COST OPTIMIZATION IN DYNAMIC WORKLOAD CAPPING

Happy to share that I got honored on my 2nd Patent - COST OPTIMIZATION IN DYNAMIC WORKLOAD CAPPING http://patft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?patentnumber=9680657 BMC Software Inc CEO Peter Leav presented an award.   Exciting!   This patent was applied to mainframe product called "Intelligent capping"  in short iCap.  It was well received world wide.  With the application of this …

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Mainframe Problem Diagnosis Part 2

  This post is part of mainframe diagnosis series.  Today we will discuss about diagnostic dumps.  This post is part 2 of the series.  Check part 1 post here Dumps provide very useful diagnostic data related to the problem.  The problem could be in operating system, subsystem (example DB2,CICS etc), hardware or application.  A problem may …

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Mainframe Problem Diagnosis Part 1

In this series, we will discuss various topics related to mainframe z/OS problem diagnosis. In this article part1, I will give an overview fundamentals and in later articles we will discuss in depth. To diagnose a problem, mainframe provides you with logs, dumps, traces and messages. Logs Console log Messages issued at console intended for operator. SYSLOG …

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Capping in z systems – Part 1

Today we dwell into one of the exciting topic in the mainframe world its "Capping". What is capping? Capping controls the amount of CPU consumption by an IBM z System logical partition LPAR.  In this context, CPU here is general purpose CPU and not a specialty processors like z Integrated Information Processor (zIIP),  Integrated Facility …

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