How to install sar, sadf, mpstat, iostat, pidstat and sa tools on CentOS / Fedora / RHEL
The following command can be used to install sar, sadf, mpstat, iostat, pidstat and sa tools on RPM based systems like CentOS, Fedora, RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux):
As root type the followiung command (on console / terminal):
When you are not root but have sudo configured for your account then use:
This installs the sysstat tools which contains the above mentioned utilities.
iostat is an essential utility to fnd out about IO load on your system and ways to combat it.