• Subject: Re: Backup performance (CFINT)
  • From: "Nathan M. Andelin" <nathanma@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 16:04:57 -0700

The backup device (tape?) is usually your first bottleneck.  Most backups
are I/O intensive - not CPU intensive.  In other words, your backup device
and I/O processors will slow the program down before it reaches a point
where CFINT might kick in.

>I'm about to move to RISC.  I have read about the CFINT governor.  If my
>daily backup (library *ALLUSR) runs interactively in a restricted
>system, will this governor kick in and not allow the backup to proceed
>as fast as in batch?

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