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Improving webhosting QoS (Quality of Service) using resource control in server virtualization

Improving webhosting QoS (Quality of Service) using resource control in server virtualization

“Noisy neighbors” are customers who use up more than their fair share of resources in a virtualized server. Such over-use of resources (aka resource hogging) affects server performance, especially if a VPS provider runs high-density servers. Though server virtualization provides cost-effective hosting, it involves sharing of resources such as CPU, RAM, I/O, network, etc. among the VPS accounts. (more…)

Who eats all your RAM?

Have you ever wondered as to where all your server memory is getting used up? Have you noticed growing web-server processes and wondered if the process is actually using up all the memory?
Do you want to find how much memory is used exclusively by a process? The simple “ps” command can get you the memory details per process, but (more…)