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Don’t Overlook Supply Chain Disruptions in Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Learn how to mitigate the risk posed by supply chain disruptions by taking a closer look at your disaster recovery plan.

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Avoid Inefficiencies with Store Into Instruction Stream (SIIS) Assessments

Programs that store data into the instruction stream introduce major inefficiencies into CPU performance. Updating SIIS programs can result in significant reduction of CPU utilization.

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Troubleshooting Oversubscribed SAN Fabric Inter-Switch Links (ISL’s)

If not resolved quickly, SAN Fabric bottlenecks (starting with the Inter-Switch Links) often result in buffer credit shortages which can lead to performance delays.

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Reduce Latency and Lower Demand as You Create the Capacity Plan

Mainframe capacity planning is an important budgetary input. If you ensure your performance is in order or have mentioned some efficiency recommendations, you will help keep your organization lean and productive.

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How to Prevent an “Epic” EHR / EMR System Outage

Application slowdowns in Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems or EMR Systems can have serious consequences. Learn how to ensure there are no “epic” EHR storage related outages on your watch.

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Mainframe Security’s Latest Tool for Ensuring Encryption Standards are Met

zERT data can enable the mainframe security team to both evaluate ongoing adherence to security policies and programmatically provide data for required reporting to auditors and compliance officers.

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Check your Fibre Cable!

In this blog we discuss the meaning of some common Fibre channel errors, the implications in terms of availability and the actions that one should take to resolve the issues.

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zIIPing Along

Despite the benefits - zIIP processors are typically less expensive to purchase and also run at full speed on sub-capacity CPU models - zIIP processor usage may not always be what one hopes for.

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z/OS Performance Monitoring Best Practices for 2020

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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