Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning with Exam


Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning teaches senior Linux system administrators about performance tuning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.


This course discusses system architecture with an emphasis on:

  • understanding the implications on system performance
  • methods for testing the effects of performance adjustments
  • open source bench-marking utilities
  • methods for analyzing system and networking performance
  • tuning configurations for specific application loads.

This course can also help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning exam (EX442). This version of the course includes the exam.


  • tuning for use-case scenarios (for example, HPC, large memory, database, and file server)
  • applying tuning profiles with tuned
  • tuning virtual machines (primarily guest, but host is discussed)
  • tuning memory and caches
  • tuning CPU and memory utilisation using cgroups (integrated in systemd)
  • gathering performance metrics and other data for tuning purposes.


  • Senior Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resource utilisation through performance tuning.


  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience.

On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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