[HowTo] Linux Avoid Sudden Outburst Of Backup Shell Script or Program Disk I/O
Dec 17, 2015, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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A sudden outburst of violent disk I/O activity can bring down your email or web server. Usually, a web / mysql or mail server serving millions and millions pages per months are prone to this kind of problem. Backup activity can increase current system load. To avoid this kind of sudden outburst problem, run your script with scheduling class and priority. Linux comes with various utilities to manage this kind of madness.