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.
How to use the Application Groups in IntelliMagic Vision
IntelliMagic Vision comes with a rich default set to recognize major applications and consumers like DB2, IMS, CICS, MQ and VSAM RLS, and provides insight in what keeps your mainframe busy.
Intelligent Storage Capacity Management
An introduction to managing storage capacity in enterprise bloc-level storage environments. Learn about key activities in the area of performance capacity planning.
Storage Performance Analysis for an IBM DS8000
This white paper discusses the I/O path for the IBM DS8000 series storage systems and offers tips for recognizing and understanding performance issues.
Storage Performance Analysis for an IBM Storwize V7000
Examine several of the key metrics for the IBM Storwize V7000 storage system to see how IntelliMagic Vision easily identifies imbalances and service level exceptions.
IntelliMagic Vision Support for Hitachi VSP G1000 SMF Records from Mainframe Analytics Recorder
This white paper provides new insight into the health of the storage systems using the SMF records created by the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 (VSP G1000) Analytics Recorder.
Get the Most Out of Dell EMC PAV Optimizer
Learn how to select the best candidates for Dell EMC PAV Optimizer, allowing you to implement it in phases, starting with the I/O operations with highest performance potential.
z/OS Real and Virtual Storage Management
This white paper provides an explanation of the real, virtual, and auxiliary storage architecture used by the z/OS operating system, the associated metrics by SMF, and their meaning.
Evaluating I/O Versus CPU Performance Optimization
With the methodology outlined in this paper, learn how to more accurately predict end-to-end performance improvements by using faster CPUs or DASD.