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How to Prevent an “Epic” EHR / EMR System Outage

Application slowdowns in Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems or EMR Systems can have serious consequences. Learn how to ensure there are no “epic” EHR storage related outages on your watch.

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Mainframe Security’s Latest Tool for Ensuring Encryption Standards are Met

zERT data can enable the mainframe security team to both evaluate ongoing adherence to security policies and programmatically provide data for required reporting to auditors and compliance officers.

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Check your Fibre Cable!

In this blog we discuss the meaning of some common Fibre channel errors, the implications in terms of availability and the actions that one should take to resolve the issues.

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zIIPing Along

Despite the benefits - zIIP processors are typically less expensive to purchase and also run at full speed on sub-capacity CPU models - zIIP processor usage may not always be what one hopes for.

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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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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.

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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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