[collectd] High CPU usage of collectd when server is under load
xani666 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 10:57:50 CET 2009
On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:44:01 +0100, Florian Forster <octo at verplant.org>
> Hi Mariusz,
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 01:19:42AM +0100, XANi wrote:
> > I've installed collectd on server (amd64 debian stable) and when I
> > have high load collectd can eat like 90-100% of one CPU (and its not
> > iowait, disk is fine), what can be reason of that ?
> are you absolutely sure it's not I/O? Eating up cycles of only one CPU
> is the typical behavior for I/O-intensive processes.
(other cpu's look similar to cpu0)
I thougth this isn't IO because there is not much iowait but maybe I am
wrong ? There was quite heavy MySQL traffic when it happened (about
> > most of them are in pretty much default config, only rrdtool have
> > RRARows 12000
> > CacheTimeout 600
> > CacheFlush 1200
> > RandomTimeout 100
> > What can be reason of such high load ? Collectd works normal (barely
> > 1% load) when ther is light/no load on server
> How many RRD-files do you have when under load and how often are they
> updated? What kind of hardware do you use?
284 files with standard 10 sec interval.
Hardware is Xeon E5410 at 2.33GHz, 16 GB RAM + 2x1TB SATA on Hardware RAID.
Mariusz Gronczewski (XANi) <xani666 at gmail.com>
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