Big Loads

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Mar 11 20:33:37 GMT 2006

What is the current spec, and how many messages are you trying to put 
through it?
You can check CPU load with "top", check for swapping with "vmstat 5", 
check for RAM usage with "top".

mbneto wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any tool or command that allows me to determine which part is
> the bottleneck in a busy system such as the one described?
> It could be the processor speed, the IO, the bus, memory etc.
> Adding more memory just to find out that the problem is the processor
> speed will do not good :)
> On 3/10/06, Michele Neylon:: <michele at> wrote:
>> Install more RAM?
>> Upgrade the server?

Julian Field
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