Guides on Configuring Your System for Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory


Install & Setup



Find assistance in configuring your system for Intel® Optane™ persistent memory.

Getting started video (10 min.)
Learn how to manage your Intel Optane persistent memory modules with open source tools like ipmctl and ndctl.

Introduction to Persistent Memory Programming
Use the Persistent Memory Development Kit (PMDK) to create a new application that takes advantage of Intel Optane persistent memory.

Video: Configuring Intel Optane Persistent Memory for Best Performance (5:35)
This video describes how to configure a 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable platform with Optane persistent memory, and the factors to consider in order to enjoy the best performance.

Webinar: Provisioning Intel Optane Persistent Memory in Linux* (54:45)
This webinar demonstrates how to provision Intel Optane persistent memory in Linux* using the open source ipmctl and ndctl utilities. See the related article.

Tools for setting up your system:

Use Intel® BIOS to Set Up and Configure Intel Optane Persistent Memory
This article introduces Intel® BIOS settings to configure Intel Optane Persistent Memory.

Module DIMM Population for Intel Optane Persistent Memory
The information provides server documentation populating rules for DRAM and Intel Optane persistent memory.