Patent Number: 8,793,444

Title: Managing large page memory pools

Abstract: Large page memory pools are managed. Thresholds are used to determine if the number of pages in a large page memory pool is to be adjusted. If the number of pages is to be increased, a particular technique is provided for adding additional pages to the pool. Further, if there are too many pages in the pool, one or more pages may be removed.

Inventors: Foster; Alfred F. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Horn; David (Poughkeepsie, NY), Mari; Charles E. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Mauriello; Matthew J. (Fishkill, NY), Miller, Jr.; Robert (Poughkeepsie, NY), Ndoye; Mariama (Poughkeepsie, NY), Spiegel; Michael G. (Monroe, NY), Sutton; Peter G. (Lagrangeville, NY), Tuttle; Scott B. (Staatsburg, NY), Tzortzatos; Elpida (Lagrangeville, NY), Yee; Chun Kwan K. (Woodstock, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018