Performance tuning and capacity planning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning is designed to teach senior Linux system administrators the methodology of performance tuning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This course discusses system architecture with an emphasis on understanding the implications of system architecture on system performance, methods for testing the effects of performance adjustments, open source benchmarking utilities, methods for analyzing system and networking performance, and tuning configurations for specific application loads.
A Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) who successfully completes this course is prepared to take the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning Exam (EX442).
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience required.
Experienced Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resource utilization through performance tuning
Understand the basic principles of performance tuning and analysis.
Gain proficiency in using basic analysis tools and in evaluating data.
Learn basic tuning theory and mechanisms used to tune the system.
Understand and analyze hardware.
Analyze CPU and memory performance of applications.
Learn about basic storage tuning using an email server as an example.
Understand memory management and tuning.
Understand tuning for CPU-bound applications.
Understand storage and network tuning in the context of a file server application.
Tune memory and network performance using a database application as an example.
Tune systems with power consumption in mind.
Tune 'host' and 'guest' for efficient virtualization.