System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System
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Chapter 12

Resource Pools (Overview)

This chapter discusses the following features:

  • Resource pools, which are used for partitioning machine resources

  • Dynamic resource pools (DRPs), which dynamically adjust each resource pool's resource allocation to meet established system goals

Resource pools and dynamic resource pools are services in the Solaris service management facility (SMF). Each of these services is enabled separately.

The following topics are covered in this chapter:

For procedures using this functionality, see Chapter 13, Creating and Administering Resource Pools (Tasks).

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