dstat - a mix of vmstat, iostat, netstat, ps, sar...

dstat -ta
This is a very powerful command line tool to gather statistics for a Linux system. http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/dstat/
Sample Output
dstat -ta
-----time----- ----total-cpu-usage---- -dsk/total- -net/total- ---paging-- ---system--
  date/time   |usr sys idl wai hiq siq| read  writ| recv  send|  in   out | int   csw
02-04 10:21:18|  3   9  83   3   0   1|7021B  112k|   0     0 |3382B  134B| 109   176
02-04 10:21:19| 45   8  45   0   0   2|   0     0 | 186k   22k|   0     0 | 354   405
02-04 10:21:20| 38  12  50   0   0   0|   0     0 |  21k 9137B|   0     0 |  94   148

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By: vutcovici
2009-04-02 14:19:12

What Others Think

Use dstat -ta --output /dir/file.csv to save the output to a comma-delimited file. Feed the CSV file to OpenOffice spreadsheet and make a pretty graph for the Boss.
SuperFly · 618 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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