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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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Smart Data Spelunking

Splunk has proven extremely useful in many areas of business analytics and has opened up a wide variety of data views and analysis options, but processing vast amounts of mainframe data with Splunk may not be the best approach.

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How to Prepare Your Mainframe Infrastructure for Cyber Monday and Black Friday

Three hours of Cyber Monday generates more sales than any given full day for the rest of the year. Is your infrastructure prepared to handle these critical peak workloads?

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6 Reports Every IBM TS7700 Performance Analyst Should Have

Rather than reviewing every indicator across your entire tape grid, there are 6 key reports that you should be reviewing regularly to keep your TS7700 in good working order.

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Imagine How Much You Can Learn from SMF Data – Part 1

For both novices and experts, learning is greatly expedited by having easy visibility into SMF data so that all the time can be spent exploring, analyzing, and learning.

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