How do I Find Out Linux CPU Utilization?

Posted on in Categories Linux, Sys admin, Tips, Troubleshooting, Tuning last updated December 16, 2015

Whenever a Linux system CPU is occupied by a process, it is unavailable for processing other requests. Rest of pending requests must wait till CPU is free. This becomes a bottleneck in the system. Following command will help you to identify CPU utilization, so that you can troubleshoot CPU related performance problems.