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How A Db2 Newbie Quickly Spotlights the Root Cause of a Db2 Slowdown

This blog explores how a non-Db2 expert quickly identified latch contention arising from a Data Sharing Index Split as the root cause of a Db2 delay/slowdown.

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Benefits of Analysis Across SMF Data Types

No matter which z/OS subsystem you are primarily responsible for, this article will help you blur the boundaries between the SMF ‘silos’ for each product.

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A Performance Analyst’s Guide to Mainframe zERT Analysis | IntelliMagic zAcademy

This webinar recording will show real use-cases to introduce you to some of the ways to identify security risks and issues within network traffic.

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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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Platform-Specific Views: Vendor Neutral SAN Monitoring Part 2

Each distributed system platform has unique nuances. It's important for a solution to be capable of getting the detailed performance data capable of supporting vendor-specific architectures.

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Mainframe Cost Savings Part 2: 4HRA, zIIP Overflow, XCF, and Db2 Memory

This blog covers several CPU reduction areas, including, moving work outside the monthly peak R4HA interval, reducing zIIP overflow, reducing XCF volumes, and leveraging Db2 memory to reduce I/Os.

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Using zHyperWrite to Improve MQ Logging Performance

In this blog we examine before-and-after measurements of a recent zHyperWrite implementation for MQ logging in a large z/OS environment.

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Translating Application Performance Data into Business Outcomes on z/OS | IntelliMagic zAcademy

In this webinar, we explore practical steps for identifying and prioritizing your business-critical applications, and how to protect and report on their performance.

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Mainframe Cost Savings: Infrastructure Opportunities Part 1: Processor Cache

CPU optimization opportunities applicable across the infrastructure can often by implemented without the involvement of application teams and can benefit a significant portion (or all) of the work across the system.

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How Mainframe Performance Teams are Solving Their Skills Gap Challenges | IntelliMagic zAcademy

This webinar discusses proven strategies being leveraged by companies to optimize mainframe availability and performance.

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IntelliMagic Sponsors SHARE Atlanta - Event Recap

March 10, 2023 | Revisit SHARE Atlanta with this recap video and session recordings. IntelliMagic was a Signature Sponsor of SHARE.

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How an Unexpected Drop in Response Time Led to a Quick Permanent Replication Improvement

Learn how a recent unexpected drop in asynchronous response time led to the discovery that one of the network links used for asynchronous replication went down and a permanent performance improvement.

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