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Oracle Linux: How to Calculate Memory Usage (Doc ID 1630754.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
Linux x86


This document describes how to calculate Linux memory usage.


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In this Document
 1. Calculate memory usage using SAR
 2. Calculate memory usage using free command
 3. Check which most Top 10 users are consuming memory on system in percentage
 4. Check 10 Top processes which are consuming RSS ( Resident Set Size

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