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[edit] Description

The sysstat package contains the sar, mpstat, iostat, sadf and sa tools for Linux.

  • sar command collects and reports system activity information.
  • iostat command reports CPU utilization and I/O statistics for disks.
  • mpstat command reports global and per-processor statistics.
  • sadf command is used to display data collected by sar in various formats.

The statistics reported by sar concern I/O transfer rates, paging activity, process-related activities, interrupts, network activity, memory and swap space utilization, CPU utilization, kernel activities and TTY statistics, among others.

[edit] Packages

source: sysstat

binary: sysstat

[edit] Usage Examples


[edit] Links

[iostat man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/iostat.html)

[mpstat man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/mpstat.html)

[sa1 man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/sa1.html)

[sa2 man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/sa2.html)

[sadc man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/sadc.html)

[sadf man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/sadf.html)

[sar man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/sar.html)

[edit] See Also