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Chris Ray

05/03/2021, 1:28 PM
Good morning Osquery people: Do we know what osquery uses as far as RAM and CPU are concerned?
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grahamgilbert

05/03/2021, 1:55 PM
See the watchdog section of https://osquery.readthedocs.io/en/stable/installation/cli-flags/
The level limits are as follows: Memory: default 200M, restrictive 100M CPU: default 25% (for 9 seconds), restrictive 18% (for 9 seconds)
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zwass

05/03/2021, 3:03 PM
@Chris Ray note though that hose are upper limits that it enforces on itself. Generally usage will be much lower.
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seph

05/04/2021, 5:02 PM
CPU and memory usage varies based on what you’re doing — different queries have different resource impacts, as well as the schedule they run at.
5:03 PM
I think the general resource utilization is quite small. But you can get arbitrarily big