Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning

Duration: 
4 days
Codes: 
RH442,RH443

Overview

Performance tuning and capacity planning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning teaches senior Linux system administrators about performance tuning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Course Overview

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).

Audience

Experienced Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resource utilization through performance tuning and an RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certification of Expertise, or a Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS) or Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) credential.

Skills Gained

  • Introduction to performance tuning
  • Understand the basic principles of performance tuning and analysis

Collecting, graphing, and interpreting data Gain proficiency in using basic analysis tools and in evaluating data

General tuning Learn basic tuning theory and mechanisms used to tune the system

Hardware profiling Understanding and analyzing hardware

Software profiling Analyze CPU and memory performance of applications

Mail server tuning Learn about basic storage tuning using an email server as an example

Large memory workload tuning Understand memory management and tuning

HPC workload tuning 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 Tuning memory and network performance using a database application as an example

Power usage tuning Tuning systems with power consumption in mind

Virtualization Tuning Tuning 'host' and 'guest' for efficient virtualization

Prerequisites

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience
  • For candidates that have not earned their RHCE, confirmation of the correct skill set knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment at www.redhat.com/training/skills_assessment/

Course Outline

Introduction to performance tuning

  • Understand the basic principles of performance tuning and analysis.

Collecting, graphing, and interpreting data

  • Gain proficiency in using basic analysis tools and in evaluating data.

General tuning

  • Learn basic tuning theory and mechanisms used to tune the system.

Hardware profiling

  • Understand and analyze hardware.

Software profiling

  • Analyze CPU and memory performance of applications.

Mail server tuning

  • Learn about basic storage tuning using an email server as an example.

Large memory workload tuning

  • Understand memory management and tuning.

HPC workload tuning

  • 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.

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Upcoming Dates

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite
Onsite4 2000 £2000 2018-12-13
Baden-Wuerttemberg
Stuttgart4 2000 £2000 2019-01-28
Noord-Holland
Amsterdam4 2000 £2000 2019-02-04
Ile de France
Paris4 2000 £2000 2019-02-18
London
London4 2000 £2000 2019-02-25
London
London4 2000 £2000 2019-02-25
Ile de France
Paris4 2000 £2000 2019-05-20
London
London4 2540 £2540 2019-05-20
London
London4 2000 £2000 2019-05-20
Baden-Wuerttemberg
Stuttgart4 2000 £2000 2019-05-20
Noord-Holland
Amsterdam4 2000 £2000 2019-05-20