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Strange load average behaviour

We have a daemon which collects system data and writes it into database. Sometimes the load average goes very high without apparent reason. Here is sample output. | id | server_id | datetime ...
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how can I tell if there is a cpu trashing on my linux machine

I want to write a script that will kill my processes when my machine is doing "too much" swapping of process memory from disk to memory. What is the best way to determine that? I saw top has %wa and ...
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No apparent reason for high load average

We have several web servers running on Amazon (ec2) c1.xlarge, over Amazon AMI. The servers are duplicates of each other, running the exact same hardware and software. Each server spec is: 7 GB of ...