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memory usage per process

Reda Mokrane
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how can I get memory usage per process in linux?

Ulf Dittmer

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Do you mean manually of programmatically? The "top" command lists all processes with their real and virtual memory allocations. You could run that from within Java using Runtime.exec and parse its output for the values you're interested in.
Reda Mokrane
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Joined: Jul 25, 2001
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I mean manually, I have 3 processes running and i want to find out the memory/cpu usage for each.
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