Reporting on Coupling Facility Health and Performance
This white paper demonstrates how to effectively monitor the coupling facilities in your environment and automatically highlight any developing problems.
How to use Processor Cache Optimization to Reduce z Systems Costs
Optimizing processor cache can significantly reduce CPU consumption, and thus z Systems software costs, for your workload on modern z Systems processors.
5 Key Attributes of an Effective Solution to the z/OS Performance Skills Gap
The skills shortage for z/OS performance analysts and capacity planners has left many organizations struggling to ensure availability.
zHyperLink: The Holy Grail of Mainframe I/O?
This white paper will discuss IBM’s positioning of the new zHyperLink technology, and provides some considerations for installations that consider to deploy it.
Predictive Intelligence for z/OS Systems Infrastructure
Learn how to apply predictive intelligence to your z/OS Systems infrastructure analysis.
Oracle VSM Performance Analysis
This paper addresses correlating the virtual tape hardware metrics with the SMF tape workload data.
IntelliMagic Vision in GDPS Environments
This IntelliMagic Technical Note provides a brief overview of how IntelliMagic Vision complements IBM’s Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS) solution.
Flash Performance in High-End Storage
This paper analyzes the performance of Flash and SSDs when deployed in high-end storage, using RMF measurements from production systems.
Reporting on the Processor Hardware with SMF 113 Records
This white paper is designed to help you tune your processor caches and gain insight into what the caches and TLB do for your effective MIPS rate.