Please note: You must present photographic ID to sit all Red Hat exams
Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning (RH442) 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.
Experienced Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resource utilization through performance tuning.
An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certification of Expertise, or an Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA).
- 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 redhat.com/training/skills_assessment/
Delegates will learn how to
Delegates will learn how to:
- Tune for use-case scenarios (e.g., HPC, large memory, database, fileserver, etc.)
- Tune for power consumption
- Tune virtual machines (host and guest)
- Tune memory and caches
- Tune CPU and memory utilization using cgroups
- Gather performance metrics and other data for tuning purpose
- 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
- Learn basic tuning theory and mechanisms used to tune the system
- Understanding and analyzing hardware
- 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
- Tuning ’host’ and ’guest’ for efficient virtualization
Related training courses
21 November 2013
One of the things we're regularly asked on courses is "is there a quicker way to do xyz?"
Very often the answer is a resounding 'yes'.
So, I thought with this post I'd cover my favourite (and most commonly used) top 20 shortcuts when working with Adobe Photoshop (either in Creative Suite or Creative Cloud).
Beware of Geeks bringing gifts. The Site Members have more power in SharePoint 2013 than you may want them to.
01 January 0001
Apple's Big New Bite - It’s been just over a week since the new Apple releases and already more than 10 million iPhone 5s’ have been purchased and there have been more than 200 million iOS 7 downloads. But what new features do the iPhone 5s and iOS 7 offer its users?
Do you know how to be irreplaceable? Is there such a thing? In truth, no one is indispensable. People come and people go. But that does not mean you cannot strive to be irreplaceable.
01 January 0001
It is no secret that in general, the Apple Mac and Windows worlds simply do not want to get along. Owners of either machine constantly argue about who has the better system, whether it is features or simply the hardware itself.
Moving forward – a look ahead to see what’s available the next generation of IT Professionals
See all related blogs