The Linux Performance Monitoring Course teaches systems administrators practical methodologies for monitoring systems using standard system tools. The course breaks performance into 4 functional components: CPU, Memory, I/O, and Network. The instructor will cover 4 aspects of each component:
1) Component Architecture from a System Administrator Perspective (not developer)
2) How to interpret and correlate the output from standard system tools to identify issues
3) Any relevant tuning options available to the component
4) Case study – demonstrating how to use monitoring skills
Darren Hoch has been teaching and consulting on Linux in government, academic and corporate settings since 1999. He currently works for StrongMail Systems in Redwood City, CA as the Director of Professional Services. His primary role at StrongMail is to build products and service offerings based off the Linux platform. Prior to StrongMail, Darren worked for both Sun Microsystems and Accenture as a technical consultant and trainer. He wrote the course “Enterprise Intrusion Analysis” for Sun and a portion of the “Sun Certified Security Administrator Exam”. While contributing multiple whitepapers to the open source movement, he speaks frequently at UNIX groups and conferences. Darren lives in Tulsa, OK with his wife Aleta and their two boys Paul and Scott.
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