Overall representation of a System Configuration.
Overall representation of the configuration of the file system.
System configurations are generally regarded as any configuration which isn't part of the application configuration, but which may still have an effect on the performance and/or stability of the system. For example, the Garbage Collection configuration is a system configuration, but how many threads to use in a specific thread pool might not be. Several examples of System configurations are
The contents of this package are primarily interested in measuring and reporting System configurations in a reasonable and programmatic way, so that it can be easily recorded by both programs and people. It would be very rare indeed for a class in this package to be able to modify these parameters, as almost all should be either a fact about the available hardware, or some other form of configuration which cannot be changed without a restart.