Is Some Automation Unnecessary Noise or Just Lower Priority Work?
Computers are great at doing what we tell them. They don’t get tired, bored, or complain about the endless work we have them doing. But sometimes automation is running in not so obvious places. Learn some practical guidance for managing those workloads.
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash and PowerMax Architecture, Performance Analysis and Best Practices
This whitepaper provides an overview of Dell EMC’s current offerings in the VMAX family, the VMAX All Flash and PowerMax, along with a high-level architectural overview of both storage arrays.
Job-level CPU Saving Opportunities in an Enterprise Consumption Environment
Analysts involved in leading CPU reduction efforts will have to focus limited staff resources on the top potential savings opportunities. This article focuses on job-level CPU reduction opportunities.
Is this z/OS workload change normal? Utilizing z/OS Anomaly Detection
z/OS Anomaly Detection allows analysts to automatically detect workload and application changes, saving them countless hours of manual labor and intensive scrutiny while trying to determine the significance of changes
zAcademy: How to Make the Best of IBM’s TS7700 Virtual Tape Solution
Watch this webinar if you’ve ever experienced frustrating performance issues or just want to ensure your TS7700 environment is optimized per best practices.
Intelligent Performance Analytics for Infinidat InfiniBox
Performance bottlenecks on your Infinidat storage arrays can impact your applications ability to service requests in a timely fashion. It’s important to have the right visibility into your storage systems to proactively identify and resolve bottlenecks.
How to use Processor Cache Optimization to Reduce z Systems Costs
Optimizing processor cache can significantly reduce CPU consumption, and thus z Systems software costs, for your workload on modern z Systems processors.
Avoid Islands In Your Data Lakes
Executives have been asking for a holistic view of the enterprise applications and infrastructure for years. The result has been a slew of overly complex, hard to maintain, expensive, and siloed IT management solutions.
What’s New? zEDC and the Nest Accelerator Unit (NXU)
Advancements similar to the NXU are likely to become more commonplace since raw processor speeds have plateaued. Specialized processing drives new metrics to manage an already complex system. What’s affected? How will you keep up?