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How many CPUs should I use for searching a Phase database?

Using a large number of CPUs is not recommended because the subjobs are competing for access to the same file system, and could overload it. The optimal range is probably somewhere between 10 and 20 CPUs, depending on the hardware used for storing the database.

Keywords: Phase, search, database, file system, CPUs

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