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Overhead for using iostat, top, and iperf commands

I'm currently looking at the best ways to monitor and report system statistics. So far, the best plan seems to grab output from iostat, top, and iperf, roll all the data up into a json object, and ...
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What Apache2 configuration should I use on my server?

I have a Debian based server which is used for web development (PHP projects, WordPress websites, Samba). The server is used only for these and is not a "public" server, it is just for internal use. A ...
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Why is image size and the memory required to display it different?

I learned from a stack overflow post that the memory required to display an image and the image size is equal to 4 * image dimensions I have some 800x800 images and I see that its size is about a ...
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Why installed memory not the same as “total memory”

I am running linux (Mint 17) on new laptop (Asus X550ZA) that has 8gb of RAM. The bios shows 8gb, but when I show /proc/meminfo, it only shows 3.4 gb: $ sudo cat /proc/meminfo MemTotal: ...
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Upgrade RAM Memory

I have a Lenovo G510 laptop. I'm an android developer, and most of the time I'm working with the Android Studio program. As some of you know, android studio takes about 1 GB from my RAM and the Java ...
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Memory use increasing without any process

I am having some issues with my memory usage since a few days (maybe since the last Windows update I did if I remember correctly) where my memory slowly fill up to the 16 GB capacity over the course ...
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Wordpress + MariaDB installation becoming unstable [closed]

I have a wordpress installation on a CentOS machine using MariaDB as database server. This MariaDB is installed in another linux machine. Wordpress runs alone within httpd. About 7 days ago the ...
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Do programs on Inactive Virtual Desktop still use the memory in Windows 10?

Really, I was wondering if there is a point to multiple desktops, beyond a users personal organization, Like is there some type of performance boost or something? Specifically, If I have Chrome with ...
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Windows 7 hangs when one process start consuming too much memory

My problem is following: I am working on a data science project and have some code performing data analysis and processing. If I take too big chunk of data to process at once the process starts ...
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Google Chrome Helper processes using a lot of memory on my Mac OS X machine

I find in my activity monitor that I have around 10 Google Chrome helper processes and most of them use 300-400MB. On some questions I read, they say to change the plugins from run automatically to ...
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Unreasonable high RAM usage, Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool [duplicate]

just recently is discovered something very odd whilst operating my PC. It seems that overtime it builds up a stupid amount of used RAM(Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool. I've been trying out a lot of ...
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How can I see the amount of memory a process is using and not just has allocated?

I am looking for a way to determine the memory a process is really using (not just having allocated). Looking at procmon.exe or vmmap.exe the relevant values are: Private bytes All memory allocated. ...
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Can I reuse this RAM in my other laptop?

I just upgraded my laptop to 2 @8gb. I removed from it 2 @4gB which the RamExpert program said were DDR3 / PC3-12800. I have an old laptop with 2 @ 2gB which RamExpert says are DDR3 / PC3-6400. Can ...
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summarize memory use task manager

There are multiple processes (several dozens) running on a Windows 7 Pro machine. They have the same Image Name (column Image Name in Windows Task Manager), but can take various amount of memory (...
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Windows server 2008 only uses half my RAM

I have just bought the HP ProLiant G7 N54L 2.2GHz MicroServer, I have upgraded the RAM to 8gb (2x4GB), (http://www.ebuyer.com/430446-proliant-microserver-turion-2-2-2gb-250gb-nhpl-sata-lff-in-704941-...
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Total disk usage for a particular user

I would like to see the total disk usage for myself on a particular file system. I executed the command du -h ~my_user_name However, this lists every directory owned by my_user_name. I would like ...
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How can I use sar to track processor and memory usage?

I'm running some load tests on a application hosted on one of my server and I wanted to track the processor and memory usage over a period of time e.g. 30 minutes. I've read that I can do this with ...
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Mountain Lion Finder Memory Issues [closed]

Since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I've been noticing that the Finder has a fondness of gobbling up multiple gigabytes of real memory. Although a quick relaunch gets it back down to <100 MB, this ...
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How can I constantly monitor my computer's RAM usage?

I have to monitor my computer physical memory (RAM) usage constantly when I'm working, because sometimes I will work with multiple applications (e.g Sublime Text, Photoshop, MS Visual Studio and ...
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How to solve lsass.exe very high ram usage?

My machine has been feeling sluggish and I'm noticing that the lsass.exe process is allocating nearly 2GB, which seems unusually high. here: (Win7x64,Vertex2,Gtx460,i7-2600,8gb ram) Any ideas?
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Is it normal for Firefox 7 to use up to 800MB of RAM?

I seem to be having a lot of problems with my Firefox install. One of these is that it uses a lot of memory, but I'm not sure if it's normal or not. After a few hours of browsing it can go up to ...
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Bitcoin daemon consuming over 581Mb of memory with 35 connections

With 35 connections, my bitcoind consumes 581Mb of memory which is over half of my total memory in VPS (1024 total) and I need memory also for other services such as apache2 and mysql on my server. ...
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svchost.exe memory usage up to 4Gb every hour, how to fix?

For some unknown reason, more or less every hour, one of the svchost.exe process (LocalServiceNoNetwork) of my Win 7 takes up to 4Gb of memory ! If I don't manually kill the process it makes the PC ...
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Where can I see the memory usage of firefox 4 plugins?

I'd like to know when and how the firefox 4 plugins eats memory.
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Is there a reason to install a 64bit OS on a computer with less than 4GB of RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any benefit from installing Windows 7 64-bit when you have less than 4GB or RAM? Hi everyone. I have a computer with Arch Linux x64 on it and 3 GB of RAM. ...
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Windows 7 high memory usage

I am completely confused on seeing the free memory available in Task Manager as 15MB. My system configuration is Core2Duo with 6GB RAM running Windows7 64-bit professional edition. At the time of ...
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rtvscan.exe uses too much memory about 250,416k

Symantec rtvscan.exe uses too much memory about 250,416k. Is there a way to reduce it?
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linux memory usage check in details

I"m unable to find the memory usage however top shows me the following results. Tasks: 90 total, 2 running, 88 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 21.1%us, 1.4%sy, 0.0%ni, 74.0%id, 2.4%...