The Perils of Complacency with Enterprise Storage Systems
Over the last few years, Enterprise Storage Systems have advanced so much that it seems that they have nearly unlimited performance and resiliency. However, becoming complacent with your storage performance is fraught with peril.
Soldiering through z/OS Outsourcing, Insourcing and Change
Despite the growing number of reports that raise concerns with maintaining your mainframe performance while outsourcing z/OS infrastructure, the appeal of outsourcing's promised benefits has yet to wear off.
Deriving Value when Deluged with Data (aka CICS Transaction Reporting)
When searching for the response time of certain CICS transactions, you need an easy and effective way to filter out the noise and rapidly find what you’re looking for.
IBM Technical University, Hollywood 2018 IntelliMagic Sessions
A recap of IBM TechU Hollywood, 2018 with links to all of the presentations and sessions we hosted.
How Far Behind is My Asynchronous Replication?
Most peer-to-peer replication methodologies prioritize application performance over replication currency, but if replication falls too far behind you need to find out about it quickly and know what should be done to fix it.
9 Essential Reporting Features Every z/OS Performance Analyst Should Have
Every mainframe performance analyst for z/OS needs the following 9 essential features to make their job easier and more efficient.
zHyperLink - Coming to a Data Center Near You (Sooner Than You Think)
Customer responses in a recent zHyperLink webinar indicate their need for I/O latency improvements will drive near-term efforts to overcome potential obstacles for data center configurations and replication solutions
Is Vampire Demand Stealing Your IT Resources?
IT resource vampires put a drain on IT resources and lead to higher IT costs with nothing of value to deliver to the business.
Ensure Your Outsourced z/OS Mainframe Delivers Optimal Performance and Cost Efficiency
z/OS outsourcing agreements are expensive and important and require solutions to ensure Service Level Agreement (SLA) compliance and cost optimization.