AIX performance documentation
Here is a starter pack that you started in understanding AIX performance.
Sorry but there is no short cuts to learning performance skills.
|Microsoft Word||POWER7 Virtualization Best Practice Guide||Recommended best practices to attain best LPAR performance|
|PDF document||IBM Power Systems Performance Report||All the official performance numbers and industry benchmarks for current and older hardware.|
|Web Article||AIX 5 performance series: CPU monitoring and tuning||CPU bottlenecks and improving performance|
|Redbook||Understanding IBM pSeries Performance and Sizing||First port of call for learning AIX Performance|
|Redbook||Advanced POWER Virtualization on IBM eServer p5 Servers: Architecture and Performance Considerations||IBM p5 Performance Considerations on POWER5 Architecture, Micro-Partitioning, Virtual SCSI, Virtual Ethernet and PLM Implementation|
|Redbook||Database Performance on AIX in the DB2 UDB and Oracle Environments||Excellent for tuning databases on top of AIX|
|Redbook||AIX 5L Performance Tools Handbook||Look here before reading the manuals|
|AIX Online Manual||The AIX Performance Management Guide||Very good base information. Good luck finding it in InfoCenter, but it is there somewhere Here is an early version of the Guide (for AIX V5.1.)|
|Web Article||Setting up AIX Workload Manager in 30 minutes||Excellent starter pack for WLM|
|Web Article||Methods for Detecting Memory Leaks in AIX Systems||Provides tools and techniques that can be used to isolate a memory leak in AIX process/application.|
|Web Article||VMM Tuning Tip: Protecting Computational Memory||This document provides guidance to tune the VMM to protect computational memory. How to tune maxclient%, maxperm%, lru_file_repage, strict_maxperm and strict_maxclient.|
|Web Article||Understanding DIO & CIO||This document provides information on DIO and CIO, and provides tools to assistance in detecting problems with CIO and DIO.|
|Web Article||Understanding Processor Utilization on POWER Systems - AIX||Article explains how the processor utilization is calculated and need to be interpreted on POWER 5, 6 and 7 architectures|
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