- Concepts and Facilities for HP NonStop Systems (U4147S) and
- NonStop NB-series Server Administration I (HG776S) and NonStop NB-series Server Administration II (HG777S) or
- Equivalent system administration courses or experience
- System managers, technical support, and performance analysis personnel
- Systems and application designers and developers
Delegates will learn how to
At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:
- Apply the basic tuning principle for NonStop
- Analyze Measure's key entities and use Reload Analyzer
- Apply several basic queuing theory formulas
- Analyze disk cache-hit ratios and fragmentation
- Calculate a volume's true write cache-hit ratio
- Analyze process priorities and process memory consumption
- Identify processes with long $RECEIVE queues
- Evaluate TCP process and server class parameters for best performance
- Use Measure, SQLCI, and MXCI to analyze NonStop SQL/MP and NonStop SQL/MX performance
- Identify positive and negative factors in application performance
Module 1 - Performance Analysis Introduction
- Steps in tuning a NonStop system and basic tuning principle
- Two aspects of response times
- Service Level Agreement (SLA) options
- Understanding your system(s)
- Measure subsystem and its entities
Module 2 - CPU Subsystem
- Measure's CPU entity
- Processor queueing and its relationship to queueing theory
- Processor's memory subsystem
- Physical and logical disk loss and CISC and EPIC processes
- Measure's processor data in a matrix
- NSMA architecture shown in Measure
Module 3 - Queueing Theory
- Queueing theory notation and basic queueing theory formulas
- Slow and fast device queueing
Module 4 - Disk Subsystem
- Integrity NonStop NS-series disk architecture
- NB-series systems storage CLIMs
- DISC and SERVERNET entities and Measure's disk data in a matrix
- Disk cache-hit ratios and buffering non-audited files
- Disk settings with SCF and disk fragmentation
Module 5 - Disk Files
- Key-sequenced file structure and buffered/unbuffered files
- Calculating a volume's true write cache-hit ratio
- Locating heavily-written and unbuffered files
- File partitioning, file fragmentation, and Reload Analyzer
Module 6 - Processes
- TACL RUN command options and analyzing process priorities
- Mixed Workload Enhancement (MWE)
- Key Measure PROCESS counters
- Analyzing process memory consumption
- Processes with long $RECEIVE queues and process acceleration
- Measure's PROCESS data in a matrix
Module 7 - Pathway Tuning
- TCP process parameters for best performance
- Server class parameters for best performance
- Pathway statistics and establishing links to server processes
- Application Cluster Services (ACS) features
Module 8 - HP SIM and Other Performance Tools
- HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) performance essentials
- ViewSys, Web ViewPoint, Peek, and Enform
- Guardian Performance Analyzer (GPA)
- Tandem Performance Data Collector (TPDC)
- Tandem Performance Management (TPM)
- Availability Stats and Performance (ASAP)
- Automatic Process Balancer (APB)
- Disk Prospector (Diskpro) and Real-time Process Monitor (RPM)
- Tandem Capacity Model (TCM)
Module 9 - Application Tuning
- Application performance - positive and negative factors
- Meascom output for DISCOPEN and FILE entities
- Meascom output for PROCESSH and USERDEF entities
- Meascom output for TMF entity
- Remote Database Facility (RDF) performance issues
Onsite Delivery Equipment Requirements
- NonStop server with four processors and six disk volumes G06.28,
- H06.15, J06.04 or later with Measure, TPDC, and RPM installed
- Private class requests:
- Might require up to two days set-up time on a customer system prior to the class
- Access to a super.group logon for the instructor
Benefits to you
- Learn how to regularly monitor your NonStop systems and quickly recognize problems so users experience smooth IT operations
- Effectively utilize the range of available performance tools
- Learn practical performance tuning procedures reinforced through extensive hands-on lab sessions
- Optimize your NonStop systems by identifying and removing performance bottlenecks
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