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Achieving Significant Software Cost Reduction on the IBM z13

Software cost optimization initiatives such as lowering RNI help reduce both MIPS and the cost of IBM Monthly Licensing Charge (MLC) software.

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Achieving Significant Software Cost Reduction on the IBM z13

While most mainframe shops have explored how to reduce mainframe software costs, at IntelliMagic we are finding significant latent savings opportunities still exist at even the best run sites.

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Performance Virtual Reality – Seeking the Truth in Storage Benchmarks

Benchmarks are perceived as a great way to quantify ‘feeds and speeds’ of storage hardware but they can be deceptive.

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How Effective is Your Adaptive Flash Cache?

Adaptive Optimization (AO) provides the user with several performance and capacity related parameters for influencing the behavior of the automatic tiering.

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How to Diagnose IBM SVC/Storwize V7000 (Spectrum Virtualize) Replication Performance Issues: Part 2 Diagnostics

 This blog outlines how you can monitor and diagnose SVC/V7000 performance issues that may be caused by replication.

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How to Choose the Best IBM SVC/Storwize V7000 (Spectrum Virtualize) Replication Technology: Part I Introduction

Choosing the wrong V7000/SVC replication technology can put your entire availability strategy at risk since there are several types of replication, and each type has its nuances.

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This is alarming

To avoid getting overloaded with meaningless alarms, it is important to implement best practices, the first being a software solution that is intelligent.

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Is Your Car or Mainframe Better at Warning You?

Early warning can help avoid problems before they occur or impact production, and help fix a minor issue before it gets worse.

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How to Detect and Resolve “State in Doubt” Errors

IntelliMagic Vision helps reduce the visibility gaps and improves availability by providing deep insights, practical drill downs and specialized domain knowledge for your SAN environment.

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