Cloud Volumes ONTAP

ONTAP Cloud Utilization Question


Why does my cloud watch metric show 100% utilization even though ONTAP Cloud is sitting idle?





Cloud ONTAP does not perform the halt CPU instruction when idle and this makes Cloud ONTAP’s idle thread appear to be using 100% CPU. Performance measurements found that performing the halt instruction when idle had a definite impact on total IOPS for various tests
NetApp recommends viewing Cloud ONTAP’s CPU consumption using the sysstat command

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