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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting Guide by Benjamin Cane

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Chapter 10. Understanding Linux User and Kernel Limits

In the previous chapter, we used tools such as lsof and strace to identify the root cause of an application issue.

In this chapter, we will once again identify the root cause of an application-related issue. However, we will also focus on learning and understanding Linux user and kernel limitations.

A reported issue

Much like the previous chapter, which focused on an issue with a custom application, today's issue comes from the same custom application.

Today, we will be working on an issue reported by an application support team. However, this time the support team was able to provide us with quite a bit of information.

The application we were working on in Chapter 9, Using System Tools to Troubleshoot ...

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