John, I have 12G of swap space supporting 20 databases with 40G of memory. This is on AIX 5.2 with a mix of Oracle 9.2 & 10.2 databases. Hope this helps. Tom ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Dunn Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2008 5:17 AM To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: swap space for Oracle 10 I am installing Oracle 10 on AIX 5.3 machine with 4GB RAM How much swap space should I configure? John Dunn Product Consultant Sefas Innovation Limited Direct Dial + 44 (0) 117 373 6122 www.sefas.com <blocked::file:///C:/Documents and Settings/ransty/Application Data/Microsoft/Signatures/www.sefas.com> Sefas Innovation Ltd, CityPoint, Temple Gate, Bristol BS1 6PL, UK. Tel: +44 (0) 117 373 6114 Fax: +44 (0) 117 373 6115 Sefas Innovation Limited. Registered No: 3769761 England. Registered Office: One New Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2LA, United Kingdom. VAT Registration No: GB 741 5377 32 Unless stated to be non-confidential, this email and any attachments are private and confidential and are for the addressee only. Sefas monitors e-mails to ensure its systems operate effectively and to minimize the risk of viruses. Whilst Sefas has taken reasonable steps to scan this email, it does not accept liability for any virus that may be contained in it. Internet communications are not 100% secure and as such Sefas is not responsible for their abuse by 3rd parties, nor for any alteration or corruption in transmission.