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How to Calculate Memory Usage on Linux (Doc ID 1630754.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

This document describes how to calculate Linux memory usage.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 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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