From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Thu 31 Oct 2002 - 17:46:31 GMT
On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 06:24:32PM +0100, Andreas Kostyrka wrote:
> Am Don, 2002-10-31 um 15.09 schrieb Herbert Poetzl:
> > but don't forget that soft quota can and should be
> > used as a kind ofoverbooking, but within statistical
> > limits ...
> > for example if you have 1000M userspace and 20 users
> > you could either give them 50M hard limit or
> > 40M hard and 60M soft quota, and usually it will work
should read 40M soft and 60M hard (as everybody knows *G*)
> > out fine ...
> Well, that's fine when managing a students lab, but can get you in
> trouble with paying customers. (Well, if you have a service-quality
> contract at least)
I do not encourage this strategy, but if overbooking
is the way you want to have it, you should at least
make some calculations ...