Jim joined IntelliMagic in 2015 as a Storage Consultant after spending 20 years at IBM as a Storage Specialist. Jim’s expertise include enterprise storage performance and copy services. He has published many IBM Redbooks and received his Mechanical Engineering degree from North Carolina State University.
Resources created by Jim Sedgwick
How Much Flash Do I Need Part 2: Proving the Configuration
Modeling how current and future workloads will handle your storage configuration is especially useful before making a costly Flash purchase.
How Much Flash Do I Need? Part 1
Flash has many benefits, but it's still costly. This blog demonstrates how it is possible to determine how much Flash is important to add, and how much would be a wasted spend.
Noisy Neighbors: Discovering Trouble-makers in a VMware Environment
Just a few bad LUNs in an SVC all flash storage pool have a profound effect on the I/O experience of the entire IBM Spectrum Virtualize (SVC) environment.