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how to control system load of a particular process? eg. Java

So Java has been hanging our systems. Our developers are still looking into this but as an Admin what can be done. On a dual socket system with altogether 8 cores, Load peaks at 40's.. On average ...
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High server load

A Hudson server used by developers is having some timeout issues. Whenever Java is compiling (git is checking the modules, java classes are compiled, tested and copied to Nexus), something goes wrong ...
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High %idle on EC2 instances despite high load

I like to fully-load our compute hardware to reduce wasted CPU time, and on typical in-house hardware this is fairly easy: load the machine with as many runnable threads as there are cores, and idle ...
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High load without explanation

I have a very high load on my machine and don't know what is responsible or how to find out. On the machine runs a jboss appserver and mysql. Here is a top from the user at peak time: top - 16:23:01 ...