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Questions tagged [process-priority]

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looking to throttle heavy disk I/O application — sdelete

I need to securely erase 1.2 million files off of our Windows file server. I had planned on using 3-pass sdelete to accomplish that, It will take a long time, but realized there is no throttle on that ...
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Windows 2008 Server R2 Recycling Bin too long

I get a Recycle Bin as admin in the time when is server not fully loaded. It contains about 3 mil of files and it takes more than 18 hours to finish. There will begin a time where is a server fully ...
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websphere - dmgr and node agent priority

I frequently see that deployment execution on our development WAS server hangs, while the applications running on it keep on responding to user requests. This leads to deployments taking ages, with ...
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Run PowerShell script with Service Start

I'd like to set the Affinity and Priority of a service process when it is started (without modifying the service/process code, I don't own the code, it's a 3rd party service). I know I can do: $...
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Setting default nice value for a program on linux

Strange as it seems, I can't find information how I can set a default nice value for a program (not for a user or a group!). I would like to start all chrome and firefox instances with a nice value of ...
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Priority of DNS servers

I actually have 2 DNS providers and 3 DNS server. The first and is from CloudFlare - primary, and the third is from BuddyNS - this one should be used only for backup. Backup: the server should be only ...
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How to configure the niceness or priority of service started on boot

I want to increase the niceness of an service (decrease the CPU priority) started as an dedicated user or group during the boot process. I'm not able to define the niceness or priority in the /etc/...
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Allow user modify nice without giving root permisions

Is there any way to allow user modify process niceness without giving root permisions? OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
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getting an application to run with the same priority as cpu idle

I have a solaris server that needs to run a timecritical application as fast as possible, although setting it to the RT priority class doesnt seem like a good idea since it may need 100 CPU for ...
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CentOS server priority of root services and non root services

Is there any priority difference between root user process and non root process on CentOS? When I run on a nodejs server as root user, it goes smooth and after some time (say after weeks) it hangs the ...
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nice sudo or sudo nice?

is there any difference between running an intensive task over sudo with the following commands?: nice sudo [intensive command here] sudo nice [intensive command here] BTW this is for Linux 3.x.
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Changing process priority in linux for jvm process

Is it fine if I change the JVM process priority through nice at server machine [linux]. I wanted my JVM process to use maximum resources from OS. What is the standard practice? Do people tune the ...
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Guaranteeing SSH access on a stressed server

I had an issue some time ago with a server in which Apache and Snort was occupying 100% of the processor, making the sshd unresponsive through remote access. I had to go physically to the server to ...
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Guideline for `nice` priority number?

I'd like a more systematic way for prioritizing my tasks with nice(1). Obviously 0 is "normal", 19 is "lowest priority" and -19 is "highest priority", but what about all the other numbers? If I have ...
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Process Priorities for Sharepoint FAST Search Services

I have 4 servers dedicated to sharepoint. One of them has sharepoint, one of them has sql server and other two of them are FAST Search nodes. Sharepoint server and sql server works without a problem. ...
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Does process priority in task manager affect network traffic?

I'm running a database server that's under moderately heavy load. I just kicked off xcopy on that box to copy a database backup to a remote server. I see that xcopy is using almost all my available ...
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KVM + cgroups: Dom0 process best practice?

I am transitioning from Xen to KVM, and will be using Fedora 14. I plan to use cgroups to assign priorities to VMs. My question is as follows: If I place VMs in various cgroups, should I also put ...
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change priority of ntpdate

I managed to run ntpdate at a high priority. My initial thought is to use nice command, like: nice -n -10 ntpdate -p 8 -u $NTP_TIME_SERVER However, after checking the nice value of ntpdate command, ...
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How “nice” determines amount of cpu resource to give

Is there a particular formula to calculate the amount of cpu resources that is allocated for a process when you "nice" it?
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Change Windows Service Priority

I have a windows service that needs to run with High Priority. At the end of the day I want to use this script to modify the priority after service startup: Const HIGH = 256 strComputer = "." ...
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When is sustained 100% CPU utilization not a worry?

Please help refine a discussion going on in our shop. Consider the following scenario. There is a Microsoft VPC running several apps and services (Windows 2003 server). The server has two or three ...
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How to set a low process priority for everything spawned from a command prompt in XP?

As a developer, once or twice a week I run a full build on my XP dev machine. This will run at 100% cpu for 30 or 40 minutes, making my machine useless for anything other than basic browsing & ...