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How to view droplet's memory usage

  • Posted September 25, 2014

I am quite surprised there is no graph for memory usage within graphs section. Do I need to enable it somewhere or is it only available for certain price plans?

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+1 Should be available in the graphs section

yes please!

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Graph section would be great!

+1 Please add it to the graph section.


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sudo apt-get install htop

This way you will notice what programs is using most RAM.

Hi all, I had this same question. You can see how to enable more in-depth monitoring at the link below.

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-track-droplet-performance-with-digitalocean-droplet-graphs

This includes memory statistics.

For such an important feature to not be included on the graphs page is very odd and inconvenient.

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The free Metrics Agent now shows a memory usage graph.

https://bobste.in/images/domem.png

Kudos Digital Ocean! Feeling slightly less cynical about droplet upgrade enticements.

is it possible to set up a different email for monitoring-alert than the default account alert?

To install sysstat on Ubuntu / Debian ::: apt install -y sysstat

Once complete - edit /etc/default/sysstat and set ENABLED=“true” Also, in /etc/sysstat/sysstat change the SADC to “-S XALL” to collect all stats

Restart sysstat service

sysstat will now start collecting data