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From "Warren Togami Jr." <wtog...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JOBS=x in auto_mass_check.sh
Date Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:46:33 GMT
On 4/20/2011 11:31 PM, Jari Fredriksson wrote:
>
> It is set as 4 for nightly and 8 for weekly masscheck.
>
> I have 2 cores available in my virtual server. What if I change those to
> JOBS=2? Does something break? I see no point in running more than 2
> simultaneous processes both with 100% CPU usage.
>

I'd do one job per core for nightly masscheck, but more for weekly.  The 
reason you want more for weekly is because the bottleneck is the latency 
of network queries, not raw CPU and disk I/O.

Warren

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