posted by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Apr 2006 16:21 UTC, submitted by anonymous
"Be nice to your computers and examine some general guidelines for tuning server performance. A computer is like an employee who does tasks for you - it's a good idea to keep from overburdening them. One way to keep this from happening is to carefully tune the processes that run on it. The UNIX nice command is useful for doing just that."