Reduce MLC Software Costs by Optimizing LPAR Configurations
This article focuses on changes to LPAR configurations that can improve cache efficiency, as reflected in lower Relative Nest Intensity (RNI) values.
Lower MLC Software Costs with Processor Cache Optimization
Processor cache utilization plays a significant role in CPU consumption for all Z processors, but that role is more prominent than ever on z13 models.
Making Use of Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations Analytics / AIOps
Managing the IT infrastructure to ensure that application availability is efficiently maintained is difficult. That's where artificial intelligence applied to IT operations helps.
Db2 for z/OS Buffer Pool Simulation
Db2 performs best when it has lots of memory. Memory is not free, but large memory can save money by reducing CPU consumption while at the same time reducing Db2 transaction response time.
IntelliMagic Sessions at SHARE Sacramento
IntelliMagic will be at SHARE Sacramento, March 11 – 16, hosting a Lunch & Learn and presenting four performance and capacity sessions you won’t want to miss!
Credit Card Transaction Timeouts – IOSQ Analysis
A global bank was struggling because their latest version of a credit card swipe application was failing at high volume load testing. Our experts took a deep dive to discover the root cause.
Rethink the Design of your Storage and Replication Infrastructure with zHyperLink
Since it has become harder to make the processor faster, IBM looked for other ways to improve mainframe performance. zHyperlink is the new technology that resulted from the z14 processor.
AI and z/OS Performance and Capacity Analysis: 2018 Predictions
2018 is expected to be a watershed year in terms of mainstream recognition of the benefits of using AI to operate the IT infrastructure for optimal service levels.
Health Check for Your z/OS Systems Should Include Coupling Facility Activity
A suitable ongoing ‘health check’ for Coupling Facility activity provides a proactive stance and positioning to address the cost and complexity of your major mainframe applications.