Press Release Summary:
AIXÂ® Performance Toolbox (PTX) v3.1 aids users in viewing/analyzing system performance in local/distributed environments. Jtopas application creates simplified snapshot views of overall activity for near real-time and playback analysis, while system-level and aggregated performance metrics assist administrators with monitoring IBM eserver pSeries(TM) systems with dynamic logical partitioning configuration. Software supports continuous recording of top resource consumption.
Original Press Release:
IBM AIX Performance Toolbox and Performance Aide V3.1 Analyze System Performance
AIX® Performance Toolbox (PTX) V3.1 is a comprehensive tool set that helps you view and analyze system performance in local and distributed environments.
o The new Jtopas application creates simplified snapshot views of overall activity for near real-time and playback analysis.
o Snapshot views display sorted listings of disk, processor, network, process, and other resource consumption.
o Additional system-level and aggregated performance metrics assist administrators with monitoring IBM eserver pSeries(TM) systems with dynamic logical partitioning configuration.
Performance Aide V3.1 supports the following:
o Continuous recording of top resource consumption and global performance data
o Automated configuration requiring no user setup
o Common agent on both AIX V5.1 and 5.2
AIX 5L for POWER V5.1 with the 5100-01 Recommended Maintenance package (included on the September 2001, or later, AIX Update CD), or later
Planned Availability Date
May 23, 2003
At a Glance
AIX Performance Toolbox (PTX) and AIX Performance Aide V3.1 deliver the following features and benefits:
o Full support for AIX V5.1 and 5.2
o New Jtopas analysis interface for viewing top resource consumers
o New reporting capabilities that support hourly and daily usage
o Enhanced agent support for top resource analysis
o Support for aggregated adapter metrics
o Support for new system metrics
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL Reference RE001