Oct 042011
 

Cgroups is present in the official Linux kernel 2.6.24 (late 2007), still he’s not much know or used (at least for what i know).
In this article I’ll give you an overview of this powerful Linux tool to control how much CPU, memory, disk I/O or network I/O each process or user can use in your server.

So in short cgroups it’s a feature to limit, account and isolate resource usage (CPU, memory, disk I/O, etc.) of process groups.
Let’s see how.

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Jan 272011
 

tux-rhYesterday I followed the online event Virtual Experience, presented by Red Hat.

The event was presented in 4 main areas :Red Hat Enterprise 6, Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Jboss, for an idea of the sessions available take a look here.

I followed some of the sessions and from what I saw I had the impression that Cloud is the key word (or fashion) that is often repeated even in talks about  other  topics,  RH  surely   is betting a lot there, but  we are still in the early phases and there are enabling technologies, but the solutions must be built ad hoc on your infrastructure.

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