You will learn the basics of vmstat server monitoring, scripting and redirection in this article.
- What is vmstat and why you would want to use it for server monitoring?
- How to use vmstat for server monitoring
- How to timestamp vmstat output (and other commands besides vmstat too)
- How to create a script that is easier to type than complicated commands
- How to run a shell script
- How to save data into a file
- Showing Memory Pages (useless info)
- Understanding vmstat
- Chart that explains the columns