OSInfo Data Collector

This data collector gathers interesting information about the operating system that is displayed in ProTop RT and on the ProTop portal.

For a detailed discussion of these metrics, see ProTop Real-Time - OS Info (o).

To set up an alert on a metric listed here, note the Data Collector name at the top of this page, the Alertable Metric, and the Data Type from the table below and visit Alert Configuration.

Alertable Metric ProTop RT Label Data Type Description
tt_osinfo     (temptable name)
byteOrder Byte Order char Order or sequence of bytes of a word of digital data
coresPerSocket Cores/socket num Cores per socket
cpu_bogomips CPU BogoMIPS num Measure of CPU speed
cpu_clock Clock Speed Ghz num CPU clock speed in Ghz
cpuArch Architecture char CPU architecture
cpuCores Real Cores num Number of physical cores on the server
hostName Host Name char Name of server / host ProTop is running on
hypervisor Hypervisor char Virtual machine monitor solution
keVersion Kernel Version char Kernel Version
logCPUs Logical CPUs num Number of logical CPUs
maxDataSeg Max Data Seg char Maximum data segment size
maxFileSz Max File Size char Maximum file size
maxOpenFl Max Open Files char Maximum number of open files
maxProcMem Max Proc Mem char Maximum memory per process
maxProcs Max Processes char Maximum processes the OS can handle
maxStack Max Stack char Maximum stack size
memActive Active num Current amount of active memory
memAvailable Available num Amount of available memory on the server
memBufs Buffers num Memory buffers in use
memCached Cached num Amount of cached memory
memCommtAS Commited_AS num An estimate of how much RAM you need to make a 99.99% guarantee that there never is OOM (out of memory) for this workload.
memFree Free num Amount of free memory
memInAct Inactive num Amount of inactive memory
memShared Shared num Amount of shared memory
memTotal Mem Total num Amount of total memory
modelCPU CPU Model char Model name of the CPUs used on this server
numaNodes NUMA nodes num Number of NUMA nodes on this server
numSockets Sockets num Number of sockets
osName OS Name char Operating System Name
N/A OS Page Size num Operating System Page Size
osUpTime Up Time char Days since the server was rebooted
osVersion OS Version char Version of the operating system
N/A Power Mgmt char  
SHMMNI Num Shm Segs num Number of shared memory segments
SHMMAX Max Shm Seg Sz num Maximum shared memory segment size
SHMALL Max Amnt Shm num Maximum amount of shared memory
SEMMNS Tot Semaphores num Total number of semaphores system-wide
SEMMNI Tot Sem Idents num Total number of semaphore identifiers
SEMMSL Semaphores/Set num Maximum number of semaphores per set
SEMOPM Sem Ops/Call num Maximum operations per semop call
N/A Swappiness unk Current value of the VM Swappiness setting
threadsPerCore Threads/core num Threads per core