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Understanding cpu metric


#1

Hi everyone,
last night came to my mind one dumb question,
but I want to ask it anyway, so my question is…
what is the meaning of this cpu% ?
I mean, I’m pretty sure that is not the consumed cpu% of my server,
how can I interpet this value?

Thanks for your time!!
Regards!!


#2

Hi @agdiaz - The link below provides a good overview of how CPU % is calculated. Essentially it is the time across all cores spend processing. So it can go over 100 if you have more than one core.


#3

Hey @agdiaz - Was Stefan’s link helpful for you? Let us know if there’s anything further we can help with.