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particularly important to your
systems' workloads. PFA has
added "included jobs" support to
pertinent checks so these address
spaces will be tracked even if
they don't meet PFA's criteria to
track the address space for the

specific check. This enhancement is most useful for
checks that don't have the capability to dynamically
choose which address spaces to track at any given
time (e.g., the message arrival rate, SMF arrival rate
and enqueue request rate checks) and for situations
where your most critical address spaces don't start
within the first hour after IPL.

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Runtime Diagnostics has been
enhanced to identify more types
of issues that might cause system
problems. Two additional types
of diagnostics have been added:
JES2 health exceptions and server
health events.
When Runtime Diagnostics
is invoked, we gather health
information about the JES2
subsystem, analyze the data
received, determine a possible
corrective action and present it in
the output. This enhancement is
also available in V2.1 with APAR
OA46531 (ibm.co/1V7WKOI).
In addition, V2.2 provides
enhanced health-based workload


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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015
Table of Contents
IBM Perspective: Opening new options for real-time analytics
Editor's Desk: Predictive analytics enhances purchases
Infographic: Breaking down the mainframe skills gap
Partner PoV: IBM z Systems clients must manage existing and emerging assets together to get the most value
Focus on Storage: The IBM Spectrum Storage family of software-defined solutions simplifies storage management
Currents: Architect real-time analytics into operational systems for competitive advantage
Cover Story: Dynamic Spark: IBM brings the Apache project's analytics power to Linux and z Systems servers
Feature: Personal Shopper: Retailer optimizes analytics to drive a more customized client experience
Tech Showcase: In a roundtable, distributors discuss how IBM LinuxONE enables flexibility for users
Tech Corner: Runtime Diagnostics and Predictive Failure Analysis V2.2 improve z/OS availability
Solutions: Strobe 5.2
Stop Run: IBMer volunteers time to educate people about malaria and technology
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2016 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - IBM Perspective: Opening new options for real-time analytics
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Editor's Desk: Predictive analytics enhances purchases
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Infographic: Breaking down the mainframe skills gap
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Partner PoV: IBM z Systems clients must manage existing and emerging assets together to get the most value
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 10
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Focus on Storage: The IBM Spectrum Storage family of software-defined solutions simplifies storage management
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Currents: Architect real-time analytics into operational systems for competitive advantage
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Cover Story: Dynamic Spark: IBM brings the Apache project's analytics power to Linux and z Systems servers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Feature: Personal Shopper: Retailer optimizes analytics to drive a more customized client experience
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Tech Showcase: In a roundtable, distributors discuss how IBM LinuxONE enables flexibility for users
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Tech Corner: Runtime Diagnostics and Predictive Failure Analysis V2.2 improve z/OS availability
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Solutions: Strobe 5.2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Stop Run: IBMer volunteers time to educate people about malaria and technology
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2015 - RF1
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