We have a MySQL server running on an Amazon EC2 c1.medium instance relying on a single EBS volume using the ext3 filesystem for storage. This MySQL server is queried ~500/ps by several applications ...
Asked this question on on stackoverflow, reposting: Have an xlarge instance in AWS running 9 Tomcats with heaps from 256M to 4G. With Ubuntu 10.04 the box sporadically hangs for a few hours with huge ...
On an 8-way Amazon EC2 instance (running Linux 2.6.21) with 8 EBS volumes and a lot of disk traffic, we see high %wa in top (30-40%), and high load average (8-9). My understanding is that processes ...