Version 3.0.1
Linux transparent huge pages

The performance of WiredTiger applications can be adversely affected when transparent huge pages are enabled on Linux systems. Some Linux systems enable transparent huge pages by default. See the RedHat Enterprise Linux system documentation's Huge Pages and Transparent Huge Pages for more information.

To disable transparent huge pages run the following command as the root user:

echo never > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled