Setting Up Linux Cgroups
Jan 18, 2011, 22:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Last week's column introduced Linux Control Groups (or
cgroups), a feature initially developed to limit resource usage in
the Linux kernel. But it can do much more, including tweak memory,
bandwidth and CPU usage of system processes as well as deny access
to system resources. This week, let's delve a bit deeper and
actually set up and manage a cgroup.
"One of the reasons I'm writing about this topic is that, while
useful, it seems vastly under-used and definitely could be simpler.
Right now it's as user friendly as SELinux. But if more folks use
the feature, it will get more attention -- and likely improve."