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4 Essentials of
Managing IBM Z
"I want others to know
how versatile, powerful
and secure the Z platform
is, and for everyone to
know how often they use
a mainframe in their daily
life without realizing it."

Ezriel Gross is a three-time IBM

1. Performance analysis: the
ability to diagnose performance
problems quickly when users are
being impacted. This is always
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the capability for full subsystem
performance diagnostics (e.g.,
processor, real storage, disk storage, paging and network).
2. Capacity planning: ensuring
there's enough resource to meet
your business commitments. As
workload grows or new functions
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resources result in poor performance and potentially lost
business.
3. Operational alerts: Automated detection and reporting
of performance or operational
issues is a requirement in any
large system.
4. Chargeback: Understanding
who is consuming your resources
allows input to capacity planning
and ensures IT is run as a business based on solid processes.
Resources are a cost and need
to be allocated to the business
function needing that resource.

"We can help enhance
the platform by getting
more people using it
from all walks of life."

Barton Robinson

-Trevor Eddolls, CEO, iTech-Ed Ltd.

"I want others to know how versatile, powerful and secure the Z
platform is, and for everyone to
know how often they use a mainframe in their daily life without
realizing it." This is his 10th year
being named an IBM Champion.

Frank Fillmore Jr.

Founder and president //
The Fillmore Group
Frank Fillmore founded his company as an IBM analytics software
consultancy in 1987-nine years
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IBM Z platform, maintaining a
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Performance management capabilities have always been one of
the strengths of IBM Z* technology,
ensuring that IT isn't the weak link
in business processes.
Managing IT includes performance management. There are
four parts of performance management and each is critical to
your business. The four parts are:

(including Linux on IBM Z), Db2 for
IBM i, and Db2 for VSE and VM, as
well as for replication, federation,
and governance.
An IBM Champion for Analytics since 2009, Fillmore participates in the International Db2
Users Group and the Db2 for z/OS
Customer Advisory Council. As
a Db2 gold consultant, he works
directly with Silicon Valley Lab
technical leadership to help drive
customer-focused enhancements.
He also engages regularly with the
IBM Z community through blogging, social media and delivering
IBM-authorized training courses.

Ezriel Gross

Principal solutions advisor //
Rocket Software

-Morag Hughson, technical
education specialist, MQGem
Software Limited

CTO of Velocity Software
Barton founded Velocity Software
in 1988. He is one of the leading
performance experts for IBM Z.
Email Barton at barton@
velocitysoftware.com
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Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Resiliency is key in an 'always-on' world
Currents: Alphabet soup of compliance
Currents: X-Force Red discovers sign-in kiosk vulnerabilities
Currents: IBM Z hardware and software maximize resiliency
Currents: A robot walks into a bar
Currents: How resilient is your IBM Z system of record?
Currents: Solutions
Partner POV: Redirecting select mainframe workloads to the cloud could create new opportunities
Cover Story: Fail Safe: Puerto Rico's disaster recovery planning is a blueprint for your data protection
Feature 1: Elevating Hybrid Cloud: IBM Z strengthens security, resiliency and open development for cloud infrastructure
Champions Showcase: The 2019 IBM Z Champions are committed to communicating the value of the platform
Hot Topics: z/OS Cloud Broker leverages common cloud platforms to enable z/OS resource consumption
Techbits: Disposable data can pose legal liabilities and security risks
Techbits: Raising the bar on IBM Z resiliency with GDPS
Techbits: Get real-time insight and data security with Open Data Analytics for z/OS
Techbits: Ask the expert: z/OS data set encryption
Beyond the Box: z/VM Senior Software Engineer Brian Wade finds similarities between his job and his life as a pilot
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2019 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Intro
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 1
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 2
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 5
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Editor's Desk: Resiliency is key in an 'always-on' world
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 7
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: Alphabet soup of compliance
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: X-Force Red discovers sign-in kiosk vulnerabilities
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: IBM Z hardware and software maximize resiliency
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 11
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: A robot walks into a bar
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 13
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: How resilient is your IBM Z system of record?
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 15
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Currents: Solutions
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 17
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Partner POV: Redirecting select mainframe workloads to the cloud could create new opportunities
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 19
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover Story: Fail Safe: Puerto Rico's disaster recovery planning is a blueprint for your data protection
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 21
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 22
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 23
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 24
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 25
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 26
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 27
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Feature 1: Elevating Hybrid Cloud: IBM Z strengthens security, resiliency and open development for cloud infrastructure
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 29
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 30
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 31
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 32
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 33
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 34
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 35
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 36
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 37
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Champions Showcase: The 2019 IBM Z Champions are committed to communicating the value of the platform
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 39
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 40
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 41
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 42
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 43
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 44
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 45
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Hot Topics: z/OS Cloud Broker leverages common cloud platforms to enable z/OS resource consumption
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 47
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 48
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 49
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Disposable data can pose legal liabilities and security risks
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Raising the bar on IBM Z resiliency with GDPS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 52
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Get real-time insight and data security with Open Data Analytics for z/OS
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Techbits: Ask the expert: z/OS data set encryption
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 55
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Beyond the Box: z/VM Senior Software Engineer Brian Wade finds similarities between his job and his life as a pilot
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover3
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Cover4
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
IBM Systems magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2019 - 2019 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
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