Schulung: IBM AN51G - Power Systems for AIX IV: Performance Management

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Develop the skills to measure, analyze, and tune common performance issues on IBM Power Systems running AIX. Learn about performance management concepts and techniques and how to use of basic AIX tools to monitor, analyze, and tune an AIX system. The course covers how virtualization technologies such as the PowerVM environment and workload partitions affect AIX performance management. Monitoring and analyzing tools discussed in this course include vmstat, iostat, sar, tprof, svmon, filemon, netstat, lvmstat, and topas. Tuning tools include schedo, vmo, ioo, no, and nfso. The course also covers how to use Performance Problem Reporting (PerfPMR) to capture a variety of performance data for later analysis.
Each lecture is reinforced with extensive hands-on lab exercises which provide practical experience.

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Day 1:
Unit 1 - Performance analysis and tuning overview

Exercise 1

Unit 2 - Data collection

Exercise 2

Unit 3 - Monitoring, analyzing, and tuning CPU usage

Exercise 3 parts 1 and 2

Day 2:

Exercise 3 parts 3, 4 and 5

Unit 4 - Virtual memory performance monitoring and tuning

Exercise 4

Student's choice optional exercise from Ex 3 or Ex 4

Day 3:

Unit 5 - Physical and logical volume performance

Exercise 5

Unit 6 File system performance, topic 1

Exercise 6, parts 1, 2, and 3

Day 4:

Unit 6 File system performance, topic 2

Exercise 6, part 4

Unit 7 - Network performance

Exercise 7

Student´s choice optional exercise from exercises 3, 4, 5, or 6

Day 5:

Unit 8 - NFS performance

Exercise 8

Unit 9 - Performance management methodology

Exercise 9

Student´s choice optional exercises from exercises 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7

Wer sollte teilnehmen:


This is an advanced course for system administrators, system engineers, and system support individuals.


Students attending this course are expected to have basic AIX system administration skills. These skills can be obtained by attending the following courses:
- Power Systems for AIX 1: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11D1DE)

- Power Systems for AIX 2: AIX Implementation and Administration (AN12D1DE)

- TCP/IP for AIX Administrators (AN21D1DE)

- Power Systems for AIX 3: Advanced Administration and Problem Determination (AN15D1DE)

- Power Systems for AIX - Virtualization 2: Implementing Virtualization (AN30D1DE)


presentation, discussion, hands-on exercises, demonstrations on the system


Class language is German, student notebooks in English.

Dauer: 5 Tage (30 Stunden )
Nr. 35751
Dauer: 5 Tage (30 Stunden )
Nr. 35751
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