Jerry Street works at IntelliMagic as a Senior Technical Consultant who enjoys taking the technical complexity out of the job of a z/OS performance analyst and make it understandable and more useful for others. After earning his degree in Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Jerry went on to assist many z/OS environments as a Performance Engineer before landing at IntelliMagic. In his role at IntelliMagic, Jerry gets to consult and work with customers daily to best optimize their environments for health and performance. Jerry loves to interact with customers and enjoys providing world-class consultancy for his clients using his many years of expertise.
Resources created by Jerry Street
Root Cause Analysis for z Systems Performance – Down the Rabbit Hole
Root cause analysis for z Systems can be a confusing and timely process. With the right approach, more time is spent resolving the problem than finding it.
Should I Turn WLM I/O Priority Management On or Off?
For most shops, several key elements and options of the WLM service policy still remain unchanged from decades ago. This blog addresses whether one option, “I/O Priority Management” should be.
Automating Analysis of z/OS Alerts
While alerts are beneficial, z/OS alerts should provide actionable recommendations to the problems they are alerting you to.
Do Not Settle for Bad z/OS Alerts
Alerts from z/OS are common and should be part of the solution, not part of the problem when monitoring and maintaining z/OS.
Is Your Car or Mainframe Better at Warning You?
Early warning can help avoid problems before they occur or impact production, and help fix a minor issue before it gets worse.
IntelliMagic Vision Web Reporter Usage Tips
Discover how to customize your personal dashboard, save, export, and share reports with your peers, quickly navigate the reporter, and use the compare dates tool to easily identify workload differences.
10 Essential Reporting Features Every z/OS Performance Analyst Should Have
There are a lot of key tools and reporting features mainframe performance analysts need for infrastructure management. These are the top 10.
Simplify Mainframe Performance Management
IntelliMagic Vision simplifies mainframe performance management and allows analysts to examine their entire z/OS environment in a glance and quickly prevent or resolve application service disruptions.
Performance Management for z/OS Systems
z/OS systems infrastructure performance is critical to ensuring availability for end-users, but too often performance analysts are using monitoring tools or methods that are reactive rather than proactive.
End to End z/OS Infrastructure Performance Management
A z/OS application will use most parts of the infrastructure; if something is going wrong, you need integrated visibility across the entire infrastructure.
Is Coupling Facility Using Too Much CPU?
IntelliMagic Vision leverages knowledge about the Coupling Facility to determine how the structures are performing and how the software can alert you to underlying problems that you might not even know exist.