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Server utilization and how to deal with datacenter failure

New technologies like Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes etc. allow much better server utilisation in an organisation. However, I'd like to know how utilisation can be maximised across two datacenters, taking ...
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What does it mean when a process's cpu utilization seconds does not increase even though the process is clearly running?

On a Ubuntu 12.04 system, I'm running redis. Our monitoring looks at the redis process and grabs cpu utilization out of /proc/pid/stats. Great. For tens of seconds, this number does not increase at ...
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Historical CPU Utilization by Service Name In RHEL 6.2

I need to implement historical CPU Utilization by service name in Linux Red Hat 6.2. Is there any software or command which can provide such details ?
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vCenter Cluster CPU utilisation data inaccurate

We have quite a reasonably sized vSphere 'estate', with 80% of our Windows/Linux servers virtualised, running across six Datacentres. One of my challenges is medium to long term capacity planning, ...
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VMware - Can a 1 vCPU VM use more than 1 physical core at the same time?

Assume I have a physical ESX host with ONE quad-core processor and hyper-threading disabled. This means it has a total of 4 physical cores or pCPUs. I create a single VM on this VMware host. I assign ...
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Strange IO issue with Ubuntu 12.04

I have a very strange IO issue with Ubuntu 12.04 and MySQL. Currently the machine is only a replicated slave with an occasional read query hitting it. The disk utilization spikes randomly and ...
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Windows time command equivalent

There is a command in Linux that outputs system utilization called time. Is there a Windows equivalent? Or how else can I manually use the task manager commands in a batch file?
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Tools for gathering metrics about physical environment for use in virtualization/cloud planning?

I'm looking for tools that will work on either Linux/Unix or Windows Server that for a given set of servers in an enterprise environent, will: Identify the server [via hostname, or some other unique ...
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full bandwidth utilization or bad connection?

We have a certain size dedicated pipe from our ISP. Lately, our connection has been slow and intermittent. How can I tell if its because we are fully / over utilizing the pipe? Or if its a ...
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how can i increase cpu utilization on a aix unix p5 server

i need to make cpu utilization increase to about 90%
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Monitoring the Server load In Windows NT and triggering a scheduled task

I am having the following problem. I am running a Windows NT server. I need to monitor the server utilization continuously (automated process) and need to know if the server load is high. And if it ...
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Is there a way to monitor port utilization and other stats on non-managed networking equipment?

For equipment like SOHO networking devices (think Linksys/Netgear/etc) or other devices that don't really have SNMP support...is there a way to figure out port utilization % and other stats like ...