Sunday, February 20, 2011

CPU Percentage Vs. CPU Load Average for DBAs

Most of the people, specially, working on Windows platform don’t know much about Load Average of CPU and just take a look at the CPU usage %age. On Linux based platforms load average or run queue length is a very important indicator to check how much is the load on the CPUs of the system and whether current number of CPUs enough to support the workload pushed to the server. 

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