I was looking at the system load of my shared hosting account.
$ uptime 09:14:37 up 21 days, 5:38, 4 users, load average: 3.85, 4.96, 5.21
I'm not worried by the first and second values, they represent peaks of work.
5.21 for the last 15 minutes seems a bit high. Or maybe not? How do I know that?
I'd like to read some answers to this last question.
UPDATE: then, what is the unit of measurement of those numbers?