3.4.3. Related Books

The following books discuss various issues related to resource monitoring, and are good resources for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators:
  • The System Administrators Guide; Red Hat, Inc -- Includes a chapter on many of the resource monitoring tools described here.
  • Linux Performance Tuning and Capacity Planning by Jason R. Fink and Matthew D. Sherer; Sams -- Provides more in-depth overviews of the resource monitoring tools presented here, and includes others that might be appropriate for more specific resource monitoring needs.
  • Linux Administration Handbook by Evi Nemeth, Garth Snyder, and Trent R. Hein; Prentice Hall -- Provides a short chapter similar in scope to this book, but includes an interesting section on diagnosing a system that has suddenly slowed down.
  • Linux System Administration: A User's Guide by Marcel Gagne; Addison Wesley Professional -- Contains a small chapter on performance monitoring and tuning.