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Reduce load of backup scripts with nice and ionice

http://www.faqforge.com/linux/reduce-load-of-backup-scripts-with-nice-and-ionice/ Runing a nightly backup script on a server system like a webhosting server can produce high load and longer latencys for other processes, e.g. HTML or .php pages load slow during backup because the backup script takes too much I/O or CPU resources. On Linux systems there are two shell utilitys available to set the I/O and CPU Scheduling for a appliaction or script. The utilitys are named nice and ionice. Reduce the I/O […]