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Questions tagged [cpu-usage]

The amount of processing units of the CPU used to execute a task and how long it takes.

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“System” process suddenly using CPU a lot

In win2k3sp2, I've never seen this before and have not installed anything recently, but seemingly out of nowhere, the System process (not the idle process) is taking a lot of CPU whenever anything ...
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cause for high Interrupts and context switches

I have a quad core and I have spotted on munin (monitoring interrupts and context switches), that my interrupts and context switches spiked to 25k a second while the average was 250 for some time. No ...
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CPU or network I/O bound?

I'm trying to find out whether my server is network IO bound or CPU bound. I did look at the output of some of the typical tools to check the current status of the system (output of iostat, sar and ...
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How can I query CPU usage for a process in Linux at a specific moment in time?

I'm trying to figure out what the CPU usage of Firefox is at any given moment in time, and pipe that number to another script. So, top is not the answer, since its output is in a chart and polluted ...
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Running 'top' with 'Irix mode' off in batch mode

Can anyone tell me how I can tweak the following top command so that it always runs in Solaris mode in a batch mode operation? top -d 3 -n 2 -b -p <PID> I need 'top' to output a process' CPU ...
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How can I find out why IIS 6 is using all my CPU?

I have a few ASP.NET web applications running on IIS 6. Today my CPU usage from IIS is very high and normally it doesn't even register. How can I troubleshoot this issue? Edit: I have narrowed this ...
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How to find CPU usage for SQL server 2005 database

How to find CPU usage for SQL server 2005 Server
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Does WMI cause CPU Creep?

I have a few servers, running Server 2003 Std/Ent and SQL 2000/2005, that I've noticed will start showing higher CPU usages over time. Stopping the WMI service and restarting it will always bring it ...
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mysqld_safe at 100% CPU

I've seen this discussed in several places on the web, never with a clear answer. What does mysqld_safe do? What would cause it to go to 100% CPU and stay there? How can I make sure it doesn't happen ...
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TrustedInstaller.exe takes a lot of CPU

Does anyone know how to fix issue with TrustedInstaller.exe when it takes a lot of CPU? Operating system: Windows 2008 x64 Windows' Modules Installer service is set to Manual.