Archive for 'Solaris Resource Management'

Implementing shared memory resource controls on Solaris hosts

With the availability of the Solaris 10 operating system, the way IPC facilities (e.g., shared memory, message queues, etc.) are managed changed. In previous releases of the Solaris operating system, editing /etc/system was the recommended way to increase the values of a given IPC tunable. With the release of Solaris 10, IPC tunables are now […]

Capping a Solaris processes memory

Solaris 10 introduced numerous capabilities, including the ability to use memory caps to limit the amount of memory available to a project. Memory caps are configured through the project(4) facility, and use the rcap.max-rss resource control to limit the amount of memory that a project can consume. Memory caps are enforced by the rcapd daemon, […]