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Commvault Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting

  • Length 3 days
  • Price  $3630 inc GST
  • Version 11
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Why study this course

This course is intended for experienced Commvault® administrators who are looking to enhance their skills on performance tuning and troubleshooting, by understanding the process flows and Logs, overview of the important tools used for troubleshooting.

This training course is run by Commvault, utilising a Commvault trainer.

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What you’ll learn

  • Commserver performance tuning

  • Media agent performance tuning

  • Process flows and logs analysis

  • Performance troubleshooting

  • Data ageing and pruning

  • Advanced networking

  • VSA internals

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Commvault at Lumify Work

Lumify Work has established a new partnership with Commvault to deliver more course choices to our customers. Learn the skills to design, implement and maintain your organisation’s data management solutions, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Proactively simplify and manage the complexity of your evolving and growing data environment.

Who is the course for?

This course is intended for experienced administrators and engineers working in larger CommCell® environments who are looking for the highest level of customer education.

Course subjects

Commserver Performance Tuning

  • Overview of MSSQL Databases used in CS

  • CS DB path best practices

  • Database Maintenance

  • MSSQL performance tuning

  • Tempdb files

  • SQL server Memory settings

  • Log and system monitoring with

  • Analytics Engine

Media Agent Performance Tuning

  • Stream management

  • SDT Pipeline

  • Advanced storage configs

  • Gridstore settings

  • Indexing internals

  • Dedupe Internals

  • Addressing issues with Backup Storage

Process Flows and Logs Analysis

  • Understanding Process Flow

  • Phases of Backups and Logs

  • Understanding Gxtail tool

  • Job Based Troubleshooting

  • Performance Troubleshooting

Performance Troubleshooting

  • Baseline performance testing

  • Tuning options for Subclient

  • Block size, Chunk size

  • Understanding Logs for Performance

Data Ageing and Pruning

  • Internals of Data Ageing Operation

  • Logical Vs Physical pruning

  • Dedupe Data Ageing Process flow

  • Archive file and Chunk Pruning

Advanced Networking

  • Tunnelling

  • Troubleshooting Tunnelling

  • Network Topology rules

  • Network Troubleshooting

VSA Internals

  • Process flow with VM backups

  • VSA Coordinator

  • Transport Modes Best practices

  • Dynamic priority with VM backup

  • Tuning stream allocation

  • Block level backup

  • Tuning options in Cloud


It is recommended to have hands-on experience with the product and preferably you should have completed and passed both the Commvault Certified Professional and the Commvault Certified Engineer certifications.


Lumify Work offers certification and training in Commvault technologies through our partnership with Commvault. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to Commvault for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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