IntelliMagic Vision provides visibility into the widely-used transaction level metrics available in the RMF 72 records, including transaction rate, transaction response time, average concurrent transactions, CPU and I/O per transaction, and total CPU and I/O activity.
Obtaining key metrics for CICS, DB2, and IMS transactions has historically required processing massive volumes (often hundreds of millions or more) of SMF 110 records (for CICS), SMF 101 records (for DB2), and subsystem log records (for IMS). Extracting, transmitting, and processing these enormous volumes of records has typically been a very CPU-intensive task requiring many hours of elapsed time.
But now (as an unexpected “side benefit” of IBM’s Mobile workload pricing support) key transaction level metrics are available in the RMF type 72 records, at the service class or report class level. You can take advantage of this capability by mapping transactions of interest into a set of report classes using the wide range of classification methods available in WLM.
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.
Reporting on Tailored Fit Pricing Enterprise Consumption
Discover ways to track your MSU consumption, and how to identify and investigate situations where your actual consumption is out of line with the expected consumption.
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.
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Supported Areas in IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS Systems
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Tune your processor configuration to increase the MIPS you get out of your mainframe hardware.Learn More
Configure Coupling Facilities for optimal availability and proactively identify hidden health and performance risksLearn More
See Buffer Pool imbalances and proactively identify upcoming risks to your Db2 health and performanceLearn More
Save time looking for problems and profile CICS transaction data and see transaction response timeLearn More
Ensure sufficient capacity and consistent performance for IBM zEDC availability.Learn More
Monitor the health of your TCP/IP and analyze traffic from different perspectives.Learn More