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top memory consuming process

Ani Newbie
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HI Linux gurus;
we have Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga), on 7 march from 2-3pm there was some database crash happened on this node due to low memory.We have OSwatcher running on this system . So i want to find out the huge memory & cpu consuming process on 7th March betweek 2-3pm . Is it possible ? if yes how ? Please help me.

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Ani
  • 1. Re: top memory consuming process
    alvaromiranda Explorer
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    Hello,

    if the osw is installed on /opt/osw, you should find a folder called archive

    inside this folder, you will see one folder per tool, say vmstat, top,etc


    check the top and you will see the files with time stamp on them, just look the one during the issue and you should be able to find the process using more ram

    Alvaro

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