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pidusage

2.0.20 • Public • Published

pidusage

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Cross-platform process cpu % and memory usage of a PID.

Synopsis

Ideas from https://github.com/arunoda/node-usage but with no C-bindings.

Please note that if you need to check a Node.JS script process cpu and memory usage, you can use process.cpuUsage and process.memoryUsage since node v6.1.0. This script remain useful when you have no control over the remote script, or if the process is not a Node.JS process.

Usage

var pidusage = require('pidusage')
 
// Avoid using setInterval as they could overlap with asynchronous processing
function compute(cb) {
  pidusage(process.pid, function (err, stats) {
    console.log(stats)
    // => {
    //   cpu: 10.0,            // percentage (from 0 to 100*vcore)
    //   memory: 357306368,    // bytes
    //   ppid: 312,            // PPID
    //   pid: 727,             // PID
    //   ctime: 867000,        // ms user + system time
    //   elapsed: 6650000,     // ms since the start of the process
    //   timestamp: 864000000  // ms since epoch
    // }
    cb()
  })
}
 
// Compute statistics every second:
function interval(time) {
  setTimeout(function() {
    compute(function() {
      interval(time)
    })
  }, time)
}
 
// It supports also multiple pids
pidusage([727, 1234], function (err, stats) {
  console.log(stats)
  // => {
  //   727: {
  //     cpu: 10.0,            // percentage (from 0 to 100*vcore)
  //     memory: 357306368,    // bytes
  //     ppid: 312,            // PPID
  //     pid: 727,             // PID
  //     ctime: 867000,        // ms user + system time
  //     elapsed: 6650000,     // ms since the start of the process
  //     timestamp: 864000000  // ms since epoch
  //   },
  //   1234: {
  //     cpu: 0.1,             // percentage (from 0 to 100*vcore)
  //     memory: 3846144,      // bytes
  //     ppid: 727,            // PPID
  //     pid: 1234,            // PID
  //     ctime: 0,             // ms user + system time
  //     elapsed: 20000,       // ms since the start of the process
  //     timestamp: 864000000  // ms since epoch
  //   }
  // }
})
 
// If no callback is given it returns a promise instead
const stats = await pidusage(process.pid)
console.log(stats)
// => {
//   cpu: 10.0,            // percentage (from 0 to 100*vcore)
//   memory: 357306368,    // bytes
//   ppid: 312,            // PPID
//   pid: 727,             // PID
//   ctime: 867000,        // ms user + system time
//   elapsed: 6650000,     // ms since the start of the process
//   timestamp: 864000000  // ms since epoch
// }
 
// Above example using async/await
const compute = async () => {
  const stats = await pidusage(process.pid)
  // do something
}
 
// Compute statistics every second:
const interval = async (time) => {
  setTimeout(async () => {
    await compute()
    interval(time)
  }, time)
}

Compatibility

Property Linux FreeBSD NetBSD SunOS macOS Win AIX Alpine
cpu ℹ️
memory
pid
ctime
elapsed
timestamp

✅ = Working ℹ️ = Not Accurate ❓ = Should Work ❌ = Not Working

Please if your platform is not supported or if you have reported wrong readings file an issue.

API

pidusage(pids, [options = {}], [callback]) ⇒ [Promise.<Object>]

Get pid informations.

Kind: global function Returns: Promise.<Object> - Only when the callback is not provided. Access: public

Param Type Description
pids Number | Array.<Number> | String | Array.<String> A pid or a list of pids.
[callback] function Called when the statistics are ready. If not provided a promise is returned instead.

pidusage.clear()

If needed this function can be used to delete all in-memory metrics and clear the event loop. This is not necessary before exiting as the interval we're registring does not hold up the event loop.

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License

This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE file for details.

Install

npm i pidusage

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2.0.20

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