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monitor system resources and the processes using those resources.

Monitor system resources and the processes using those resources.

  • Overhead is low, supporting a sample interval down to 0.1 seconds
  • Overall system and top process resources are shown on one page
  • CPU, memory, disk I/O, network I/O, and page faults are monitored
  • Usage for N CPUs shown on a scale from zero to N x 100%
  • The highest ranked processes fitting in the window are shown, with minimal jumping around between samples (easy to watch one or a few processes)
  • Process rank is a weighted sum of CPU, hard page faults, and disk I/O over the last few samples (the weight of each sample declines over time)
  • Filter processes by user, PID, executable
  • Font can be made large or small (for display in monitor corner)
  • Click on a process to kill the process (after confirmation)



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Kelly Hopkins

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16 October 2009

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