Performance Co-Pilot™ for IRIX® Advanced User's and Administrator's Guide

Document Number: 007-2614-006

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Performance Co-Pilot
Overview of Component Software

2. Installing and Configuring Performance Co-Pilot
Product Structure
License Constraints
Installing and Testing Performance Co-Pilot

3. Common Conventions and Arguments
PerfTools Icon Catalog
General PCP Tool Options
PCP Environment Variables
Running PCP Tools through a Firewall

4. Monitoring System Performance
The pmchart Tool
The pmgadgets Command
The pmdumptext Command

5. System Performance Visualization Tools
Overview of Visualization Tools
The dkvis Disk Visualization Tool
The mpvis Processor Visualization Tool
The nfsvis NFS Activity Visualization Tool
The mpivis MPI Function Activity Visualization Tool
The weblogvis Visualization Tool
The pmview Tool

6. Performance Metrics Inference Engine
Creating pmie Rules with pmrules

7. Archive Logging
Introduction to Archive Logging
Using Archive Logs with Performance Visualization Tools

8. Customizing and Extending PCP Services
PMDA Customization
PCP Tool Customization
PMDA Development
PCP Tool Development

A. Acronyms