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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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Top shows md127_raid1 with high CPU load?

I have a new server, when I use "top" to see busy processes I usually see md127_raid1 either at the top or close to the top What is this process doing? How can I easily verify that the raid is ...
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Live monitoring on web server logs by tailing the webserver access log

I am looking for a way to find who causes high load on my nginx web server but I do have too many requests per minutes to figure it out which one is the real cause. I want a solution that would work ...
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Is it possible to filter top to show specific processes?

I'm run top and I want to always see java/tomcat/redis/mysql/mongo, is that possible?
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How Can Linux Top Show 2% Idle, but Load Say 1.20?

On CentOS5, I'm seeing the 'top' command showing a hover between 20% and 2% idle, but then the load says 1.20. How can that be possible? When I type 'uptime', as well, I see 3 load numbers that are ...
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How do get apache display url request in Top and PS?

Is there a way to get apache to display the url that it is handling in top and ps? This would help us nail down performance issues much more faster. Thanks.
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What exactly do the colors in htop status bars mean?

By default, htop shows colored status bars for processors, memory, and swap. From left to right, the bars are colored green, blue, yellow, and red depending on some thresholds. What does it mean when ...
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How can I tell which page is creating a high-CPU-load httpd process?

I have a LAMP server (CentOS-based MediaTemple (DV) Extreme with 2GB RAM) running a customized Wordpress+bbPress combination . At about 30k pageviews per day the server is starting to groan. It ...
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Exclude a process from being listed in `top`

Is it possible to exclude some processes from being reported by top? For example, I would like to exclude itself from its listing (ie, I don't want top to show in the process list). I would also ...
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How should I read these figures from top? Where's the memory gone?

I'm looking at these figures in top: Mem: 3891192k total, 3659276k used, 231916k free, 25640k buffers Swap: 4449924k total, 0k used, 4449924k free, 1237416k cached and struggling ...