Server load and process monitoring

watch -n1 "uptime && ps auxw|grep http|grep -v grep | grep -v watch|wc -l && netstat -ntup|grep :80 |grep ESTABLISHED|wc -l && netstat -ntup|grep :80|grep WAIT|wc -l && free -mo && ps -ylC httpd --sort:rss|tail -3|awk '{print \$8}'"
In certain cases you mighy need to monitor the server load caused by certain process. For example HTTP, while stress testing apache using ab (apache benchmark) you may want to monitor the server status,load, # of spawned HTTP processes, # of established connections, # of connections in close wait state, apache memory footprint etc.
Sample Output
load average: 0.11, 0.10, 0.03
39
27
46
total used free shared cached
Mem: 4050 3096 953 202 
Swap: 8197 114 8083
HTTP_RSS
2720
2744
3336

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By: rockon
2012-06-06 12:12:10

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Thank you for revealing the watch command! How could I survive up until now not knowing it exists?
harpo · 336 weeks and 2 days ago

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