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Compressing Wisely with IBM Spectrum Virtualize

Data compression in an IBM SVC Spectrum Virtualize environment may help regain capacity, but hidden performance problems can occur if compressible workloads are not first identified.

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A Single View for Managing Multi-Vendor SAN Infrastructure

IntelliMagic Vision for SAN treats each platform we support like it is equally important and deserves careful attention to the nuances of that platform particularly in the area of performance management.

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Identifying Root Cause in EMC VNX

This short video demonstrates how easy it is to quickly determine the root cause of performance issues within your EMC VNX storage environment using IntelliMagic Vision dashboards, ratings, and drill downs.

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Modernizing SMF Processing: zEDC Hardware Compression

This video highlights the excellent visibility IntelliMagic Vision provides into zEDC processing to allow you to ensure sufficient capacity and consistent performance.

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What Good is a zEDC Card?

IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS is a wonderful tool to review zEDC activity and there are likely two reports of great interest, The PCIe Card Utilization, and Compression Ratios.

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Whitepaper

A Better Way to Buy, Implement, and Manage the Performance of Disk Storage for SAN and Mainframe

Improperly sized hardware often leads to emergency purchases of storage hardware being done soon after a migration.

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Are my Tape RPO's Being Met?

This video demonstrates how IntelliMagic Vision identified the replication from two host clusters to a third DR cluster getting significantly behind and not meeting their SLA’s for Recovery Point Objectives (RPO).

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How Can I Tell if My Back-End Drives Are Overloaded?

This case study shows how IntelliMagic Vision may be used to easily find the root cause of a z/OS performance issue related to overloaded back-end drives.

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Reducing Mainframe MLC Software Costs

This video demonstrates the visibility IntelliMagic Vision provides into key processor metrics that facilitate MLC analysis, including RNI tuning and workloads driving the peak 4 Hour Rolling Average.

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