Linux Performance Tuning

4 Day Course
Hands On
Official The Linux Foundation Curriculum
Code LFS426

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


Keeping your Linux systems running optimally is a mission-critical function for most Linux IT professionals. This course is designed to give you all the tools and techniques you need to keep your Linux systems running at optimal levels. These techniques and tools have been developed and tested in the most demanding high-performance computing environments.

In this course, you’ll learn:

    • Industry configuration best practices
    • The best tried-and-true optimization performance tuning tools and techniques
    • How to manually optimize the kernel’s behavior
    • Tracing, profiling and instrumentation techniques across a wide range of conditions
    • And more.

This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro.


Course Topics (20 topics)

  • Introduction
  • Performance Optimization Principles
  • Benchmarking
  • Tuning Interfaces
  • Monitoring Interfaces
  • Profiling Techniques and Tools
  • Tracing Tools
  • CPU Subsystem
  • Power Management
  • Process Scheduling
  • Memory Subsystem
  • NUMA Optimizations
  • I/O Subsystem
  • Local Filesystems
  • Network Filesystems
  • Storage and IO
  • Analyzing the I/O Subsystem
  • Network Subsystem Optimization
  • Virtualization
  • Conclusion


This course is primarily intended for system administrators and technology architects who need to select and tune their environment to maximize speed and efficiency. Students should be experienced Linux users. Familiarity with local system administration concepts covered in LFS301 Linux System Administration is required.

Additional Learning

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