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Actualfree and free memory usage - AIX server monitoring
Its has been noticed that the memory usage under the infrastructure monitoring is reporting incorrect readings. After working with the support, found that instana use Sigar library to collect the memory metrics, which offers two values free and actualfree.
Sadly, there is no real matching value across tools for unknown reasons. actualfree is the real constrained memory, while free is usually a pretty low value, because the OS will use up free memory for caching/buffering. This is a feature request for adding free together with actualfree as a metric.
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