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Linux 4.14 Release Provides Long Term Support and Larger Memory Limits

Among the new capabilities that landed in the Linux 4.14 update is the possibility for larger memory capacity utilization. The original x86-64 specification in Linux allowed for a limit 4 level of memory paging, providing a maximum of 256 TiB of virtual address space and 64 TiB of physical address space. A TiB is Tebibyte is approximately 1.1 Terabytes.