1. Top

column wa => io wait

2. IOStat
Installation

IO History

Select a File, e.g.

3. VMStat

Help:

4. PiDStat – from sysstat
installation:

References:
sysstat – http://sebastien.godard.pagesperso-orange.fr/download.html
sysstat 8.1.7-1 from ubuntu contains pidstat tool

5. dstat

Installation

dstat -fcmlp
dstat –help

6. iotop
Installation

Usage for accumulated process io

8. iodump
Installation

References:
http://www.xaprb.com/blog/2009/08/23/how-to-find-per-process-io-statistics-on-linux/
iodump – http://aspersa.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/iodump
http://gentoobrowse.randomdan.homeip.net/category/sys-process

9. iopp

10. glances

Glances: Powerful System Monitor for Ubuntu Linux (CLI)

11. io monitoring References
http://sebastien.godard.pagesperso-orange.fr/features.html
http://www.xaprb.com/blog/2009/08/23/how-to-find-per-process-io-statistics-on-linux/
http://collectl.sourceforge.net/Examples.html
http://collectl-utils.sourceforge.net/

13. Links
http://freetofeel.com/page3/

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