Memory compression is enabled by default. You can use the Advanced Settings dialog box in the vSphere Client to enable or disable memory compression for a host.

1

Select the host in the vSphere Client inventory panel and click the Configuration tab.

2

Under Software, select Advanced Settings.

3

In the left pane, select Mem and locate Mem.MemZipEnable.

4

Enter 1 to enable or enter 0 to disable the memory compression cache.

5

Click OK.