This video introduces the topic of transaction response time reporting based on the SMF 120 subtype 9 record.
Troubleshoot WAS Response Time Issues
Each request that comes into WebSphere is considered a transaction and can be reported down to the level of URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) name. These URI’s give you the names of specific resources or applications requested, and each individual request is logged, including its response time and certain response time components. These individual records can be aggregated to the time intervals and infrastructure resources (cell/cluster/node/sever/transaction class) that make sense for you.
With a flexible combination of predefined reports, user defined reports, and drill downs, IntelliMagic Vision enables WebSphere response time reporting to help you:
- Ensure your service levels are being met
- Isolate response time issues by system/cell/cluster/node/server/servant/transaction class/URI
- Identify some of the components of response time delays
- Understand your response time patterns by time of day, day of week, and more
- Compare different time intervals, to assess the impact of planned or unplanned changes
White Paper: Monitor the Performance and Resource Usage of WebSphere Transactions
Download this white paper to see how you can get instant access to key WebSphere metrics and a more detailed look at how to monitor the performance and resource usage of WebSphere transactions.
Health Insights and Change Detection
To help enhance the value you can derive from that SMF data, IntelliMagic Vision provides two complementary types of automated anomaly detection: health insights and change detection.
CICS Max Tasks: Automated Change Detection Use Case 7
Change Detection and Health Assessments (based on pre-defined best practice conditions) play complementary roles, but there can be scenarios where they both flag issues. This use case with CICS Max Tasks is one such example.
Batch Job Elapsed Time: Automated Change Detection Use Case 6
Elapsed and CPU times can be of interest for batch jobs, especially those on the critical path for key business job cycles. This use case reflects an abnormally long run time for a daily batch job, and illustrates how potential causes might be investigated.
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