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Knowing when you should be concerned about your Linux CPU Load Average

This is one of the most important things to learn by any System Admin.; the CPU Load Average. You can get the value simply by running the command “top” to get you the average value in the last 1 min, … Continue reading

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How to get number of cores on your Linux Box

cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep “model name” | wc -l example output: 24 This means that you have 24 cores on your server.

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Monitor CPU, Memory and Network on AIX

Very good two commands to monitor CPU, Memory and Network on AIX: netstat and vmstat e.g. “netstat 5”, views the network activity, reports every 5 seconds, change 5 to 10 if you want every 10 seconds and so on. e.g. … Continue reading

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