AIX Tip of the Week

AIX Tip of the Week: AIX Performance Diagnostic Tool

Audience: AIX Administrators

Date: June 4, 1999

AIX's Performance Diagnostic Tool (PDT) assesses the current state of a system and tracks changes in workload and performance. It attempts to anticipate problems and suggest solutions before they become critical. PDT monitors the following areas:

PDT is part of the base AIX 4 operating system (bos.perf.diag_tool). Refer to the AIX documentation for PDT setup and usage information.