Use Swap File to Allocate Memory

When physical RAM is already in use, instances use swap space as a short-term replacement for physical RAM. Contents of RAM that aren’t in active use or that aren’t needed as urgently as other data or instructions can be temporarily paged to a swap file. This frees up RAM for more immediate use.


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