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LPIC-2 Exam 201-405 Topics and Objectives

How to Monitor Disk Input/Output on Linux

In most cases whenever your Linux Server experience a performance slow down, the first thing you would want to check is the CPU or Memory usage using top, htop or any othet command. However all my seem well except the I/O Wait (wa, %iowait), a form of CPU idle time when nothing could be scheduled since the CPU has...

How to Measure Memory Usage in Linux

Linux provides a handful tools for measuring and checking memory usage. In this tutorial, we are going to learn a quite a number of these tools so that we can be able to troubleshoot any memory related issues. free free command is one of the most popular commands for checking free and used physical memory as well as swap space on...

How to Measure CPU Usage in Linux

CPU is critical to every other system operations. If a process consumes too much of CPU such that it becomes unavailable to other process, it causes performance bottleneck. Therefore, in order to troubleshoot any CPU related problems, you can use any of the following tools. iostat The iostat command is used to report the CPU statistics as well as input/output statistics...

Topic 200: Capacity Planning

Capacity Planning is the first topic of the LPIC-2 exam 201-405 It covers the following objectives as described in LPIC-2 Exam 201-405 Objectives. Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage Predict Future Resource Needs In order to meet the first objectives, the following utilities are covered. iostat The iostat command is used to report the CPU as well as input/output statistics for devices and...

LPIC-2 Exam 201-405 Objectives

Topic 200: Capacity Planning 200.1 Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage Weight: 6 Description: Candidates should be able to measure hardware resource and network bandwidth, identify and troubleshoot resource problems. Key Knowledge Areas: Measure CPU usage Measure memory usage Measure disk I/O Measure network I/O Measure firewalling and routing throughput Map client bandwidth usage Match / correlate system symptoms with likely problems Estimate throughput and identify...