Noob question about server load
All of the Linux utilities I know of work with 1, 5 and 15 minute load averages, but I am working on something that could benefit from having a shorter load average, or even reading the load number rather than an average. Is this possible?
A LowEnd* user walks into a bar and asks for a drink. While the bartender pours the drink, the user opens 8 tickets. When the drink is ready, the user opens a 9th ticket demanding to know why the drink isn't free.