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Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning (RH442)

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About this Course

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

Who should attend

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

Certifications

Class Prerequisites

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification or equivalent experience

What You Will Learn

During this course, you will learn:

  • Tuning for use-case scenarios (for example, HPC, large memory, database, and file server)
  • Tuning for power consumption
  • Tuning virtual machines (host and guest)
  • Tuning memory and caches
  • Tuning CPU and memory utilization using cgroups
  • Gathering performance metrics and other data for tuning purposes

Outline: Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning (RH442)

Module 1: Introduction to performance tuning

  • Understand the basic principles of performance tuning and analysis.

Module 2: Collecting, graphing, and interpreting data

  • Gain proficiency using basic analysis tools and evaluating data.

Module 3: General tuning

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

Module 4: Limiting resource usage

Module 5: Hardware profiling

  • Understand and analyze hardware.

Module 6: Software profiling

  • Analyze CPU and memory performance of applications.

Module 7: Small file tuning

  • Tune a server for a workload involving frequent reads and writes of small files.

Module 8: Large memory workload tuning

  • Understand memory management and tuning.

Module 9: Tuning for a CPU-intensive workload

  • Understand tuning for CPU-bound applications.

Module 10: File server tuning

  • Understand storage and network tuning in the context of a file server application.

Module 11: Database server tuning

  • Tune memory and network performance using a database application as an example.

Module 12: Power usage tuning

  • Tune systems with power consumption in mind.

Module 13: Virtualization tuning

  • Tune 'host' and 'guest' for efficient virtualization.
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 3,500
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 3,500
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