Experience Report

Subsystem Configuration

The default subsystem configuration shipped with the operating system is a basic subsystem configuration that works well for small systems. However, as the number of users increases on the system, it is desirable to split the work into multiple subsystems to better manage the work on the system.

This experience report includes the following information:

Why consider multiple subsystems?

This information discusses the various reasons you may want to perform subsystem configuration and add additional subsystems for your users.

Server subsystems

This information describes how to perform subsystem configuration for server jobs.

Note: This is the first article in a 3 part series of experience reports about subsystem configuration. Use the following links to view the other two reports in this series.

Subsystem Configuration: Managing Server Jobs

Subsystem Configuration: Interactive Subsystem Configuration

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Dawn May
Jason Spieth

Published date

May 2004


January 2005