This course is designed to teach performance monitoring skills for SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Ubuntu server on POWER8 servers. Class activities include installing, monitoring performance, making configuration changes, and creating a strategy for system tuning.
This course provides lectures and hands on labs in an instructor lead course environment, either in a face-to-face classroom or in a live virtual classroom environment (ILO - Instructor Led Online).
The audiences for this training include Power systems support personnel, Linux technical support individuals, Linux developers, Linux system administrators, system architects and engineers that may deal with Linux running on a Power system.
Students would benefit from general knowledge of IBM Power Systems servers and partitions. This can be obtained through attending LX024G.
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
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
On Completion of this course, the student should be able to: