RHEL5 Process Confinement with CPUSETs

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On multi-socket systems, there may be large performance advantages to constraining a running process to a given CPU and its associated memory region. CPUSETs were developed as a user interface to the sched_setaffinity and set_mempolicy Linux system calls which provide this functionality. They can be used to create a hierarchical resource usage policy and then apply that policy to groups of pro...

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