CPU hogging means using a lot, if not almost all of the CPU time.

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How can I restart yum?

on my server, yum is using a LOT of system resources. My friend suggested to kill -9 it, but I want to know I'll be able to restart it first. Preferably without rebooting the whole server. However, ...
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How can I determine which processes are using up the most CPU?

05:54:17 up 6 days, 9:54, 1 user, load average: 15.70, 8.04, 4.56 Load average is a LOT higher than it should be. It was HALF of that a moment ago, I used ps aux to see which processes were using ...
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Webalizer causing high CPU load

We use webalizer to generate reports on our Apache access logs - it is useful in conjunction with Google Analytics. The problem is that webalizer uses ALOT of CPU when running. If I run top I can see ...
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debugging JBoss 100% CPU usage

We are using JBoss to run two of our WARs. One is our web app, the other is our web service. The web app accesses a database on another machine and makes requests to the web service. The web service ...
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How to determine SQL causing Oracle CPU Spikes

I have a J2EE Spring/Hibernate webapp using Oracle 11g for persistence, occasionally in production the Oracle CPU spikes to 100% usage, restarting Tomcat drops the Oracle CPU. I am unable to ...
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“System” process suddenly using CPU a lot

In win2k3sp2, I've never seen this before and have not installed anything recently, but seemingly out of nowhere, the System process (not the idle process) is taking a lot of CPU whenever anything ...
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cause for high Interrupts and context switches

Hey guys, I have a quad core and I have spotted on munin (monitoring interrupts and context switches), that my interrupts and context switches spiked to 25k a second while the average was 250 for some ...
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How can I find out why IIS 6 is using all my CPU?

I have a few ASP.NET web applications running on IIS 6. Today my CPU usage from IIS is very high and normally it doesn't even register. How can I troubleshoot this issue? Edit: I have narrowed this ...
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Does WMI cause CPU Creep?

I have a few servers, running Server 2003 Std/Ent and SQL 2000/2005, that I've noticed will start showing higher CPU usages over time. Stopping the WMI service and restarting it will always bring it ...
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mysqld_safe at 100% CPU

I've seen this discussed in several places on the web, never with a clear answer. What does mysqld_safe do? What would cause it to go to 100% CPU and stay there? How can I make sure it doesn't happen ...