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Power Systems Running Linux: Performance Management (PowerVM Base)

CODE: ZL1_LX034

DURÉE: 3 Jours

PRIX H.T.: €2 250,00

Description

This course is designed to teach performance monitoring skills for SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Ubuntu server on POWER8 servers. This course teaches the skills that are needed to measure, analyze, and potentially tune Linux distributions for optimal performance on IBM POWER8 systems. In this course we focus on the features that relate to performance of the POWER8 processor, Linux kernel, and the special monitoring, configuring, and tuning needs of virtual servers. This course does not cover application monitoring and tuning.

You will work with traditional and IBM provided Linux performance analysis and tuning tools. Our objective is to learn which tools to use, when, and how they have been enhanced for the latest POWER8 technology. These skills are invaluable to individuals responsible for the performance of a POWER8 server.

Each lecture is reinforced with hands-on lab exercises to gain practical experience applicable to your performance management requirements.

Objectifs

On Completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the system components to be monitored
  • Define a basic performance monitoring strategy for Linux
  • Identify open source, and IBM specific tools to monitor:
    • Processor
    • Memory
    • I/O
    • Network
  • Interpret results and reports generated by standard Linux tools
  • Structure a tuning strategy
  • Describe features of the POWER8 architecture that are relevant to performance management
  • Describe Virtual Server resource configuration guidelines

 

 

Audience

The audiences for this training include anyone who needs to create and manage partitions on IBM Power System servers, such as Linux or AIX technical support and consultants, Linux or AIX system administrators, or system architects and engineers

Prérequis

Students attending this course are expected to have good Linux administration skills. These skills can be obtained by attending one of the following courses:

- Power Systems Running Linux: Red Hat Administration (PowerVM Base) (LX031G), or

- Power Systems Running Linux: Red Hat Storage Management (PowerVM Base) (LX041G) or

- Power Systems Running Linux: Ubuntu Server Administration (PowerVM Base) (LX051G)

 

Programme

DAY 1

Unit 1: Performance objectives and PowerVM concepts

     Lab exercise 1: Linux installation and Power virtualization

Unit 2: Power processor operations

     Lab exercise 2: Focus on processor

 

DAY 2

Unit 3: Power memory management

     Lab exercise 3: Focus on memory

Unit 4: Power I/O

     Lab exercise 4: Focus on I/O

Unit 5:  Nigel’s Monitor (nmon)

     Lab exercise 5:  nmon operations

Informations supplémentaires

Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.

GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course. Go to the EViTA site to start this process:

http://w3.ibm.com/services/gbs/evita/BCSVTEnrl.nsf

Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show:

  • The current GTP list price
  • The 20% discounted price available to IBMers. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class.

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