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vmtouch - the Virtual Memory Toucher

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Portable file system cache diagnostics and control

vmtouch is a tool for learning about and controlling the file system cache of unix and unix-like systems. It is BSD licensed so you can basically do whatever you want with it.

Quick install guide:

$ git clone
$ cd vmtouch
$ make
$ sudo make install

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To complement the open source community, Hoytech offers services related to vmtouch:

  • Advanced feature development
  • Support contracts
  • Training sessions

Please contact Doug Hoyte for more information.


vmtouch is copyright (c) 2009-2017 Doug Hoyte and contributors.