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You Can’t Do Performance Analysis with SMI-S and Other Myths

This blog discusses the myth that SMI-S is not designed for performance management.

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IBM TS7700 Performance – What to do if your Cache Hit Percent drops too low?

IntelliMagic Vision can help us look at various aspects of the TS7700 to determine what actions (if any) need to be taken.

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Where art thou, Standards?

This blog discusses how standards enable more efficient IT management and help reduce tools and labor costs.

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Do SSDs Make Storage Performance a Lost Art?

Although SSDs provide many benefits, IntelliMagic Vision can help find and eliminate performance risk in your storage environment.

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Five Activities to Avoid If You Want to Be a Hero

Being consistently proactive with your storage performance and capacity management processes reduces the number of crises.

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Storage Management Initiative (SMI) and the Block Services Performance (BSP) sub-profile: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Part 3 “The Ugly”

This blog focuses on the Block Services Performance (BSP) Sub-profile.

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Storage Management Initiative (SMI) and the Block Services Performance (BSP) sub-profile: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Part 2 “The Bad”

While the technology chosen by the SMI program has significant benefits, it also has challenges.  

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The Storage Management Initiative (SMI): the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Part 1 “The Good”

The notion of having a common mechanism to communicate with and report on storage devices is good for both us as a company that provides storage analytics software, and for our customers.

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