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Wednesday, May 22 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
47BN Why Wait? Discover the Power of IBM i Wait Accounting

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IBM i wait accounting is a powerful capability to determine what your jobs are doing when they are not using the CPU. This session will review wait accounting and how Collection Services data can provide insight into your wait times. It will then focus on how to use Job Watcher, the power of the data it provides, and how to leverage Performance Data Investigator (PDI) to analyze the data. The presentation will work through example scenarios, showing performance graphs and describing what those graphs tell you. These examples will reinforce how you can use Job Watcher data in combination with PDI to analyze your performance data and resolve issues in your own environment. This session will reveal the power of IBM i wait accounting and the insight it can provide so you can optimize the performance of your applications and system environment.

Learning Objectives:

You will learn about IBM i Wait Accounting and how to use wait information to improve the performance of your system and/or applications.

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Dawn May

Owner, Dawn May Consulting, LLC
Dawn May is a leading authority on IBM i performance management, work management, systems management, and general system diagnostics. She has in-depth knowledge of the IBM i operating system developed through her distinguished career with IBM.A former IBMer, Dawn is now an independent... Read More →

Wednesday May 22, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Fantasy Tower Magic Kingdom 2
  Systems Management
  • Level Advanced
  • Operating System IBM i
  • Audience Systems administrators responsible for managing their IBM i partitions, and in particular, managing performance. Application developers interested in using wait accounting to optimize the performance of their applications.