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

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Mysql killing the CPU with gettimeofday

I have a problem with mysql killing the CPU on a Debian Squeeze 64. This is a development machine on a VPS so I stopped all the other services, including apache2. The mysql version is 5.1.49. This is ...
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High CPU usage in my digitalocean droplet

I am experiencing high CPU usage here is the stats i got from server, the consumption after every restart in 15 minutes go upto 100%, what could go wrong? I have a wordpress copy installed on the ...
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Webserver max CPU when apache and MYSQL are ran together

This website has been running fine without issues, Recently it went down. After some investigation it looks like the combo of MYSQL and Apache bring the box to its knees. Apache can run find serving ...
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How to investigate the cause of a 100% CPU event that lasted for hours?

Yesterday the CPU on my Xen-based VPS server went to 100% for two hours and then went back to normal, seemingly naturally. I have checked logs including syslog, auth.log and more and nothing seems ...
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Exchange 2010 on KVM - CPU usage reporting incorrectly

Good Morning, I have virtualized an exchange server using KVM (proxmox actually). It is Exchange 2010 SP3 running on server 2012 R2. KVM version 1.7.1. I am using the latest (0.1-74) virtio ...
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virsh vcpu_period and vcpu_quota

I have been looking into ways to divide my CPU amongst KVM guests other than by just setting vCPU access limits. I understand the concept of cpu_shares which can be set/displayed with virsh schedinfo, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: apt-get and check-new-release CPU bound

I own a virtual server hosted by a provider. A few hours ago I was notified about the VM being CPU-bound. I couldn't log in and rebooted the server. After the boot, apt-get and check-new-release were ...
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'Nice' a process on Windows within EC2

I have a server in AWS/EC2 that is running a MSSQL database with a number of applications accessing it. On occasion, some Cobol batch processes are run against it also. For a while these have been ...
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Apache taking up a lot of CPU while running request-tracker4

I am trying out a request-tracker installation on an EC2 micro instance. The specs for the micro instance are as follows 1) Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, 613MB RAM, 8GB Hard Drive 2) Running request-tracker ...
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Large chance of having an error after restarting the JBoss server

I have a sort of a legacy JEE 5 application running on JBoss 4, using EJB 2.1 and tapesty 4 and the JVM is 1.5_09. A few months ago the hard disk of the server had to be replaced after that was done ...
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How to Prioritise ssh logins (nice)

Exact duplicate of this question, which has an accepted answer that doesn't solve the problem. How do I set sshd to run with a higher priority, so that even if the system is massively overloaded ...
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How to solve problematic cpu load due to encryption when using SFTP on a VM

my company is trying offer a sftp service for a big amount of customers. The serving machine will be on a VM and tests have shown that, with an increasing amount of simultaneous users, the cpu becomes ...
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High “system” cpu usage, no IRQs to blame

I have a WYSE V50L 800MHz terminal with Ubuntu Server 12.04.3. The problem I'm having is low transfer speeds (caused most likely by high "system" cpu load) while exchanging files with the terminal. ...
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svchost eating 100% CPU on startup on two computers

Here is the situation. Got two computers, A and B. Both running Windows XP Professional SP3. I installed the drivers of a wireless printer on A (HP Photosmart 5525 e-All-in-One). I added it to A's ...
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Need to determine why IIS 7 Application Pools are using more RAM on one of six servers behind a load balancer

Details: We have 6 servers in a web farm behind an F5. There are approximately 25 AppPools on each of these servers. On servers 1 - 5 the apppools are consuming approx 500MB Private Bytes, and 5GB ...