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8.3. Memory Tuning on Virtual Machines

8.3.1. Memory Monitoring Tools

Memory usage can be monitored in virtual machines using tools used in bare metal environments. Tools useful for monitoring memory usage and diagnosing memory-related problems include:
  • top
  • vmstat
  • numastat
  • /proc/


For details on using these performance tools, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Performance Tuning Guide and the man pages for these commands.