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Resource Management by Tom Bialaski, Enrique Vargas, Evert Hoogendoorn, Adrian Cockcroft, Richard Mc Dougall

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Workload Configuration

The key to effective resource management using the SRM software is a well designed resource hierarchy.

Mapping the Workload to the lnode Hierarchy

The SRM software uses the lnode tree to implement the resource hierarchy. Each node in the lnode tree maps to userid in the password database. This means workloads must be mapped to align with entries in the password database. In some cases, you might have to create additional users to cater to the leaf nodes in the hierarchy. These special users will not actually run processes or jobs, but will act as an administration point for the leaf node.

A Simple Flat Hierarchy

A simple hierarchy would, for example, control the processing resources of two users, Chuck and Mark. Both of ...

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