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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 Essentials Print and eBook (PDF) editions contain 34 chapters and 298 pages

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Chapter 22. Advanced virtualization administration

This chapter covers advanced administration tools for fine tuning and controlling virtualized guests and host system resources.


This chapter is a work in progress. Refer back to this document at a later date.

22.1. Guest scheduling

KVM guests function as Linux processes. By default, KVM guests are prioritized and scheduled with the Linux Completely Fair Scheduler. Tuning the schedule for guest processes may be required for some environments or to prioritize certain guests.

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