How does the processes probe calculate process memory (QOS_PROCESS_MEMORY)?

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Introduction:

Technical detail on how the processes probe calculates process memory.

Question:

How does the processes probe calculate the memory of a process?

Environment:
processes: v4.32 or higher
Answer:

The value provided by the processes probe for QOS_PROCESS_MEMORY denotes the total committed bytes by the process not the Working set/Private bytes.

Additional Information:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/en/alphabetical-probe-articles/processes-process-monitoring/processes-process-monitoring-release-notes