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Will load average from uptime effectively explain the system load in Linux?

I have a cron which is scheduled to record the system load using uptime for every five minutes. At times the load average for 5 and 15 min cross 8 (max seen is 10). So is the system under heavy load? ...
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What are the benefits / downsides of a high uptime? [on hold]

Today I noticed that htop added a bang after the uptime of my server, because my server's uptime is now greater than 100 days. I don't know if this is a warning, or a congratulation : What are the ...
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Parsing the output of “uptime” with bash

I would like to save the output of the uptime command into a csv file in a Bash script. Since the uptime command has different output formats based on the time since the last reboot I came up with a ...
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Windows 8 uptime not resetting after restart or shut down

Memory continuously rises, probably because of various applications that I run including Chrome, and it starts to choke out windows so I try to reboot it after 3-4 days at the most. When I am in the ...
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Generate daily system load / uptime stats

In order to study my Mac system activities I want to visualize uptime, sleeptime and cpu average during each day. My first guess would be looking at the system logs, but I would like to know which ...
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How to find out the time Linux machine have spent in sleep [duplicate]

Everyone knows that command uptime shows running time of Linux machine. Is there a similar command for sleep and/or hibernate mode? To be clear: I want to know wake up time of my system.
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“Load average” stuck on 7.0

I'm using gentoo and anytime I do uptime, my "Load average" is stuck at 7.0 across the board. When using top or htop or dstat the CPU usage is always idle. The computer is used to run a Java program ...
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How to get system uptime in milliseconds in command line?

How I can get the system uptime in milliseconds from the Windows command line? I want something like the result of this function: gettickcount(), e.g. 24233241231. Is there a command, utility or ...
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Windows 8 reports WRONG uptime (possibly total Hybrid-Boot uptime)

The up time shown in the picture is 6 Days, 1 hour, 34 Minutes, 22 seconds. I turned on this Laptop just about 7 min ago. I actually think it like, Windows 8 reports the total up time while in ...
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Batch file to obtain system info of remote servers list with unique login credentials

I'm not familiar with scripting. I have a task at hand which requires to check server uptimes to make sure if they were actually re-booted when they suppose to. I was going through Google Search and ...
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Why does a system hang after it has been running for over 12 hours?

After my SSD failed, the only other option was to revert to a standard hard drive. Since then, I've noticed that the system cannot endure more than 12 hours before experiencing intermittent lockups ...
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Daily “computer on” time from Windows logfiles

I'd like to know how long our computer is on, i.e. not in standby mode, for any given calendar day. Is there a (free) program that extracts this information from the Windows System event log into, ...
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How to track computer's uptime

I have Linux desktop. I don't leave it 24/7 turned on. I would like to gather statistics on how much time computer was turned on each day, f.e.: 2012-08-21: 7:52 2012-08-22: 8:43 2012-08-23: 7:36 ...
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How to find uptime of a linux process

How do I find the uptime of a given linux process. ps aux | grep gedit | grep -v grep gives me a whole lot of information which includes the time at which the process was started. I am specifically ...
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How to find the uptime since last wake from standby

I want to know the uptime since the last wake from standby. The command uptime only shows the difference between current time minus the last startup time.
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What Windows log should I use to monitor service uptime?

I need to write a script that takes data about reliability of Windows services (default and custom) and forwards them to a central server for processing. My problem is that I am not sure what log ...
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Server uptime checker? [closed]

I want to monitor my server's uptime. Is there some free application or a really good paid service that offers this? Obviously, I can't write something that is hosted on the server whose uptime I am ...
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Linux: Getting date & time of system startup

I know that uptime prints the time a machine has been up and running, but is there an easier (reliable) way to get the date of the start up than counting down from this output? I tried looking around ...
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Which is the max uptime of your systems? [closed]

Which is the max uptime of your systems? Can you attach (real) printscreen ? :-) Greetings ! c.
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What are the 'uptime' load averages out of? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does load average mean in unix/linux? I'm confused by the load averages produced by the 'uptime' command. I know it might be a stupid question but what are they out ...
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Why there are two users showing in uptime command results?

When I ran the uptime on my MacBookPro machine I got the following result: Last login: Thu Jun 3 14:43:40 on ttys000 Osama-Gamal-MBP-2:~ iOsama$ uptime 14:49 up 7 days, 20:10, 2 users, load ...
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How can I get an alert if my application is down?

Is there a WinXP application/service that will monitor other applications for runtime? I've seen the MS uptime monitor, but that just seems to be for server uptime, not for individual apps. Haven't ...
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average load and total %CPU in top

I thought the average load by uptime and the summation of %CPU of all running processes in top (#9 column) should agree. But it seems not true. Here is my little experiments: On one server: $ top -b ...
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Uptime program compatible with Windows 7?

I'd like to get the uptime of my computer, and also power events, like when the computer goes to sleep and when it's waking up. Bonus points if it tells why it's waking up: scheduled task, user ...
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What does load average mean in unix/linux?

If I run uptime, I get something like this: 10:50:30 up 366 days, 23:27, 1 user, load average: 1.27, 2.06, 1.54 What do those numbers on the end mean? The man page tells me it's "the load ...
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Identifying when a Windows Xp Machine Crashed/Rebooted

I have a Windows Xp SP3 box (doing the duty of a server) that is having uptime problems due to either power outages in the office, or some unexplained crashing. How can I find out the last time ...
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How to find out uptime on Windows?

What is the simplest way to find out how long a computer is turned on Windows?