On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 13:12, Josh Berkus wrote:
> I had a new question from a client: is it possible to "cap" CPU usage
> for PostgreSQL running on Linux? They don't care if the procedure
> degrades Postgres performance, but they can't afford to have Postgres
> take up more than 30% of processor for more than 400 milliseconds
> are running some real-time operations).
> I can't imagine that postmaster could do this, but I thought it there
> might be some kind of Linux Kernel CPU quota option I haven't heard
> Can anybody point me in the right direction?
Don't know about Linux, but BSD cannot do that. CPU limits are hard --
once you hit it it'll dump the process.
Anyway, would it be sufficient to simply reduce the priority of the
Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>
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