Posts Tagged ‘virtual memory’

How Big is that Process?

As I have, you might be tempted to think that top “VIRT” and ps “VSZ” values represent the entire size of a process, including all shared libraries and swapped-out data. Today, we learned that this can’t possibly be the case: top – 14:41:53 up 86 days, 3:22, 3 users, load average: 13.57, 6.67, 4.00 Tasks: […]