Joe HydeJoe Hyde joined IntelliMagic as a senior consultant after 32 years in high-end disk performance. He has extensive mainframe experience with I/O intensive applications, channels and IBM storage, as well as working knowledge of EMC and HDS disk storage offerings. Joe also has deep knowledge of RMF and GTF in both data reduction and analysis, and is an expert in disk storage performance design (hardware, firmware, advanced function), holding more than 20 patents in this area. With many successful worldwide customer engagements in disk I/O problem-solving and optimization, he also has 12-plus years of experience with Unix and IBM i-based applications sensitive to disk I/O performance.