I/O waiting CPU time – ‘wa’ in top

CPU consumption in Unix/Linux operating systems are studied using 8 different metrics: User CPU time, System CPU time, nice CPU time, Idle CPU time, Waiting CPU time, Hardware Interrupt CPU time, Software Interrupt CPU time, Stolen CPU time. In this article let us study about ‘waiting CPU time’. What is ‘waiting’ CPU time? Waiting CPU... Continue Reading →

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