Maximize the performance and value of any HP-UX 11i system
HP-UX 11i Tuning and Performance takes the guesswork out of maximizing HP-UX 11i performance—so you can quickly maximize the value of any HP-UX system in any environment. Leading HP experts introduce a comprehensive, systematic performance management methodology that addresses every stage in the lifecycle of an HP-UX system.
You’ll find specific metrics, symptoms and solutions for every key element of an HP-UX 11i system, including hardware, the OS platform, and application development. From start to finish, the emphasis is on practical results—and on understanding the real-world cost/benefit tradeoffs that are central to every tuning project. Coverage includes:
A comprehensive optimization methodology, direct from HP’s performance labs
New optimization opportunities and techniques made possible by HP-UX 11i
All-new chapters on network performance and Java performance
Rules of thumb for more cost-effective performance management
Instrumenting HP-UX 11i systems to accurately reflect reality
Choosing the right performance metrics, and using them correctly
Key performance tradeoffs in both uniprocessor and SMP environments
Practical techniques for resolving CPU, memory, and disk bottlenecks
How to make the most of HP-UX specific and generic UNIX performance tools
Performance enhancements available through compiler optimization and application profiling
Extensive examples from actual HP performance consulting assignments
Whether you’re an HP-UX 11i sysadmin, netadmin, developer, capacity planner, or performance specialist, this is your complete guide to getting all the performance you paid for!