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Beat the Annual MLC Software Price Increase

MLC costs already consume the largest chunk of many sites mainframe budgets. Here's how you can beat the MLC price increase.

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Which Workloads Should I Migrate to the Cloud?

The cloud provides an economic model for computing that may work well for some workloads by reducing costs and having end users pay for what they use.

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5 Reasons Why All-Flash Arrays Won’t Magically Solve All Your Problems

It may feel like all-flash systems will solve all your performance issues, but the complexity of the entire infrastructure ensures that there are still plenty of problems to run into.

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Mainframe Capacity “Through the Looking Glass”

When processor cache is optimized, mainframe processors remain productive by actively executing instructions rather than unproductively burning cycles.

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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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