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6 Command Line Tools for Linux Performance Monitoring

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So you need to monitor a Linux system for performance metrics... CPU, Memory, Network, Disk, etc.

Here are 6 of my favorite command line tools for monitoring a Linux system from the command line.



htop


http://htop.sourceforge.net/


dstat


http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/dstat/


bmon


http://freshmeat.net/projects/bmon/


iftop


http://www.ex-parrot.com/pdw/iftop/


ifstat


http://gael.roualland.free.fr/ifstat/


sysstat

this is a package of utilites including iostat, mpstat, sar, and others.

http://pagesperso-orange.fr/sebastien.godard/

These tools are all available from package managers (apt-get, yum, etc) on most Linux systems. They are also available on most other *nix platforms.

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