Linux TOP Command processes - Normal or not?
Posted on 2015-02-17
Hi all - I am trying to troubleshoot a problem with 1 web server (Linux/Apache/MySql/PHP). Having isolated the issue,
I setup a test server to duplicate the problem, and added just the 1 user that runs php scripts and a MySQL DB. (that user does *not* have access to this test server). I ran some of his scripts, then stopped them, then Rebooted this test server.
Attached is a screen-shot of a Linux "top" command that I did *after* rebooting the Server.
I am not sure how to troubleshoot from here. What I am questioning on the "top" command is:
- mysql/mysqld is running ... and says "194% of CPU Utilization
- Multiple occurances of that user named "romancer" that keep appearing & disappearing. "romancer" is a legitimate customer, but after a Reboot, per the attached "top" command, seems to still be using server resources.
(FYI, that "dd-agent" is from DataDog server monitor that I added after the problem occurred to help me troubleshoot)
Any suggestions anyone? Thanks all in advance !!