7: Running Processes

In direct contrast to bandwidth, this Rule is extremely difficult to specify clear numbers – 50 processes on one machine may be pegging it, while on another 300 processes are fine.

Of course the profile of the processes are critical; most machines, even Windows ones, can support 200 “Hello Worlds” all waiting for a carriage return.

Use Argent to first determine your Linux servers’ process profiles, then adjust


It’s likely you will need to take copies of this Rule to create different variables for different types of Linux servers.