplication and
the data structures used to support it... other than
that and the code, there are no other details but
I would be happy to respond to specific questions.

There are also some performance results from the
last Xen Summit North America here:


Note that the deduplication is performed only on pages
in tmem ephemeral pools.  If you are interested in page
sharing across all guest memory, that is a completely different


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kaustubh Kabra [mailto:kaustubhwise@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2010 6:01 AM
> To: Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Xen-devel] Memory de-duplication
> I have gone through the details of tmem and the patch provided by
> a group consisting Dan Magenheimer  as,
> [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [xen-unstable] tmem: add page deduplication with
> opt .
> http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2010-
> 04/msg00148.html
> The further details of the project as such are not available . So I
> request someone,who is aware of further development, to provide
> information about current status of the project.
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