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System statistics: Linux stat commands to know

Take a look through our collection of articles about tools that help you pull the data you need to better manage your Linux systems.
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How do we, as system administrators, stay on top of real, actionable, system data in an ever-changing landscape? That question has many answers. The gist of it is this: Know how to pull the data you need using the most efficient methods available.

There are an absolute ton of statistics to keep track of within a Linux environment, and it can be tough to know what stats to pay attention to or how to get them into the most user-friendly formats. I have compiled a list of articles to enable you to do just that. Below, you will find links to several articles written to help you explore a specific statistics command and its options. The tools provide information for everything, from input/output to networking to hardware stats.

I am confident that you will find this information useful in your system data tracking.

[ Need to monitor lots of systems? Check out the open source guide to DevOps monitoring tools. ]

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Tyler Carrigan

Tyler is the Sr. Community Manager at Enable Sysadmin, a submarine veteran, and an all-round tech enthusiast! He was first introduced to Red Hat in 2012 by way of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based combat system inside the USS Georgia Missile Control Center. More about me

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