SQL Server On Linux – OS Processes – Which is which?

Background

In our previous post we spoke about the OS Processes that under-girdles SQL Server when running on Linux.

We mentioned that on the Developer edition one will have two processes.

Let us see how to tell them apart.

Lineage

  1. SQL Server On Linux – OS Processes
    Link

Outline

  1. OS Tools
    • Processes
      • ps

Processing

OS Tools

Processes

ps

Sample

ps -eo pid,ni,pri,psr,pcpu,pmem,stat,wchan:40,user,comm,stime,time,sz | egrep "sql|PID"

Output

ps.20181129.0841AM

Explanation

Hopefully from the metrics above it should be clear which one is the engine and which one is CEIP.

Referenced Work

  1. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    • Commands Reference

 

 

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