How to run program or process on specific CPU cores on Linux

As multi-core CPUs become increasingly popular on server-grade hardware as well as end-user desktop PCs or laptops, there have been growing efforts in the community (e.g., in terms of programming models, compiler or operating system support) towards developing applications optimized for multi-core architecture. One operating system (OS) support often exploited to run performance-critical applications on […]
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How to monitor memory usage of a Linux process

When you check memory usage of individual Linux processes, you may often use top command line utility. While top command is a solid program for system monitoring purposes, there are other enhanced versions of top, in terms of user-friendliness. One such tool is called htop. The htop utility is an interactive process viewer for Linux. […]
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