[CentOS] cpu load monitoring

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Fri Jan 23 01:25:48 UTC 2009

Dave Stevens wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a server running Centos 5.2 and am implementing a GIS mapserver app.
> I
> have some sample logs from another implementation that give me an idea of
> bandwidth requirements but I would like to check the cpu load. I can not be
> at the server during the test and am interested in knowing if there is
> logging of cpu load available. Anyone have experience with this?
> Recommendations?

install sysstat and use sar, by default it logs data once every 10
minutes I believe(adjustable via configuration).


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