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Learning from SMF: Db2 Buffer Pools

Dive into the SMF type 100 records to see what insights they offer into Db2 buffer pools. This whitepaper contains valuable information for relative newbies and experienced hands alike.

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z/OS Health Insights, Ratings, and Thresholds with IntelliMagic Vision

Discover how to use z/OS Health Insights, how the rating mechanism works and how it can be customized in IntelliMagic Vision.

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Db2 Statistics - They're Not Just for Buffer Pools

Discover key insights Db2 statistics data can provide for performance management other than tuning Buffer Pools.

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Evaluator Group Technical Insight on Availability Assurance for Complex, Multivendor Storage Environments

Evaluator Group's Sr. Analyst John Webster discusses IntelliMagic Vision's Software as a Service and the importance of Availability Assurance in storage environments.

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Overcoming Capacity Management Challenges for Accurate Burn Rates and Forecasting

Discover how to overcome capacity management challenges for more accurate capacity forecasting and burn rates.

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IDC Technology Spotlight on Optimizing Mainframe Availability and Cost

This IDC Technology Spotlight, written by Research Vice President of IDC Tim Grieser, discusses how intelligent analysis of z/OS operations data optimizes mainframe availability and cost.

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zEDC Metrics Changes on z15

Learn how moving the compression function from PCIE-attached zEDC cards to the zEDC Accelerator has resulted in changes (reductions) in the metrics that are available.

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How to Achieve Higher Availability and Lower Performance Costs with Asynchronous Db2 Lock Structure Duplexing

In this Cheryl Watson Tuning Letter Reprint, Todd Havekost and Frank Kyne detail the unexpected performance benefits gained after one site implemented Asynchronous duplexing.

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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.

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