Aix: Displaying the top 10 CPU / Memory consuming processes

Displaying the top 10 CPU-consuming processes

# ps aux | head -1; ps aux | sort -rn +2 | head -10

Displaying number of processors in the system

# lsdev -Cc processor

Displaying the top 10 CPU-consuming processes

# ps aux | head -1 ; ps aux | sort -rn +3 | head

Displaying the top 10 memory-consuming processes using SZ

# ps -ealf | head -1 ; ps -ealf | sort -rn +9 | head


Displaying the processes in order of being penalized

# ps -eakl | head -1 ; ps -eakl | sort -rn +5

Displaying the processes in order of priority

# ps -eakl | sort -n +6 | head

Displaying the processes in order of nice value

# ps -eakl | sort -n +7

Displaying the processes in order of time

# ps vx | head -1 ; ps vx | grep -v PID | sort -rn +3 | head -10

Displaying the processes in order of real memory use

# ps vx | head -1 ; ps vx | grep -v PID | sort -rn +6 | head -10

Displaying the processes in order of I/O

# ps vx | head -1 ; ps vx | grep -v PID | sort -rn +4 | head -10

Displaying WLM classes

# ps -a -o pid,user,class,pcpu,pmem,args

Determining the PID of wait processes

# ps vg | head -1 ; ps vg | grep -w wait

Wait processes bound to CPUs

# ps -mo THREAD -p 516,774,1032,1290

3 thoughts on “Aix: Displaying the top 10 CPU / Memory consuming processes”

  1. Hi, A small favour is needed, I want to know exactly how much free memory is avalilabe in the server at some particular time. Any command please?

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