Monthly Archives: May 2013

Episode 030 – vmstat

The vmstat program is a tool for displaying information about virtual memory usage and is part of the procps suite of utilities. The procps package provides tools for browsing the /proc file system. The /proc filesystem is “psuedo” file system … Continue reading

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Episode 029 – ab – Apache BenchMark

The Apache BenchMark tool is a handy application to have in your toolbox that can perform a number of helpful tasks. First, the primary use for the tool is to simulate how your server may react under maximum load. Because … Continue reading

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