Active Memory Expansion (AME) is one of the many features that comes with PowerVM. AME is the concept of increasing memory capacity to more than what’s been allocated to a Logical Partition (LPAR). AME is often confused with Active Memory Sharing (AMS), where a memory pool is shared across multiple LPARs (similar to the way a CPU pool is shared in the micro-partitioning concept). For AME to work, in-memory data is compressed to allow for more memory space, which we refer to as the ...

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