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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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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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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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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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Avoiding High Asynchronous Replication Response Times on z/OS Disk

What to do when you have ongoing exceptions for high asynchronous replication response times on one of your primary disk subsystems.

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Managing the Gap in IT Spending and Revenue Growth in your Capacity Planning Efforts

Capacity planning is important, but don’t let the importance of future capacity needs for the budget drive you to overlook opportunities to building a bridge toward better performance and longer term efficiencies.

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Throwing out the Rolling Four-Hour Average with Tailored Fit Pricing, Enterprise Consumption

The Rolling 4-Hour Average (R4HA) is a measurement of your average speed, over four hours; Tailored Fit Pricing measures precisely how far you drove.

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Observability, Availability, Scalability and White Box Analytics

In this blog, we describe what observability means, how it relates to availability, how it impacts scalability and how IntelliMagic Vision fits into the observability landscape.

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