CHAPTER 3Performance MonitoringFinding Performance Problemson Ubuntu Server
Running a server is one thing. Running a server that works well is something else. On a server whose default settings haven't been changed since installation, things may just go terribly wrong from a performance perspective. Finding a performance problem on a Linux server is not that easy. You need to know what your computer is doing and how to interpret performance monitoring data. In this chapter you'll learn how to do just that.
To give you a head start, you'll have a look at
top first. Though almost everyone already knows how to use the
top utility, few know how to really interpret the data that
top provides. The
top utility is a very good starting place when analyzing ...