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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.

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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?

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Anatomy of I/O Latency on a Fibre Channel Fabric

Learn how to understand some of the key components of I/O response times and how they manifest themselves across some of the storage platforms.

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Understanding Pure Storage FlashArray Key Metrics

Performance bottlenecks on your storage array 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.

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Improving IT and Business Organization Alignment through Dynamic Collaboration

Silos have the benefit of grouping logical functional areas within the larger organization in order to provide deep and comprehensive support. Learn 4 ways to move your teams from unilateral to collaborative communication.

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A Better Mainframe Gearbox for your DevOps Environment

DevOps is here, and it will continue to evolve. Learn how to optimize your DevOps environment and how to integrate your teams into the DevOps oriented environment.

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New Year Health Check for Your IT Systems

A suitable ongoing ‘health check’ for Coupling Facility activity provides a proactive stance and positioning to address the cost and complexity of your major mainframe applications.

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z/OS Performance Monitoring Best Practices for 2021

These best practices for z/OS performance monitoring will take your mainframe management from reactive and costly to proactive and efficient in no time.

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Mainframe encryption causes higher demand in TCP/IP address space

Many shops are using IBM’s pervasive encryption to protect their mainframe's integrity, but how do we get in front of the mainframe impacts or know which encryption methods might meet security requirements at lower cost?

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