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Logging procesess on linux system to analyze system overloads

I am using munin to track overall system resource usage so I know that there was a peak last night. The problem is that I miss a tool to find out what processes were running at the time so I have no ...
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What kind of Windows-based “process accounting” software is available?

Linux has pacct and kernel-based processing. What equivalents are available for Windows? I am aware (and use/recommend) of Process Explorer, but that only tracks real-time stats, with non-portable ...
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Capping system resources available to users

We would like to allocate chunks of cpu-time and RAM-hours to the users every few months. This is on a Linux server. I think process accounting can help keep track of usage but it does not enforce a ...
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Proccess Accounting in Linux recommendations/considerations

I've been thinking of enabling process accounting on a production server as a proactive security measure to monitor what's being ran on the system. Looking at the initial documentation it appears ...
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Is UNIX process accounting useful for security purposes?

acct logs execution of all processes, and the users that execute them, recording statistics such as real time elapsed, and CPU time elapsed. I have seen it suggested that this might be useful in a ...
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ulimit for windows

Are there true ulimit for windows? I'm finding ways/programs how to prevent one program eating 100% cpu. Thanks.
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Linux Process Accounting - Difference between 'cp' and 'cpu' fields?

I've been looking at using process accounting for keeping track of various users and sites running scripts that are problematic in our environment instead of trying to do something like scraping top ...
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Meaning of “Filesystem” command in process accounting data

I'm chasing down some performance problems on a Linux server, and I've setup BSD process accounting to track down what might be causing the load. However, I'm seeing a lot of processes called ...