[SunHELP] Performance measurements

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 13:06:18 CST 2006

On 12/6/06, John Kennedy <ennoil at yahoo.com> wrote:
> All,
> I haven't worked on Solaris in anger for about a year
> and have lost it...
> A customer of mine is potentially having system
> throughput problems and they want to measure things
> like:
> Disk response times
> Disk throughput (I/O on disk writes)
> Virtual memory
> Memory
> and other fun things like that.
> I know they can use sar, iostat, and vmstat, are there
> any tools I am leaving off?
> Thanks,
> John


Starting with Solaris 10 U2 (definitely in solaris nevada and U3, but
I think it was introduced in U2):

Then of course, there's dtrace. Well worth the time to learn.


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