zHyperLink: The Holy Grail of Mainframe I/O?
With the z14 processor, IBM introduced zHyperLink, a new way to connect processors and storage that provides very low latency I/O operations. This new technology comes with a set of promises and restrictions that will cause you to rethink the design of your storage and replication infrastructure. The days of distance limitations are back, which has big implications for synchronous replication, in particular. zHyperLink I/O is synchronous I/O, which means that the processor will wait (spin) until the I/O operation is complete.
Attendees of this session will gain an understanding of the potential benefits and implications of this revolutionary change to mainframe I/O, as well as some insights as to how it may evolve with future advances in technology, helping them to determine how zHyperLink fits into the roadmap for their environments.
This webinar will demonstrate:
- Potential benefits of zHyperLink
- Connectivity & replication implications
- Insights into how zHyperLink may evolve with future technology
- How to determine how zHyperLink fits into your environment
AIOps, Mainframe Monitoring, MLC Optimization, Oh My: Hot Mainframe Topics of 2018
As 2018 nears its close, I wanted to reflect on the world of RMF/SMF performance analysis and provide an ode to the topics that resonated most within the industry.
zHyperLink - Coming to a Data Center Near You (Sooner Than You Think)
Customer responses in a recent zHyperLink webinar indicate their need for I/O latency improvements will drive near-term efforts to overcome potential obstacles for data center configurations and replication solutions
Analysis and Monitoring of Db2 & CICS SMF Performance Data
Join this live webinar on March 27 to learn how to add predictive and prescriptive value to your CICS & Db2 monitoring process.
Experience firsthand the deepest visibility into your z/OS systems, processors, network, disk and tape environments. Whether you’re in the early stages of product research, evaluating competitive solutions, or trying to solve a problem, we’re happy to help you get the information you need to move forward with your IT initiatives.
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