How to limit CPU usage for certain process in linux


Scenario: There is a challenge for us to limit the cpu usage for certain process where the real live application usage will utilize more cpu usage.

Solution:

cpulimit is the command where you can limit the cpu usage for unnecessary process.

eg: cpulimit –pid <PID of process> –limit <CPU usage limit in percentage>

Syntax : [root@server ~]# cpulimit –pid 2960 –limit 70

For more info : #man cpulimit

 

 

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