Most Oracle VSM’s have a buffer or cache that is used to temporarily hold a tape volume’s data. This video shows how IntelliMagic Vision can be used to determine how that buffer capacity is being used and what percent of the tape reads are buffer hits which give better mount performance. These are broken down by VSM Management Classes since you generally expect different workload characteristics from different management classes.
4 Benefits of Implementing TS7700’s New Microcode Compression
Implementing the TS7700 microcode-based compression algorithms can have benefits beyond better compression. The CPU algorithms allow host jobs to run faster and improve replication time.
z/OS Virtual Tape Infrastructure Availability Monitoring
Ensuring performance and proper operation of the z/OS virtual tape infrastructure is mission-critical and provides secure and reliable offline storage for “air-gap” data protection.
AI: Too Much of a Good Thing
Solution providers will continue to entice us with bigger and better real-time analytics. Some of these should be employed, but first try to understand the logic you may be activating when you implement.
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