On 16 May 2012 14:04, Thomas Garvey wrote:
I am trying to assuage a client's dissatisfaction that a particular
job is consuming the most CPU of all concurrent tasks. He feels it
is keeping other tasks from completing faster, or responding quicker.
<<SNIP>>

While such a feeling is clearly subjective, there is some inherent truth, given *any* other available work for the CPU; not necessarily the work for which concerns are expressed. If their concern is not limited to when the CPU utilization is maxed... Maybe some fun\light reading for the client would be worthwhile :-)
http://philosopherdeveloper.wordpress.com/2011/02/02/identifying-the-problem-requires-understanding-what-correlation-is-and-what-it-isnt/

Regards, Chuck

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