[SAC] Fair projectsVM usage (esp. Openlayers)

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Feb 12 04:53:31 EST 2012

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Markus wrote:
>> I would like to remind folks to set
>> cron jobs "nice"ly, otherwise
>> the performance goes down (read: unresponsive):
>> top - 00:21:37 up 10 days,  3:53,  1 user,
>> load average: 42.23, 36.57, 31.99  <<---!!
> fwiw I'm pretty sure the crazy load averages are due to bacula.

Not sure: It happened several times (when I checked), it was
always an openlayers job (sometimes mapserver) and renicing
it manually brought down the load average. Also today.

> perl has been running at 100% for a couple days...

So even more a reason to "nice" it.
Remember:: shared resources should be used properly.


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