“Tuning Linux systems for performance is an essential task for
any system administrator, but it also is one of the least
documented. Without a hard-won understanding, performance tuning
often can seem like some kind of black magic or performance
“I’ve recently had the opportunity to read two books on the
topic: Optimizing Linux Performance, written by Phillip G.
Ezolt and part of the HP Professional Books imprint, and
Performance Tuning for Linux Servers, edited by Sandra K.
Johnson and published by IBM Press…”