The amount of processing units of the CPU used to execute a task and how long it takes.

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number of cores available on a server

I need to find out, how many cores are available on a server at that moment. For example, it is a 8 core machine and running at 50% CPU utilization. Can this be assumed as 4 cores are available? or is ...
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What process on a SonicWall Security Appliance Checks the DPI-SSL Client Inspection?

I'm interested in determining if there is high CPU usage on a SonicWall Security Appliance, but I don't know which process to check for high CPU usage. There are various options for this in the UI ...
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Definition of CPU Ready for vmware ESXi host compared to CPU Ready for a guest?

We had a guest with poor performance. CPU Usage and CPU Ready for the guest was within normal range. For the host the CPU Usage were normal (70%), but the CPU Ready for the host seems to correlate ...
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High CPU being caused by garbage collection in w3wp.exe

I am having a problem with High CPU happening on my my website in IIS8. This happens randomly and not very often but it does happen especially when the load is heavy on the site. The only way to ...
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php-cgi.exe CPU load jumps after MySQL Backup

I'm running Windows 2012r2 on a new server, with Plesk 12.5 and MySQL 5.6 installed. There's a backup script which takes a DB dump and zips website data files that runs each day. However, it brings ...
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Cpu Utilization and RAM Utilization [on hold]

May anyone please explain what are main causes of high CPU Utilization and high RAM utilization. What are the cases when our CPU usage starts rising up? What are the cases when our Memory usage is ...
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Right way of measuring overlay network performance

I am currently examining the performance (especially UDP throughput) of different Docker overlay networks. I do this by creating point-to-point connections between two hosts that are connected with a ...
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Handling highly CPU intensive process on server

I have a Windows server machine on Amazon EC2 (m4.2xlarge) which handles web requests, does some processing using an app A and returns the results. Problem is, this app A is highly CPU intensive and ...
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Why might 'mpstat' and 'pidstat' disagree about CPU load levels?

I'm monitoring a mysql process in ubuntu 12.04 using mpstat and pidstat, simultaneously. While debugging its CPU usage, I noticed something unusual. While both tools agree that CPU load is occurring, ...
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Windows server 2008 R2(standard) client connection is very slow after connecting above 24 client machines? Is there any client connection limit?

Windows server 2008 r2 standard is connecting 24 cilent machines after while adding extra machines to server it gets slow. In Windows server 2008 r2 maintaining the mysql database and all other client ...
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CPU frequency governor for virtualized guest in VMware

CPU frequency governor can scale the CPU frequency up or down in order to save resources. In a physical server usually have sense, but I don't know if this is applicable for a virtual guest running ...
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Java process stay in running state and consume CPU

I have a jar running in background on a Ubuntu server. In a certain moment, the application start consumming too much CPU (400%) and 4 child process stay in R state: N.B: the problem is ...
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“Peaky” CPU Usage on Domain Controllers

We have two Windows Server 2008 SP2 (sadly not 2008 R2) Domain Controllers in a small 150 client domain that are exhibiting very "peaky" CPU usage. The Domain Controllers both exhibit the same ...
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Increase Memory and downgrade CPU on RAC 11.2.0.4 with 2 nodes

I have a RAC 11.2.0.4 on Linux x86 with 2 nodes with 3 databases with a total of 300GB(SGA and PGA) among all. What if a node has 512 of RAM and another node has 1 TB of RAM? What if one node has 2 ...
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10 min. bursts of CPU usage: how can I find out which processes are the cause?

The CPU usage graph above was generated by running psensor overnight on my linux box. Note the 10 minute bursts of activity consuming up to 40% of the Xeon. The machine ought to have been at idle ...
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How can a Perfmon “% Processor Time” counter be over 100%?

The counter, Process(sqlservr)\% Processor Time, is hovering around 300% on one of my database servers. This counter reflects the percent of total time SQL Server spent running on CPU (user mode + ...
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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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Apache strace getsockname call is slow

While load testing I am getting almost 100% CPU usage by Apache processes. To find out the root cause I attached Apache process with strace and found slow calls. 11840 0.000063 accept4(3, ...
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Apache is using 100% CPU even with one user

Apache is using 100% CPU even with one user Apache (or should I say PHP through Apache?) is using 100% CPU for few seconds every time somebody search bugs at our bug tracker or just reload the search ...
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kswapd often uses 100% CPU when swap is in use

Most of the time when my computer starts to need swap, I see a massive spike in CPU usage (kswapd0 is consistently using 99%-100% CPU). According to top, the time is spent in sy (system/kernel) not wa ...
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Unusually large number of httpd processes and high CPU load on MongoDB replica set members

I am investigating a strange behavior on 3 CentOS machines serving as a MongoDB replica set, whereas one of them is also hosting a PHP web app utilizing the MongoDB replica set. The basic setup is as ...
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high mysql CPU usage more than %1500 on centos 6

I am running a high traffic websites on a Dedicated-Virtual 24GB RAM CentOS server hosted by the planet. Very often the server dies because of high CPU usage (%1500) When i check the running ...
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How to find what processes were running at a time in the past?

I am asked to investigate a high CPU usage alert which occurred this morning. I used sar -p and saw the high CPU usage showing up at that time Next I used ps -eo pcpu,pid,user,args | sort -r -k1 | ...
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Single Thread CPU Performance with PHP

I have a lamp web server running a website that is getting very feature bloated. I have a few pages that are taking 2-3 seconds of CPU time to render the PHP. Most other pages a processed in about .2 ...
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Windows Server vs Ubuntu base CPU usage for AWS EC2 burstable instances [closed]

I recently switched from a small VPS provider to AWS EC2. My traffic usually comes in bursts throughout the day and I therefore concluded that running multiple t2.micro instances would be by far the ...
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Linux CPU usage and Process Execution History

Is there any way to see what process(es) caused the most CPU usage? I have AMAZON EC2 Linux which CPU utilization reaches 100 percent and make me to reboot the system. I cannot even login through SSH ...
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Load high with very little CPU usage?

The load has been sitting at around 6 but there is very little running on the box. Any ideas what's causing this? It's a large AWS instance. procs -----------memory---------- ---swap-- -----io---- ...
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No cpufreq sub-directory in one of the nodes in our cluster

How do you change the governor from Ondemand to something else ?
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iexplorer.exe high CPU/RAM usage

My client has a virtual Server 2008 R2 terminal server running under ESXi 5.1. This server, which been in production for around 4 months, experiences intermittent slowness / non-responsiveness for ...
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Nagios - measuring Average CPU Load

I've been looking for some hours now for a plugin that will notify me if one of my server's CPU Load has been over 90% for the past 5 hours. No luck looking around the Nagios Exchange. Can anyone ...
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CPU Load on Virtual Machine

This picture shows the CPU Usage of a Debian 8 installation running on a Virtual Machine (VMWare ESXi). I'm wondering about two things here Why doesn't the usage sum up to 200% (the virtual machine ...
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IIS App Pool High CPU usage despite no requests

I have recently migrated a set of Windows Server 2008 R2 / IIS 7.5 servers to new servers running Windows Server 2012 / IIS 8. I am experiencing some odd behavior from IIS. We have 2 identical ...
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What does take all the cpu here?

On a small SSD VPS I got 2 GB of RAM and 2 vCPU core (dedicated to my server), virtualized via KVM. So far so good. The server is mainly used for databases (MySQL) and fast network file storage (via ...
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high CPU caused by pthread_cond_wait or nanosleep

First of all, I've searched in stackoverflow.com and googled, but no effective results are found. My question is: Why does pthread_cond_wait consume so much CPU? I don't think it's normal. My ...
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Tasks on server stay in sleeping

I logged into a server with multiprocessors and started 20 python programs, each processing part of my data. However, it cost too much time so I checked top and found all ipython processes are in ...
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Kubernetes Disable Grafana

We are using Kubernetes and successfully running our apps. However with our pods running and no traffic our minions are running with high CPU. Looking into the issue further: influxdb and heapster ...
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Can I limit wall clock time available for process on Solaris?

I would like (many) processes to be killed if still running after certain amount of time after execution. First I have thought that Solaris’ resource management is perfect tool for the job, as it ...
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How to resolve high CPU + excessive stat(“/etc/localtime”) and clock_gettime(CLOCK_REALTIME) calls

I've been experiencing really high CPU on a ruby on rails app (see stack below) and have been trying to diagnose the possible causes to no avail. Stack: ruby 1.9.3 rails 3.2.6 Apache/2.2.21 ...
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CentOS CPU load and CPU Freq

I have some Dual Xeon (X5650 @ 2.67GHz) server, with 72GB of RAM and HT disabled, but I have a problem. I host srcds servers (game servers) and they are really CPU intensive. The CPU usage is usually ...
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Is there a Windows equivalent of Unix 'CPU steal time'?

In order to assess performance monitoring accuracy on virtualization platforms, the CPU steal time has become an increasingly relevant metric - see EC2 monitoring: the case of stolen CPU for an ...
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Why a moved process using cgclassify doesn't get correct cpu share

Here is my test case on an Ubunut 12.04. I have a simple code that uses all cores of a multicore system as follows: useAllCores.cpp int main(){ #pragma omp parallel for for (int i = 0; i < 50; ...
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CPU overloaded but no proccess is using more than 1% [duplicate]

I am monitoring a Cpanel (centos) server which have a 2-core CPU (4 virtual CPU cores) and it seems to be overloaded because I got this values using top: load average: 11.80, 13.30, 13.02 Cpu(s): ...
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Server Recommendation for static pages only, Apache Nginix Ram [duplicate]

I have a question about setting up a new server that will be have millions of hits per day. There will probably be a max of 3 million a day with spikes up to 10 million. All the files will be static ...
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High server load with no processes using CPU?

I'm new to managing servers, and I've run into something that's stumped me. I received a warning from my VPS provider informing me that my load usage was very high. I hadn't run into this problem ...
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Excessive CPU Utilization for Bind 9.8.1 `named` processes

I just noticed that named is eating vast amounts of CPU time for a very small network with only a few domains. Can someone help me determine what is misconfigured, please? Or how to debug this. top ...
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Getting 502 Bad Gateway, php-fpm takes 100% cpu

Okay, last night, around 2am on one of my servers the cpu usages went up to 100%. When I checked in this morning, I saw 5 php-fpm processes taking up around 100% cpu together. I've rebooted the ...
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Optimal configuration of “Processor load is too high” trigger in Zabbix

I monitor approx. 10 Linux servers with 4 CPU cores each with Zabbix. I was receiving way to many false alarms from "Processor load is too high" trigger lately. The "Processor load is too high" ...
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How can I get the CPU usage for a given process out of collectd?

I'm running multiple ubuntu (precise) boxes & I've got collectd pushing data up to a central logstash box, which is then sending it to carbon (graphite). I'm running the processes plugin for ...
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Finding a cpu or disk-hogging process quickly in Windows?

Short: Best alternative of ctrl-alt-1 -> top or sudo iotop in Windows? Long: Sometimes a server or workstation might seem to hang, due to either cpu-bottleneck or disk-bottleneck. How do I ...
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How often do you restart a heavily-utilized Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server (VM)?

Note: I've read How Often Do Windows Servers Need to be Restarted? but this question pertains to our Remote Desktop server specifically. We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server - a VMware ESX VM - ...