Large Page Performance
Publisher : VMware
Latest Version : Thu Feb 14 22:08:31 PST 2008
VMware ESX Server supports the use of large pages inside virtual machines. The large page support enables server applications to establish large page memory regions. Memory address translations use translation lookaside buffers (TLB) inside the CPU. The use of large pages can potentially increase TLB access efficiency and thus improve program performance. This study examines the performance of this feature.