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Performance Co-Pilot for IA-64 Linux User's and Administrator's Guide
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Performance Co-Pilot™ for IA-64 Linux User's and Administrator's Guide

Document Number: 007 -4580-001

Front Matter

| List of Figures | List of Examples | List of Tables | List of Procedures |


Table of Contents

About This Guide
1. What This Guide Contains
2. Audience for This Guide
3. Related Resources
4. Obtaining Publications
5. Conventions
6. Reader Comments

1. Introduction to Performance Co-Pilot
1.1. Objectives
1.2. Overview of Component Software
1.3. Conceptual Foundations

2. Installing and Configuring Performance Co-Pilot
2.1. Product Structure
2.2. Performance Metrics Collection Daemon (PMCD)
2.3. Managing Optional PMDAs
2.4. Troubleshooting

3. Common Conventions and Arguments
3.1. Alternate Metrics Source Options
3.2. General PCP Tool Options
3.3. Time Duration and Control
3.4. PCP Environment Variables
3.5. Running PCP Tools through a Firewall
3.6. Transient Problems with Performance Metric Values

4. Monitoring System Performance
4.1. The pmkstat Command
4.2. The pmdumptext Command
4.3. The pmval Command
4.4. The pminfo Command
4.5. The pmstore Command

5. Performance Metrics Inference Engine
5.1. Introduction to pmie
5.2. Basic pmie Usage
5.3. Specification Language for pmie
5.4. pmie Examples
5.5. Developing and Debugging pmie Rules
5.6. Caveats and Notes on pmie
5.7. Creating pmie Rules with pmieconf
5.8. Management of pmie Processes

6. Archive Logging
6.1. Introduction to Archive Logging
6.2. Using Archive Logs with Performance Tools
6.3. Cookbook for Archive Logging
6.4. Other Archive Logging Features and Services
6.5. Archive Logging Troubleshooting

7. Performance Co-Pilot Deployment Strategies
7.1. Basic Deployment
7.2. PCP Collector Deployment
7.3. PCP Archive Logger Deployment
7.4. PCP Inference Engine Deployment

8. Customizing and Extending PCP Services
8.1. PMDA Customization
8.2. PCP Tool Customization
8.3. PMNS Management
8.4. PMDA Development
8.5. PCP Tool Development

A. Acronyms

Index

Performance Co-Pilot for IA-64 Linux User's and Administrator's Guide
(document number: 007-4580-001 / published: 2003-02-13)    table of contents  |  additional info  |  download

    Front Matter
    About This Guide
    Chapter 1. Introduction to Performance Co-Pilot
    Chapter 2. Installing and Configuring Performance Co-Pilot
    Chapter 3. Common Conventions and Arguments
    Chapter 4. Monitoring System Performance
    Chapter 5. Performance Metrics Inference Engine
    Chapter 6. Archive Logging
    Chapter 7. Performance Co-Pilot Deployment Strategies
    Chapter 8. Customizing and Extending PCP Services
    Appendix A. Acronyms
    Index


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