Chapter 2. Why Is the Server So Slow? Running Out of CPU, RAM, and Disk I/O

Although most of the problems you’ll find on a server have some basis in networking, a class of issues still involves only the localhost. What makes this tricky is that some local and networking problems often create the same set of symptoms, and in fact, local problems can create network problems and vice versa. This chapter covers problems that occur specifically on a host and leaves issues that impact the network to Chapter 5.

Just about everyone in a DevOps team faces problems with a sluggish or unresponsive host, whether they are a developer trying to track down why their latest check-in is running much slower than before, a QA engineer trying to perform load tests ...

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