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From Ben Gollmer <>
Subject Re: IO bandwidth throttling
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2005 18:51:15 GMT
Chris Lamprecht wrote:
> I've wanted something similar, for the same purpose -- to keep lucene
> from consuming disk I/O resources when another process is running on
> the same machine.

Sorry for jumping in (I'm a Lucene newb) but isn't this better handled
by the OS? On a Unix box I would just renice the process or set some
ulimits. Adding code to each application that might possibly need
bandwidth or memory restrictions seems redundant, not to mention a chore :)


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