I/O operations are time consuming and may impact the user experience. As a system administrator, you want to monitor disk operations and, when swapping is executed, to know when systems may slow down.
How to use Splunk software for this use case
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- Splunk App: Infrastructure Troubleshooting and Monitoring
- Splunk Answers: How to monitor storage speed I/O utilization by host