Care needed interpreting vmstat runqueue statistics (Doc ID 1007815.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Goal

The "runque" kernel statistic reported by e.g. vmstat is not always meaningful in performance studies. This document is a FAQ describing where this statistic comes from and how to use it.

Solution

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