Setting preferences to boost activity

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Message 1971738 - Posted: 24 Dec 2018, 1:12:15 UTC

With this setup I am getting part time 1 percent cpu usage. It is an 8 core system with plenty of memory. 4 drives have over 3 TB

<global_preferences>
<run_on_batteries>0</run_on_batteries>
<run_if_user_active>1</run_if_user_active>
<run_gpu_if_user_active>0</run_gpu_if_user_active>
<suspend_cpu_usage>50.000000</suspend_cpu_usage>
<start_hour>0.000000</start_hour>
<end_hour>0.000000</end_hour>
<net_start_hour>0.000000</net_start_hour>
<net_end_hour>0.000000</net_end_hour>
<leave_apps_in_memory>0</leave_apps_in_memory>
<confirm_before_connecting>1</confirm_before_connecting>
<hangup_if_dialed>0</hangup_if_dialed>
<dont_verify_images>0</dont_verify_images>
<work_buf_min_days>0.100000</work_buf_min_days>
<work_buf_additional_days>0.500000</work_buf_additional_days>
<max_ncpus_pct>100.000000</max_ncpus_pct>
<cpu_scheduling_period_minutes>60.000000</cpu_scheduling_period_minutes>
<disk_interval>60.000000</disk_interval>
<disk_max_used_gb>10.000000</disk_max_used_gb>
<disk_max_used_pct>90.000000</disk_max_used_pct>
<disk_min_free_gb>1.500000</disk_min_free_gb>
<vm_max_used_pct>75.000000</vm_max_used_pct>
<ram_max_used_busy_pct>50.000000</ram_max_used_busy_pct>
<ram_max_used_idle_pct>90.000000</ram_max_used_idle_pct>
<max_bytes_sec_up>0.000000</max_bytes_sec_up>
<max_bytes_sec_down>0.000000</max_bytes_sec_down>
<cpu_usage_limit>45.000000</cpu_usage_limit>
<daily_xfer_limit_mb>0.000000</daily_xfer_limit_mb>
<daily_xfer_period_days>0</daily_xfer_period_days>
</global_preferences>

How do I maximize production, set normal priority, and allow up to 50 percent usage on all 8 processor cores? This computer has a lot of idle time.
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Message 1971776 - Posted: 24 Dec 2018, 7:39:26 UTC

Push this line:
<cpu_usage_limit>45.000000</cpu_usage_limit>

to
<cpu_usage_limit>100</cpu_usage_limit>


Doing this will more than double your throughput.
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