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top output seems fine, yet server is overloaded

This server I am benchmarking gives no obvious signs of getting overloaded at a first glance. top output: top - 22:48:25 up 5 days, 3:41, 3 users, load average: 3.19, 3.34, 3.25 Tasks: 146 total, ...
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Linux Program For Stress Testing Current Website [duplicate]

I'm evolved in a project and the server cost's we're using are going to be based on a number of different factors. One of those factors are how many cores we need for the website. If there a ...
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Linux - Counter Measure against Stress Tools

I have a VPS running Ngix and currently hosting a few websites. As you know VPS have low resource and the security measures should be done by client. I just noticed many stress tools are out there ...
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How much memory can I lock before the system starts swapping/thrashing?

I'm trying to use Memtester as a memory stress and correctness test for my organization's Linux boxes. Memtester basically just takes in an amount of memory to test as an argument, locks that much ...
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How to stress test an apache server running on a linux box

There seems to be something taking our server off-line and we are having trouble tracing the cause, if it is down to load of a particular site or a script. It does seem to be Apache related. Does ...