Potential Infrastructure CPU Reduction Opportunities in an Enterprise Consumption Environment
From a performance perspective, IBM's Tailored Fit Pricing opens up an array of options for reducing MSU consumption. This article summarizes tuning actions that you can take at the infrastructure level to realize CPU reductions.
zAcademy: z/OS Infrastructure Operations - 2020’s Biggest Challenges and Trends for 2021
Learn best practices for an optimal environment, ranging from CPU Consumption and new pricing models to performance issues in Db2, CICS, and systems components.
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.
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.
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.
zAcademy: How long is the line, and why? Practical Applications of Queueing Theory for The Rest of Us
Look at the applications that are impacted as utilization increases, and whether you need more hardware or can optimize with tuning.
zAcademy: Transparency in z/OS Infrastructure Performance Analysis
Discover how to easily break down the silos one application at a time to achieve greater transparency and collaboration.
Reporting on Tailored Fit Pricing Enterprise Consumption
Discover ways to track your MSU consumption, and how to identify and investigate situations where your actual consumption is out of line with the expected consumption.
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?