To check whether you are one of the victims that are dwelling on oversold web hosting servers, you need to have SSH access to your server. Now perform the following commands:
cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep processor | wc -l
Which will usually return the number of the CPUs of the current server:
Then, display the server load by
Which outputs a single line of information concerning the server load and how it is doing its jobs:
08:44:12 up 11:09, 2 users, load average: 1.91, 2.37, 2.09
Now you’ve got the data you need to calculate the server oversellingness.