AIX System Administration V: Work Load Manager

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Prerequisites:

Student must have at least one year of commercial AIX system administration experience.

Course Description:

Detailed practical instruction on AIX Work Load Manager gives experienced commercial sysadmins a thorough workout in applying WLM to production workloads.

Course Objectives

- Describe the need for Work Load Management
- Define Workload Manager (WLM) terms, and concepts
- Describe in detail the overall functionary of Workload Manager
- Build WLM Superclasses and Subclasses and assign processes to the classes for CPU, Memory and Disk I/O control
- Assign classes to tier levels for hierarchical control of resource allocation
- Build class assignment rules for CPU, Memory and Disk I/O…

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Prerequisites:

Student must have at least one year of commercial AIX system administration experience.

Course Description:

Detailed practical instruction on AIX Work Load Manager gives experienced commercial sysadmins a thorough workout in applying WLM to production workloads.

Course Objectives

- Describe the need for Work Load Management
- Define Workload Manager (WLM) terms, and concepts
- Describe in detail the overall functionary of Workload Manager
- Build WLM Superclasses and Subclasses and assign processes to the classes for CPU, Memory and Disk I/O control
- Assign classes to tier levels for hierarchical control of resource allocation
- Build class assignment rules for CPU, Memory and Disk I/O control
- Decide what resource shares are required and assign resource shares
- Apply resource limits to classes
- Analyze WLM managed resources
- Demonstrate the use of WLM performance monitoring tools
- Evaluate WLM practical experiences
- Manipulate WLM using manual assignments
- Examine the WLM Application Programming Interface (API)

Who Should Attend

System Administrators who are responsible for performance management of AIX systems.

This course includes the following modules:

Course Content

  • An introduction to Work Load Management
  • Workload Manager (WLM) Functionality
  • WLM Overview
  • WLM Classes, Rules, and Shares
  • WLM Limits
  • WLM Graphical Performance Monitoring Tools
  • WLM Manual Assignments
  • WLM Application Programming Interface

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