memory


Scaling and High Availability

The two 1.6 TB PCIe flash cards included with the OnMetal I/O flavor come unformatted. Use the following steps to configure your flash cards for use as a data disk.Note: OnMetal does not erase disks (system or data disks) when...
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Note: OnMetal is currently only available in Early Access testing and will be widely available in late July. In the meantime, we invite you to learn more about it, and sign up for a test drive, at rackspace.com/onmetal/. We...
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Linux Tools

The iotop utility provides an easy-to-use interface for monitoring swap and disk I/O on a per-process basis.
Watching the disk
Sometimes you get more disk activity on your system than you would like. Maybe you saw the problem by...
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Here we look at the basic scripting options for dstat as well as an overview of its external modules.
All-powerful
Well, not that. But it can feel a little like that when you fiddle with some more advanced aspects of dstat....
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For a flexible reporting tool that can yield information ranging from CPU use to the top I/O-consuming process look no further than dstat.
All-seeing
Well, maybe not “all-seeing”, but it made for a catchy header. Though dstat...
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Contents
1 Memory management with free
2 Free
3 Free -m
4 Buffers and Cache
5 Actual Usage
6 Swap
7 Regular monitoring


Memory management with free
Basic monitoring should be done on a regular basis. This keeps you informed as...
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