A concise reference for IT professionals, this book goes beyond the rules and contains the best practices and strategies for solid tuning methodology. Tips based on years of experience from an AIX tuning master show specific steps for monitoring and tuning CPU, virtual memory, disk I/O, and network components. Also offering techniques for tuning Oracle and Linux structures that run on an IBM power system—as well as for the new AIX 6.1—this manual discusses what tools are available, how to best use them to collect historical data, and when to analyze trends and results. The only comprehensive, up-to-date guide on AIX tuning, this is a must-have for administrators, systems engineers and architects, and other capacity planners.
Author: Ken Milberg