[concurrency-interest] Target CPU utilization

Brian Goetz brian at quiotix.com
Thu Feb 15 17:30:08 EST 2007


Another is that you might have multiple thread pools within an 
application, and want to allocate (coarsely) CPU cycles to different 
activities.

David Holmes wrote:
> Two possibilities I can think of straight away:
> 
> - You might not be the only application trying to run on the system.
> - You might want to allow room for handling transient overload.
> 
> Others?
> 
> David Holmes
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: concurrency-interest-bounces at cs.oswego.edu
>> [mailto:concurrency-interest-bounces at cs.oswego.edu]On Behalf Of Peter
>> Kovacs
>> Sent: Friday, 16 February 2007 7:13 AM
>> To: concurrency-interest
>> Subject: [concurrency-interest] Target CPU utilization
>>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> The function determining the optimal pool size includes the target CPU
>> utilization as a factor. What are the typical reasons why one would
>> want its value to be less than 1?
>>
>> Thanks
>> P.
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