Dee-Ann LeBlanc

When Times Get Tough, the Tough Get Tuning: Improve the Performance of Your Linux Systems

Date: This event took place live on October 21 2008

Presented by: Dee-Ann LeBlanc

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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When you experience reduced performance, your first inclination may be to groan and open your wallet. While new hardware often can offer the best bang for your buck, it's also possible that you don't need to invest that money just yet — or at least that you can improve the performance while you look for a good deal. In this seminar, you'll learn how to break down performance into four major areas, how to determine which area(s) are causing your problems, and some tips on how to improve in each.

About Dee-Ann LeBlanc

Dee-Ann LeBlanc is a course developer for Splunk, an IT search company. In a previous life she wrote fifteen computer books, over three-hundred articles, and both wrote and taught a number of courses, much of the content revolving around Linux and open source. She's also a firm believer at not just throwing money-in terms of extra hardware and bandwidth-at every performance issue until you know what's behind it. When she's not breaking down information into teachable pieces, Dee-Ann plays with her four dogs, spends time with her husband, or (shhh) takes a break to play some games.