Display the top ten running processes - sorted by memory usage

ps -eo size,command --sort -size | head
This command is better for just displaying the memory in KiB.
Sample Output
658740 /usr/bin/docker daemon --default-ulimit nofile=1024:4096
261756 docker-containerd -l /var/run/docker/libcontainerd/docker-containerd.sock --runtime docker-runc --start-timeout 2m
221784 /sbin/rsyslogd -i /var/run/syslogd.pid -c 5
94172 codedeploy-agent: InstanceAgent::Plugins::CodeDeployPlugin::CommandPoller of master 1933
16672 codedeploy-agent: master 1933
 8632 auditd
 3760 /usr/bin/atop -a -w /var/log/atop/atop_20160930 600
 2292 -zsh
 2292 -zsh

By: bracourt
2016-09-30 20:03:21

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