I noticed some slowness on one of my EC2 instances running Amazon
Linux today, and discovered that my install of Elastic Search is
chewing up hundreds of thousands of interrupts every second:
There is very little load on that instance, and just to make sure my
indexer wasn't at fault, I stopped it. Then I stopped Elastic Search,
and saw the number of interrupts as reported by vmstat drop to almost
I am running Elastic Search version 0.18.5, on a single node with no clustering.
Can anyone offer any suggestions for things I can look at or check?