Disk Usage Plugin causing high CPU

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The original Disk Usage plugin offers many features, however it consumes many resources and in some instances can prevent the Jenkins controller from operating correctly.


We recommend replacing the Disk Usage Plugin with CloudBees Simple Disk Usage Plugin. It may offer less options but is performance oriented.


Continue using the Disk Usage Plugin keeping in mind the increased CPU usage during the time frame it takes for it to run (it runs every 60 minutes).