zHyperLink: The Holy Grail of Mainframe I/O?
This white paper will discuss IBM’s positioning of the new zHyperLink technology, and provides some considerations for installations that consider to deploy it.
Predictive Intelligence for z/OS Systems Infrastructure
Learn how to apply predictive intelligence to your z/OS Systems infrastructure analysis.
Oracle VSM Performance Analysis
This paper addresses correlating the virtual tape hardware metrics with the SMF tape workload data.
IntelliMagic Vision in GDPS Environments
This IntelliMagic Technical Note provides a brief overview of how IntelliMagic Vision complements IBM’s Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS) solution.
Flash Performance in High-End Storage
This paper analyzes the performance of Flash and SSDs when deployed in high-end storage, using RMF measurements from production systems.
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.