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nil sub sole novum – Vision 7 Support for IBM APAR OA39993

IntelliMagic Vision provides support for tracking Interrupt Delay Time which is a timely addition to sub-millisecond response time reporting.

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Less is More – Why 32 HyperPAVs are Better than 128

This blog discusses why you should base the number of aliases on the number of I/Os being processed concurrently on a channel set.

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What HDS VSP and HP XP P9500 Should Be Reporting in RMF/SMF – But Aren’t

This post is about the Hitachi high-end storage array that is sold by HDS as the VSP and by HP as the XP P9500.

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What EMC VMAX Should Be Reporting in RMF/SMF – But Isn’t

This is the third in a series of four blogs on the status of RMF as a storage performance monitoring tool. This one is specifically about EMC VMAX.

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What IBM DS8000 Should Be Reporting in RMF/SMF – But Aren’t

This the second in a series of four blogs on the status of RMF as a storage performance monitoring tool and is based on experience using available instrumentation for IBM DS8000.

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What RMF Should Be Telling You About Your Storage – But Isn’t

This is the first in a series of four blogs by Dr. Houtekamer on the status of RMF as a storage performance monitoring tool.

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What Enterprise Storage system vendors won’t tell you about SSDs

IntelliMagic Vision provides you with the tools to keep a careful eye on the performance of your Enterprise Storage arrays including any SSDs that may be installed.

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z/OS Storage Architecture and IO Performance Visibility

This brief presentation discusses how the IBM Mainframe architecture for storage has evolved, and how a visibility gap into the performance of I/O has been created, and how to address it.

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