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How do you kill a process tree in linux? [closed]

Sometimes, sending a SIGTERM to a process will cause it to send SIGTERM to all its child processes. However, sometimes this doesn't work. Is there a command or a utility that will allow me to kill a ...
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PostgreSQL processes and the signals to which they respond

For PostgreSQL 8.3 and later, what are the processes that make up the server and that respond to a query? What signals do the various processes respond to and what effect do the signals have? What ...
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How can I safely kill a long running MSSQL query?

Recently we had a SQL job inserting into a database. The query had been running for a few days unecessarily so it was killed using KILL SPID. The process then began to roll back for several days and ...
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Un-killable user processes in Linux?

I use sshfs (fusermount) to connect remote mountpoints. When I forget to unmount them using... fusermount -u /REMOTE ...all processes which used the mountpoints hang. I try to kill them with ...