Capped and Uncapped Processor Sharing Modes

December 28th, 2008

Capped Mode

In capped mode the processing units given to a partition can not exceed the assigned processing units (entitled capacity) even though there may be resources in the shared pool.

Uncapped Mode
In uncapped mode the processing units can exceed the entitled capacity of the partition if enough resources are available in the shared resource pool. At this point of time the assigned uncapped weight of the partition comes into picture.

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