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Firebrand’s training for Red Hat’s Enterprise Performance Tuning course



Only 3 Days



Classroom / Online / Hybrid

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7.2.2022 (Monday)


On this accelerated Firebrand’s training for Red Hat’s Enterprise Performance Tuning course, you’ll gain knowledge surrounding the methodology of performance tuning, you’ll also be able to obtain, analyse and interpret system performance metrics.

In just 3 days, you’ll be able to use the performance metrics learned to increase cost-effectiveness, maximise application performance and make better business decisions. You’ll also be able to:

  • Apply tuning profiles with the tuned tool
  • Tune in virtual environments (hosts and guests)
  • Trace and profile system events and activities


At the end of this course, you’ll be ready to sit the Red Hat’s Certified Specialist in Linux Performance Tuning exam (EX442) and get your certification.


Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review methodology means you’ll train at twice the speed of traditional training covered by a Certification Guarantee.


This course is ideal for Senior Linux system administrators responsible for maximising resource utilisation through performance tuning.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 111821 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


  • Module 1: Introduce performance tuning
  • Module 2: Select performance monitoring tools
  • Module 3: View hardware resources
  • Module 4: Configure kernel tunables and tuned profiles
  • Module 5: Manage resource limits with control groups
  • Module 6: Analyse performance using system tracing tools
  • Module 7: Tune CPU utilisation
  • Module 8: Tune memory utilisation
  • Module 9: Tune storage device I/O
  • Module 10: Tune file system utilisation
  • Module 11: Tune network utilisation
  • Module 12: Tune in virtualisation environments
  • Module 13: Perform comprehensive review

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll be ready to sit the following Red Hat exam:

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Linux Performance Tuning exam (EX442)

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Exam code: EX442
  • Domains:
  1. Use utilities to analyse system behaviour
  2. Monitor and alter kernel behaviour
  3. Analyse system and application performance
  4. Tune running systems
  5. Tune memory utilisation
  6. Configure disk and file subsystems
  7. Tune network performance

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


Before attending this Accelerated course you should have one of the following:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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