"There are plenty of general server admin articles
available on the internet. Unfortunately, few of them delve into
the subject of performance administration, especially from an
introductory Linux perspective.
"Yet, it is exactly this kind of information that new Linux
administrators require to ensure they are effective at their
"With this latest article, I provide a quick and easy first
guide for those getting started with Linux performance
administration. I personally use these commands and tools in my own
context and continue to find them of value when dealing with
enterprise Linux performance."