Limiting CPU on some processes on web server

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Thu Mar 12 01:55:32 UTC 2015

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 7:26 AM, <opendaddy at> wrote:

> Hi!
> I run this web app that depends on ImageMagick to process images and
> ffmpeg to process videos. These processes, unfortunately, consume 100% of
> my CPU, rendering my web app unusable (gateway timeout).
> Tried `nice -n 19` but to no avail.
> What other options do I have?

Make your web app less nice.


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