How to Get the Most Out of Performance Navigator

Performance Navigator is the software of choice for performance analysis and capacity planning in thousands of data centers around the world. Its robust suite of analysis scripts and reports—known as Power Analytics—helps you ensure that critical performance metrics (including CPU, disk, and memory) are safely within best practice guidelines. Here is what you will learn in class:

•Performance Navigator Basics
• Screen Interface
•Understand the product architecture
• Understand the PN/400 host code
• Problem Determination Basics
• Simple Drilldown Capability
• Analyze Interval(s) Scripts
• Managing the Memory Component
• Discuss performance Adjuster Best Practices
• Performance Management
• Understand the concept of performance metric trending
• Discuss performance best practice guidelines
• Discuss Performance Adjuster Best Practices
• Performance Management
• Understand the concept of performance metric trending
• Learn all the available management reporting options
• Report Sets
• Predefined Reports
• Customized Management Reporting (CMR)
• Create Output Package (COP)
• Enterprise Reporting
• Enterprise Reporting Dashboard (ERD)
• Comprehensive Job Analysis
• Simple metrics
• Wait bucket analysis
• Teach you a new concept that is mission critical for EVERY IT shop
• Understanding The Impact of Change
• Introduce Before vs. After
• Day vs. Day Comparisons
• Month vs. Month Comparisons
• Multiple Period Comparisons
• What’s Different Analysis
• Top Job / User / Acct Code Comparisons
• Comprehensive Disk / IFS Analysis
• Why is Disk Growing Right Now?!?
• Why is Disk Growing Historically?
• EXPO (EXecutive Performance Overview)
• Understand the EXPO Architecture
• How to set up automation
• Analyze What Problem Jobs Are Waiting On?
• Advanced Topics
• Creating Groups
• Capacity Planning Basics
• Introduce MPG’s What If Capability See add on bonus functionality examples below

New functionality examples are shown below:

 

Understand the impact of changes with Before vs After Heat Map Analysis

Each cell is a drill-down hyperlink – to see historical data with trends

Understand the system health with core metric analysis 

Each cell is a drill-down hyperlink – to see historical data with trends

Report output is now analyzed into simple to understand performance categories:

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