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.
NVMe over Fabric – Fibre Channel
Almost all new storage offerings these days offer some level of support for Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe). The purpose of this blog is to help the reader understand NVMe and prepare them for successful adoption of this powerful technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Divining Disharmony within Dell EMC Unity
Dell EMC Unity provides some significant improvements over the previous CLARiiON designs. However, as with any platform it still has certain practical limitations.
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?
HDS G-Series - Why Is My Flash Not So Flashy?
This brief blog shows how even though you may have an all flash/hybrid flash array, sometimes the bottleneck can move elsewhere in the data stream.