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Have you ever noticed that the CPU used by individual jobs does not add up to 100 percent? As it turns out, your jobs and subsystems are only part of the story. For the stunning conclusion, we return you to the Licensed Internal Code (LIC).
Performance management is often made to look cumbersome and complex, but we’ve distilled the process down to three essential steps.
Lack of network visibility makes life hard for IT. Network monitoring helps you stay ahead of outages with real-time visibility into your network health.
While every network faces different challenges, we’ve identified three key areas that are currently seeing the most change for organizations needing to grow their network infrastructure.
Use a real-time monitoring tool with thresholds and drill-down capabilities to speed root cause analysis and problem determination for application and resource performance issues on IBM i.
Knowing a job’s CPU usage, disk I/O, temporary storage, and so on is fine, but what you really want to know is how the job is doing. And we can see a job's status on IBM i. Here's how.
To cope with system issues, you want easy yet comprehensive solutions that handle your performance, messaging, and remote management needs, but what you really need are integrated solutions for universal control. See where Robot Monitor fits in.
When you apply rules to system events, automation software like Robot Console works like the autopilot on a boat or plane—it steers the system through the night or the weekend while you rest.
Robot has a reputation for providing high-quality systems management software and backing it up with great support. These additional benefits can help you justify the cost of automation at your company.
You might think VIOS is set and forget, but it’s not. Luckily, VIOS includes a number of command line utilities to help you obtain performance-related information from your VIOS partitions.
This article presents a technical review of how Performance Navigator stacks up as a replacement for IBM Performance Management for Power Systems (PM400).
Need a SolarWinds alternative? Learn the differences between network monitoring and mapping with Intermapper and SolarWinds, and how they can even work together to help you manage your network.
Whether your IBM i audit is internal or external, once a week or once a year, the reporting process wastes time that would be better spent on projects that improve business processes. Don’t let it.
Proactively monitoring your network is the best way to prevent costly network outages and unexpected downtime.
We explore what Layer 2 does and how it can help you discover more detailed information about the health of your network.
See what a network monitoring expert has to say about how strategies are shifting and why the need for network monitoring solutions is more important than ever.
Learn how to interpret the data you find on the Work with System Status (WRKSYSSTS) panel and how to set memory thresholds to avoid thrashing and optimize IBM i performance tuning.
VIOS is considered a standard in organizations running IBM i, AIX, and Linux workloads. But don’t put your business at risk by letting it run unchecked. Learn five areas you must be monitoring.
What's the importance of bandwidth speed, capacity, and usage? Learn why monitoring these key metrics can help meaintain peak network performance.
With network monitoring software, you can determine what “normal” looks like for your network to easily spot abnormalities, increase uptime, and optimize performance levels.
Ready to eliminate manual monitoring in Assure MIMIX? This article shows you how to start monitoring MIMIX and stop wasting your time and risking your irreplaceable data.