Oracle Solaris 11 Performance Management

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Oracle Solaris 11 Performance Management Essentials Course Overview:

The “Oracle Solaris 11 Performance Management” course is designed for IT professionals seeking to optimize Oracle Solaris 11 system performance. Covering topics such as system and network monitoring, capacity planning, performance tuning, kernel configuration, and diagnostic tools like DTrace, participants gain practical skills to enhance system efficiency. The course also introduces Oracle Enterprise Manager for effective system management, enabling students to proficiently monitor, optimize, and manage Oracle Solaris 11 systems.

Intended Audience:

  • Systems Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • IT Personnel responsible for system management and optimization
  • System Architects
  • Software Developers
  • Consultants seeking to enhance customer environments
  • Individuals interested in learning to tune and optimize Solaris 11 systems
  • Professionals looking to gain expertise in Solaris 11 performance management
  • Those interested in memory, storage, and network management, benchmarking and monitoring, and process and thread management in Solaris 11
  • Those aiming to understand tools for optimizing system performance in Solaris 11

Learning Objectives of Oracle Solaris 11 Performance Management:

1. Identify and explain Solaris 11 features and hardware components related to performance management.
2. Monitor system resources and troubleshoot performance issues.
3. Understand the purpose of service management and system resource configuration.
4. Create and implement resource control techniques.
5. Monitor and manage memory, disk, and CPU utilization.
6. Implement scheduling techniques for optimal performance.
7. Manage network port configuration for optimal performance.
8. Set up and monitor network connections, servers, and applications.
9. Understand and implement system tuning strategies.
10. Develop scripts and reports to facilitate efficient system performance.

 Module 1: Introducing Performance Management

  • Introduction to Performance Management
  • Performance Analysis Concepts
  • Monitoring tools in Oracle Solaris 11
  • Monitoring tools in Oracle Solaris 11

 Module 2: kstat Monitoring Tools

  • The kstat Monitoring Tools

 Module 3: procfs Monitoring Tools

  • Introduction to procfs-based tools

 Module 4: DTrace

  • Introduction to DTrace
  • DTrace Architecture
  • DTrace Toolkit
  • DTrace Virtualization Tool

 Module 5: Other Significant Tools

  • The swap Utility
  • The cpustat Utility
  • The mdb Utility
  • The Solaris Studio dbx Utility

 Module 6: Processes and Threads

  • Operating System Theory
  • Process Concepts
  • Threads and Locking
  • Process-Related Tunable Parameters
  • CPU Scheduling Classes
  • Managing Scheduling Classes

 Module 7: System Caches and Buses

  • Cache Concepts
  • CMT architecture
  • CMT architecture
  • Assessing System Buses

 Module 8: System Memory

  • System Memory Concepts
  • Virtual Memory 2
  • Monitoring Memory utilization

 Module 9: ZFS File System

  • The ZFS File System
  • Tuning the ZFS file system

 Module 10: Network Performance Management

  • Network Performance Concepts
  • Oracle Solaris 11 Networking
  • Configuring networks for best performance
  • Network Resource management
  • TCP
  • Network Monitoring

 Module 11: Resource Management

  • Resource Management
  • Projects and Tasks
  • Resource Controls
  • Resource Pools
  • Resource Capping

 Module 12: Oracle Solaris Virtualization Performance Management

  • Oracle Solaris Zones
  • Oracle Solaris Zones Resource Management
  • Network Virtualization
  • Oracle VM Server for SPARC

 Module 13: Applying the Performance Analysis Approach

  • Performance Testing and Benchmarks
  • Performance Testing Tools

Oracle Solaris 11 Performance Management Course Prerequisites:

No prerequisites are required for this Oracle Solaris 11 Performance Management Training course; attendees should possess a general understanding of computing concepts and computer architectures. If a student does not possess this basic understanding, it is highly recommended for them to take the Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration course.

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