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OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-821) by Michael Ernest

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Scheduling Processes

Using the rctladm command, you won’t see any resource controls that relate to process scheduling. As with memory caps, scheduling is an aspect of system control that manages the environment in which processes operate. Although current process state and behavior have some influence on how it is scheduled, these forms (other than tweaking a process’s priority) are indirect. It’s the system’s job to moderate the needs of all user processes and make sure every process gets time to execute.

That said, user process scheduling itself is open to configuration. You can apply several scheduling systems to one or more processes to establish the rules you think are a good fit for them. The process-scheduling systems you can use in Solaris ...

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