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Jan. 10, 2022, 2:16 a.m. | /u/fzyzcjy

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The production clusters run normal web servers (indeed Java Spring apps, Kafka, Elasticsearch, etc).

I want to deploy BOINC (donate my compuation power for scientific computing) to my production clusters to utilize some machines that do not have high CPU load (e.g. around 45% CPU percentage on average).

I know too low = waste resource; too high = workload lags; so what is the proper percentage - 50%? 75%? 90%? others?

For example, if 75% CPU percentage is great, I will simply deploy BOINC and let it eat CPU unless …

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