There are plenty of questions and answers about constraining the resources of a single process, e.g. RLIMIT_AS can be used to constrain the maximum memory allocated by a process that can be seen as ...
I'm running a very time-consuming script which takes many hours to end. Watching top I see that it's only taking 5% of the CPU at best, usually around 3%. Is there any way to force the script to use ...
This article claims that the -m flag to ulimit does nothing in modern Linux. I can find nothing else to corroborate this claim. Is it accurate? You may try to limit the memory usage of a process ...