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Integrating legacy Windows applications on a Linux Desktop environment - part II

Jan 22, 2009, 13:32 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to AS for this link. ]

"This is far more serious than having an application crash on a user workstation. Seems that we'd need an automatic way to "punish" misbehaving processes. In other words, we'd need process QoS or CPU shaping.

"The solution we found is called Process Lasso. Process Lasso is a proprietary tool written by Jeremy Collake that monitors the CPU activity of each running process and lowers the priority of processes consuming too much CPU.

"A proprietary tool on a Linux integration project? Well, if you already accepted running a Windows Server with proprietary applications on top, don't give up on the last mile that will save you from many headaches"

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