IBM Application Performance Management Advanced 8.1.3 Fundamentals (TM672G)

IBM Application Performance Management Advanced 8.1.3 Fundamentals (TM672G)

Overview

This course covers the key features of IBM Application Performance Management and IBM Application Diagnostics, including resource monitoring, deep-dive diagnosis, and transaction diagnosis. Exercises will be carried out for a WebSphere Application Server. An optional unit for the Node.js agent is available as an appendix. All other domains will be covered using slides.

Objectives

  • Describe the IBM Application Performance Management Advanced architecture
  • Learn to use the monitoring features of the four supported IBM Application Diagnostics agents
  • Monitor resources, application code, both real and synthetic transactions, and users with the WebSphere agent

Course Outline

1. Monitoring with IBM Application Performance Management Advanced

  • Lesson 1 Overview and architecture
  • Lesson 2 Performance Management console
  • Exercise 1 Starting DB2
  • Exercise 2 Modifying the gdc_custom.properties file Exercise 3 Starting the Day Trader script
  • Exercise 4 Accessing the Performance Management console


2. Monitoring application resources

  • Lesson 1 Monitoring .NET resources
  • Lesson 2 Monitoring Node.js resources
  • Lesson 3 Monitoring Ruby resources
  • Lesson 4 Monitoring WebSphere resources
  • Exercise 1 Monitoring WebSphere resources
  • Exercise 2 Monitoring the heap

 

3. Code-level monitoring

  • Lesson 1 Code-level monitoring
  • Lesson 2 Additional features of the WebSphere agent
  • Exercise 1 Accessing code-level data for WebSphere
  • Exercise 2 Generating more traffic

 

4. Transaction tracking

  • Lesson 1 Components supporting transaction tracking
  • Lesson 2 How topologies work
  • Lesson 3 Using topologies
  • Exercise 1 Exploring aggregate topologies
  • Exercise 2 Exploring transaction instance topologies

 

5. Synthetic transaction and user monitoring

  • Lesson 1 Monitoring synthetic transactions
  • Lesson 2 Monitoring users
  • Exercise 1 Configuring a synthetic transaction
  • Exercise 2 Creating a synthetic application
  • Exercise 3 Viewing synthetic transactions
  • Familiarity with application server monitoring
  • Familiarity with the Performance Management Console
  • Familiarity with the Tivoli Enterprise Portal
  • Completion of IBM Monitoring 8.1.3 Implementation and Administration (TM673)
Course ID:
TM672G


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