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

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mongo and app server cpu

The beginning: We are using uwsgi and I decided to switch our configuration to use more workers/processes. Why: We have been seeing a traffic increase lately and in my tests with apache benchmark, ...
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High CPU on MySql Fusion-io server

I've just finished reading this old Q&A which had some really good detailed information on a similar setup to ours, though unfortunately our problem (now) is not with replication. MySQL ...
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Two identical servers, one of them have 2x CPU load

Http requests are splitted 50/50 between two servers. Servers are running FreeBSD 9.2, their hardware, software & application configurations are absolutely identical. But one of servers is getting ...
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Website performance sluggish - High CPU and Disk Usage

Over the past couple of days my website's performance has been very sluggish, with queries taking a lot of time to execute. My CPU usage hit around 100% 4 times this week. Here is the output of top at ...
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Apache/PHP Elastic Beanstalk - Track Which Request is CPU Intensive

At certain seemingly random parts of the day, my CPU usage will spike up from ~10% on 1 m1.large to 70% on 4 large servers. This all happens within 20 minutes and stays this way for a few hours and ...
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Mysterious per-session CPU limiting?

TL;DR: CPU-hungry processes are sharing cores on a multi-core server while other cores sit idle, whereas I expect the Linux scheduler to distribute jobs evenly across cores. What could cause this ...
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CPU spiking in Win2003 server with High NDM activity

We have a Win2003 server, where we receive files through NDM and at any time, we would be receiving 6 files from different sources. The CPU on this server is always > 95%, which causes all the ...
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Debian (Lenny) X2Go Client with 50% CPU

My x2Go Client uses too much cpu power, more than 50% all the time, even when I don't have an open remote session. Does anybody know how to check where the error (?) is located? Thanks
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Can SQL Server 2008 R2 be used to allocate resources by specific program?

Recently, I have come into a scenario where I have been brought in to help manage a hosted system where we host our own product for our customer. Each customer is given a unique user to a specific ...
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Apache2 Serverload / CPU increase from 1% up to 90% - How to debug?

I´m using: Google Cloud Compute Engine Linux Debian + Apache2 Google Cloud SQL Wordpress Yesterday my CPU started increasing from 1-5% to 80-90%. I was developing on a wordpress site as it ...
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htop CPU usage information does not look consistent

Please have a look at htop screenshot below You can see there that current host has two CPU cores (or CPUs). All processes are ordered by CPU usage descending. So how is it possible that with ...
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Allow Apache use more memory

I use apache2 behind nginx on 8 core CPU 48GB RAM server. Now my system uses only 3GB of all memory, but there are high load on CPUs. How can I use my free memory instead of CPUs time? I also use ...
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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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PostgreSQL queries slower than before?

I am using PostgreSQL 9.3 server on my production server. Everything had been working fine for the past couple of months. But since the past week or so, PostgreSQL seems to have becomes very slow with ...
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Why does Apache split up the CPU for www-data processes out of 100 or 200?

It seems like Apache always splits up the CPU usage for www-data processes out of 100 or 200. Why is this? For example, one www-data process = 100% CPU usage: http://i.imgur.com/mfRuOSm.png Four ...
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High CPU usage in RHEL machine

I have RHEL machine that runs postgres-9.1 database. In a particular time, sar output shows as follows: Refer link for snapshot: http://imgur.com/gKcOhOX,vNwTpwC#0 where as %user is high between ...
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Where should I start to try and debug a CPU spike and timeout when logging in to a Moodle site?

apologies for the newbie nature of this question .. I am a web developer though don't have too much experience maintaining servers or debugging and fixing performance issues. I have a Moodle site ...
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Windows Servers on ESXi 100% CPU at year rollover

We have a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 servers running on ESXi servers. At year end rollover 2014 to 2015 the CPUs go to 100% and the machines hang. The solution appears to be a hotfix ...
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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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Vmware 5.1 ESX linux host cpu keep climbing overtime

I have Debian lenny with php and mysql, in Vmware 5.1 ESX. Cpu keeps climbing over time. After about 50 days, cpu usage is 100% by apache and mysql but it is climbing day by day. If I restart these ...
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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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VMware Fusion Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server - Soft Lockup CPU Stuck

I have a strange Stuck Problem with VMware Fusion and Ubuntu 12.04 as Guest System. On High Loaded process the System stucks with "Soft Lockup CPU Stuck" and i have to reboot the VM...the Same System ...
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determine if threads on a cpu are blocked? What are the causes of thread blocks?

The load-average reported by uptime command also displayed in top provides the the average run-queue length over time (1, 5 and 15 minutes) The run-queue length is the sum of the number of threads ...
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How to assign dedicated vCPUs to specific VM on Proxmox (KVM) or what system could do that?

I'm posting this here, because what I've found about the topic is either outdated, incomplete or not suitable for various reasons. I have wanted for a long time to learn how to map specific vCPUs to ...
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strace not showing anything for thread at 100% 'system' CPU

I'm having difficulty with my Python app going to 100% 'system' CPU time across multiple threads for up to 10+ seconds. My (limited) understanding is that 'system' CPU time is time spent in the ...
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Use of CPUQuota in systemd

I am trying to put a hard limit in CPU usage for a dd command . I have created the following unit file [Unit] Description=Virtual Distributed Ethernet [Service] ExecStart=/usr/bin/ddcommand ...
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Amazon EC2 T2 Small Instance CPU Usage Exceeding Limits

I am running WHM/Cpanel on an CentOS6.5 AMI on a Amazon EC2 T2.micro Instance. T2 instance baseline performance and ability to burst are governed by CPU Credits. Each T2 instance receives CPU Credits ...
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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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High CPU interupts when CPU usage is very low

I have a CentOS 6 VM running on Win2012 Hyper-v server. This server has 12 processers, 60GB memory, Raid-5 SSD. There's nothing running on the server yet, but it has very high cpu interrupts, always ...
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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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VPS Server shoots to 900% CPU Utilisation for 10 to 15 minutes

I've just taken a VPS Server with Assured 1 core AMD opetron and burstable to 8 cores. RAM is 5 GB Average Usage so far been around 1 Cpu, but at a point of time - when checked through monitoring - ...
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Limited memory and CPU in the apache virtualhost

How can I limit the memory and CPU of each virtualhost on a apache running on CentOS?
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Php5-CGI is using 100% CPU on a single hit. How do I track down the culprit?

I ran into a strange problem with a Magento Store. The server was crashing when we hat a little traffic-peak so I checked what was going on. Using htop I found out that PHP5 CGI is using up to 100% ...
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How can I store systemd-cgtop output in a text file

I want to store the result of system-cgtop in a txt file for 5 iterations. I am aware of the batch mode and I tried to do it with the following command: systemd-cgtop -b -n 5 >> result.txt ...
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php process eating CPU since October

Just noticed that my server CPU is being eaten by php at a regular rate of 50-60%. Worse, this is happening since last October but I can't really remember what I did then to cause. The CPU graph for ...
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PerfMon: Processor Queue Length - Random high spikes

I'm investigating alleged high CPU usage on one of our client's servers. After about 1 business day of "normal" activity, PerfMon is reporting the following values for Processor Queue Length, and I'm ...
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Counterintuitive drop in CPU

I am running a memcached service in a linux container pinned to a specific physical core. As expected the CPU increases when the number of requests increase. The requests are sent from a workload ...
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High CPU load because high CPU time for sys

I am using MariaDB galera cluster with two nodes + one node for arbiter. My system has 24 core CPU. I am getting stuck with CPU bound. Sometimes, my system consume CPU time to 1000% and CPU load get ...
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High cpu usage of Play server when started by monit

When I run "play start" from command line, the CPU load is very light. But when monit starts the program (as the same user), then the CPU usage tends to 100 - 130% all the time! Here is the content ...
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Tomcat reach close to 200% CPU usage even after I stop all applications using Probe

I have a running tomcat that is reaching 198% CPU usage. I though that maybe it was one of its web applications however, I stopped all applications using Probe but the CPU usage did not go down. This ...
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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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high mysqld cpu usage after moving to new server

Just moved to a new (more powerful) server with only one website running on it, no changes on the website, but now I got a horrible high CPU load and I can't find out why. top: top - 22:54:08 up 1 ...
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Server usage topped 100% and crashed - how to diagnose and prevent

I'm running a small webserver on Ubuntu 12.04. Last night, the server topped off at 100% cpu usage and crashed. This is unusual as I'm normally around 1-5%. I suspect a DDoS attack from someone ...
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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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MySQL service takes a lor of CPU (780%)

I have a web server with MySQL and apache2. Server running a blog engine and normally it works fine. Yesterday (this is the second time) MySQL takes high CPU usage (790%) and the server hangs. The ...
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CPU usage rises to 100% in a few minutes on Tomcat web sever

I have an web app running on Tomcat 7 server. The rest of the configuration is: Intel i7 3930 32GB RAM 2x2TB HDD 20TB Bandwidth Debian 6 mysql 5.5.9 I'm using Ganglia for monitoring the load. ...
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Get an OpenVZ container's cpuload realtime in a bash script

I have a bash script which uses CPU cores rather intensively. Recently my VPS was suspended due to server load. The main reason is a cron job for a bash script which checks for Wordpress plugins and ...