Byte.com: The Linux Process Model, The Linux approach helps performanceNov 29, 1999, 17:31 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Moshe Bar)
"This month, we start a new series of articles on Linux internals. We will travel the innards of the Linux kernels of the 2.0.x, 2.2.x, and the new 2.4.x series. Although many articles are written every week on how to best use Linux, very few articles have reviewed the internal kernel. Why is it necessary to know how the kernel works?"
"For one thing, understanding your kernel better will help you prevent problems before they occur. If you are using Linux as a server, most problems will start to appear under stress. This is exactly when it becomes essential to know your way around the kernel to assess the nature of the problems...."
"This month we will start with the Linux process model."