Is setting a higher nice level for a process an effective way to reduce its impact on system load/CPU time?
I have an rsync cron job which is pushing the server load and triggering monitor alerts. If I set the job to be run with a high nice level, would that effectively reduce the impact it has on system ...
Is there a way to return the load averages, excluding any load caused by nice'd processes? We have a load balancing mechanism in place that checks the load of multiple Linux servers, and submits a ...