System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System
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Chapter 1

Introduction to Solaris Resource Management

Resource management functionality is a component of the SolarisTM Container environment. Resource management enables you to control how applications use available system resources. You can do the following:

  • Allocate computing resources, such as processor time

  • Monitor how the allocations are being used, then adjust the allocations as necessary

  • Generate extended accounting information for analysis, billing, and capacity planning

This chapter covers the following topics.

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