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Introduction to Modern Db2 for z/OS Performance Monitoring

Getting visibility into key Db2 for z/OS areas is crucial to proactively prevent performance issues from occurring and quickly resolve issues that are already in effect.

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Best Practices for Managing your SAN Performance (Part 3: Planning)

Within infrastructure capacity management it is important that we consider growth to help us understand future costs for budgeting purposes.

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What Will Happen to Your MICS or MXG Legacy When You Retire?

z/OS infrastructure performance experts are retiring in growing numbers. When that golden day of retirement arrives for you, what will happen to that SAS and MXG or MICS reporting toolset that you spent decades developing?

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Best Practices for Managing your SAN Performance (Part 2: Reactive)

As a SAN administrator your job is to provide applications with access to fast and reliable SAN storage. Here are some best practices to ensure these goals are achieved.

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z/OS Performance Monitoring and more at SHARE Phoenix

A look back at SHARE Phoenix with links to all of the presentations and sessions we hosted.

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Best Practices for Managing your SAN Performance (Part 1: Proactive)

Over the years I have learned the hard way that spending a little bit of time proactively assessing the health of the SAN environment is worth a thousand hours of reactive problem management.

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Six Practical Use Cases for AIOps on z/OS

As the complexity of Information Technology has accelerated, one reaction has been to apply machine intelligence solutions (AIOps) to IT operations and performance management. Here are six use cases.

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z/OS Performance Availability and Cost Optimization Best Practices

Why is ensuring application availability and cost optimization on z/OS so difficult? The problem isn’t a lack of data. The challenge is in creating insights from RMF & SMF.

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Don’t Let RPO Knock Your SOX Off!

Proving that you maintain control of your recovery point objective (RPO) is key for SOX compliance if you use asynchronous replication to protect your data.

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