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Metadata associated with the Load collectd plugin can be found here. The relevant code for the plugin can be found here.

DESCRIPTION πŸ”—

From collectd wiki:

The Load plugin collects the system load. These numbers give a rough overview over the utilization of a machine, though their meaning is mostly overrated. The system load is defined as the number of runnable tasks in the run-queue and is provided by many operating systems as a one, five or fifteen minute average.

REQUIREMENTS AND DEPENDENCIES πŸ”—

This plugin requires:

Software Version
collectd 1.0+

INSTALLATION πŸ”—

If you are using the new Smart Agent, see the docs for the collectd/load monitor for more information. The configuration documentation below may be helpful as well, but consult the Smart Agent repo’s docs for the exact schema.

Installation and initial configuration options are available as part of the SignalFx collectd agent.

CONFIGURATION πŸ”—

The Load plugin does not have any configuration settings.