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Easy Dashboard and Report Sharing

Sharing data is important, but sharing analyzed data is vital and much more meaningful. Watch this video to see how you can quickly and easily share any of your important reports and analyzed data with others on your team.

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Deriving Insights from SMF 115 MQ Statistics Data

SMF 115 MQ Statistics records report metrics at the MQ queue manager level. These records are lightweight and have negligible CPU cost, so sites typically generate MQ Statistics records on an ongoing basis.

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MQ Statistics - Learning From SMF

This article is designed to introduce you to the types of insights that are available through SMF data with a focus on the SMF 115 MQ Statistics data. After reading, you will have a better understanding of how MQ functions.

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Understanding Physical Sequential Datasets

Oftentimes it is sufficient to analyze I/O performance without needing to understand the datasets. The SMF 42 subtype 42 records are useful to obtain a deeper understanding of the datasets and the applications that are using the storage.

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Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT) Filtering Capabilities & Benefits

The goal of analyzing Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT) usage is to ultimately manage and reduce your MSU usage, and thus MLC costs.

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Avoid MLC Charges on Unintended Usage Data Using SMF 89 Records

The SMF 89 record type stores the CPU of each registered Sub-Capacity product over time. This is useful for avoiding MLC charges on unintended usage and much more.

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Getting to Know Your WebSphere for z/OS Workload

There are many areas of WebSphere that can leave even a seasoned z/OS performance specialist scratching their head. The SMF 120-9 records give us a great way to measure and understand our WebSphere workloads like never before.

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IntelliMagic zAcademy: An Online Educational Series for z/OS Professionals

Conferences are canceled, so we're bringing the conference to you! IntelliMagic zAcademy brings the education of your favorite z/OS conference to your new home office. Every week, a new online educational session.

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Monitoring TCP/IP Performance for z/OS with SMF 119 Metrics

Gain visibility into the mainframe TCP/IP communications infrastructure performance with SMF 119 metrics. Numerous activity and utilization metrics are reported.

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