Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning

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Course Description

This course discusses system architecture with emphasis on:
  • Understanding the implications on system performance
  • Methods for testing the effects of performance adjustments
  • Open source benchmarking utilities
  • Methods for analyzing system and networking performance
  • Tuning configurations for specific application loads
  • This course can also help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning exam (EX442).

    Course content summary
  • Tuning for use-case scenarios (for example, HPC, large memory, database, and file server)
  • Applying tuning profiles with tuned
  • Tuning virtual machines (primarily guest, but host is discussed)
  • Tuning memory and caches
  • Tuning CPU and memory utilization using cgroups (integrated in system)
  • Gathering performance metrics and other data for tuning purposes

  • Prerequisites

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience
  • Candidates who have not earned their RHCE can confirm they have the correct skills by passing our online skills assessment

  • Audience

    Senior Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resource utilization through performance tuning

    Course Content

    Introduction to performance tuning
  • Understand the basic principles of performance tuning and analysis.
  • Collecting, graphing, and interpreting data
  • Gain proficiency using basic analysis tools and evaluating data.
  • General tuning
  • Learn basic tuning theory and mechanisms used to tune the system.
  • Limiting resource usage Hardware profiling
  • Understand and analyze hardware.
  • Software profiling
  • Analyze CPU and memory performance of applications.
  • Small file tuning
  • Tune a server for a workload involving frequent reads and writes of small files.
  • Large memory workload tuning
  • Understand memory management and tuning.
  • Tuning for a CPU-intensive workload
  • Understand tuning for CPU-bound applications.
  • File server tuning
  • Understand storage and network tuning in the context of a file server application.
  • Database server tuning
  • Tune memory and network performance using a database application as an example.
  • Power usage tuning
  • Tune systems with power consumption in mind.
  • Virtualization tuning
  • Tune 'host' and 'guest' for efficient virtualization.
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    Course Details

    Duration - 5 days
    Price - $3500.00 USD

    (Discounts may apply. Call for more information.)

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