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  • Overcoming challenges with Linux cgroups memory accounting

    June 8, 2022

    Introduction LinkedIn's de facto search solution, Galene, is a Search-as-a-Service infrastructure that powers a multitude of search products at LinkedIn, from member-facing searches (such as searching for jobs or other members) to internal index searches. Galene’s responsiveness and reliability are paramount as it caters to many critical features. This post...

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    Don’t Let Linux Control Groups Run Uncontrolled

    August 18, 2016

    Coauthors: Cuong Tran and Jerry Weng Summary The Linux kernel feature of cgroups (Control Groups) is being increasingly adopted for running applications in multi-tenanted environments. Many projects (e.g., Docker and CoreOS) rely on cgroups to limit resources such as CPU and memory. Ensuring the high performance of the applications running in cgroups is very...