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Imagine How Much You Can Learn from SMF Data – Part 1

For both novices and experts, learning is greatly expedited by having easy visibility into SMF data so that all the time can be spent exploring, analyzing, and learning.

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Customer Experiences Saving MSUs Through CPC Optimization

Benefit from the experiences of both Watson & Walker’s and IntelliMagic’s customers to learn multiple ways to achieve RNI (Relative Nest Intensity) Nirvana.

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IBM z15 Announcement Highlights and How to Take Advantage

The z15 (with a General Availability date of 9/23/2019) offers up to 190 CPU cores (vs. 170 on z14) and 40 TB of usable memory (vs. 32 on z14), in addition to processor cache and overall performance improvements.

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Top Performance Strategies for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and other Peak Periods

Learn about performance strategies to handle your peak periods, like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so that your infrastructure is able to deliver the required availability.

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How to Learn (Almost Anything) from RMF & SMF Data

Learn how to gain a vision for how rapidly you could leverage easy visibility into RMF and SMF data to expand your understanding of how the z/OS ecosystem operates.

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Controlling MLC with Capping

‘Soft capping’ is a common technique to control software costs based on the R4HA. IBM offers two ‘flavors’: Defined Capacity (DC) and Group Capacity (GC).

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MLC Pricing 101: Tailored Fit, Sub-capacity, and Capping

With the recent IBM announcement about Tailored Fit Pricing, it seems an opportune time to discuss the current pricing methods. In this first blog I’ll cover sub-capacity pricing.

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IntelliMagic at SHARE Pittsburgh

A look back at SHARE Pittsburgh with links to all of the presentations and sessions we hosted.

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CPU – Just the Tip of the z/OS Iceberg

z/OS is now responsible for everything from online transactions, network traffic, replicated data, and so much more. The infrastructure to handle this complexity is no longer limited to ensuring CPU is going to be okay.

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