Avoid Graphical Slowdowns
The top program displays a constantly updated list of running processes ordered, by default, by CPU usage. The name comes from its intended use – display the processes that are the top users of system utilization. The joking explanation, is that it’s called “top” because it’s always at or near the top of its own […]
Should We Worry About Virtual Disk Fragmentation?
Recently, I explained about qcow2 or QEMU Copy-On-Write v2 and some performance trade-offs for virtual disks. One thing that might alarm you is the appearance of a high percentage reported fragmentation on compressed qcow2 disks. Don’t worry, this isn’t what you probably think! That’s all you really need to know, keep reading if you want […]