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Introduction to Cgroups, the Linux Control Group

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"A control group is a collection of processes that are bound by the same criteria. These groups can be hierarchical, where each group inherits limits from its parent group. The kernel provides access to multiple controllers (subsystems) through the cgroups interface.

"The infrastructure of Cgroups provides only the features of grouping the tasks, while the various Cgroups subsystem implements the specific control policies for each resource. This framework it's really powerful and allow you to set rules on resources not only based on users and groups."

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