AWS
Create Swap file on Cloud VM (AWS, GCloud, or Azure)
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

Use the commands below to create swap file on a micro instance with a Linux operating system. This creates a 2GB Swap file to help alleviate low system ram. Consequently, this is great for those using micro instances in the cloud that have under 1 GB of memory.