Forecasting Usage and Capacity Growth
Processors are expensive, and that is why it is crucial to have an accurate understanding of how much capacity you are using and have left before you run out.
Understand z/OS Workload Peaks in Context
By being able to compare any chart or dashboard with any previous time interval, performance analysts can quickly determine whether a certain workload peak is normal or unusual.
Automatic z/OS Health Checks to Avoid Service Disruptions
Machine intelligence designed correctly has a deep understanding of the system and can do all the computing, analyzing, normalizing, and prioritizing automatically.
Quickly Identify Service Level Violations
Machine intelligence can quickly determine and show when metrics are out of the expected range and quickly identify service level violations.
Detecting z/OS Application & Workload Changes
Statistical approaches help save CPU time and MSU’s by being able to quickly see when something new comes online or when new application versions are less efficient.
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.
White Box Analysis Vs. Black Box Statistical Performance Analysis
White box analysis uses built-in expert knowledge about z/OS metrics and the z/OS infrastructure to detect absolute issue violations and derive true intelligence for predictive and prescriptive insights.
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.