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Top ‘IntelliMagic zAcademy’ Webinars of 2022

View the top rated mainframe performance webinars of 2022 covering duration, Db2, XCF, z16, and much more!

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Webinar

Best Practices in CICS Performance Analysis (Transactions and Statistics) | IntelliMagic zAcademy

This session will introduce you to several best practices for enhancing your analysis of CICS Transaction and Statistics data.

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IntelliMagic Celebrates 20 Years of z/OS Mainframe Innovation

November 27, 2022 | IntelliMagic celebrates its 20th year anniversary.

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Integrating Dataset Performance (SMF 42.6) and Db2 Buffer Pools & Databases (SMF 102/IFCID 199) Data

Dataset performance data from SMF 42.6 records provides disk cache and response time data at the Db2 buffer pool and Db2 database levels when integrated with Db2 Statistics IFCID 199 data.

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From CPU MF Counters to z16 Invoices: Thoughts on the Impact of Processor Cache Measurements | IntelliMagic zAcademy

The z16 introduced substantial processor cache design changes. Learn how this impacts the operation and efficiency of your workloads.

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IntelliMagic and Watson & Walker: Partners in Mainframe Optimization

Since 2016, Watson & Walker has used IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS with their consulting efforts when helping customers and generating reports.

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Cheryl Watson's Tuning Letter

Using New XCF Metrics to Optimize XCF Buffer Use

Gain a better understanding of the latest XCF metrics and learn how they can help you align your sysplex.

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Analysis of CPU By Plan: CICS Transaction (110.1) and Db2 Accounting (101) Part 2

Integrated visibility between Db2 Accounting and CICS Transaction data can correlate CICS transaction IDs driving high CPU in Db2 with the CICS profile of the transaction.

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Elapsed Time Profiles by Correlation ID: CICS Transaction (110.1) and Db2 Accounting (101) Part 1

This video shows how viewing CICS Call Attach work by Correlation ID enables both CICS and Db2 teams to view elapsed time profiles within Db2 corresponding to each CICS transaction ID.

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Db2 GETPAGE Efficiency Integrating Dataset Performance (42.6) and Db2 IFCID 199 Data

Integrating Db2 IFCID 199 and SMF 42 data can be leveraged to create a view of overall Db2 GETPAGE efficiency along with several other key GETPAGE views and data.

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Insights into New XCF Path Usage Metrics | IntelliMagic zAcademy

Gain a better understanding of how XCF operates in general, tips about how to optimize their environment for the new paradigm, and information about what can be learned from the new Path Usage metrics.

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Cheryl Watson's Tuning Letter

XCF - A Reliable (But Often Overlooked) Component of Sysplex

Gain insights on things to watch out for when tuning and managing XCF and tips to optimize your sysplex.

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