In this recipe, we are going to use the uptime command to monitor overall CPU load.
uptime command tells us the following information:
uptime command can be used as follows:
bash-3.2$ uptime 11:44pm up 20 day(s), 20 hr(s), 10 users, load average: 27.80, 30.46, 33.77
Here in the preceding output we can see the current system time, 11.44pm GMT, and the system has been up and running for the last 20 days and 20 hrs without requiring a reboot. The output also tells us there are around 10 concurrently logged on users in the system. Finally, we also get ...