Avoid Graphical Slowdowns
The top program displays a constantly updated list of running processes ordered, by default, by CPU usage. Its 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 output. […]
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 […]