Mainframe Performance Topics Podcast Episode 14 "In The Long Run"
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Boy has this one been a “slow train coming” but I’m glad it’s out now. And it was fun making it. Especially the piece with Frank and Jeff.
It’s a long listen; As always I’m comfortable with long podcast episodes.
Episode 14 “In The Long Run” Show Notes
Here are the show notes for Episode 14 “In the Long Run”. The show is called this because the episode ran longer than usual, and it is of fitting length if you have a very long commute.
Martin has two new blog posts about DDF (DB2’s Distributed Data Facility), following up on Episode 13 where he talked about recent DDF analysis enhancements:
(Follow Up is of course an invention of John Siracusa.)
Where we’ve been
Martin has been to London (to the UK GSE zCMPA User Group) to present his ever-updated DDF presentation, and had more fun with it.
Marna has been to the Systems University in Orlando, Florida (May 22, 2017 week).
Our “Mainframe” topic is the first in a series of deep dives into z/OS V2.3. Part 1 is on z/OSMF Autostart.
This is the most important migration action in z/OS V2.3, and requires special consideration by every customer IPLing z/OS V2.3. Things that you’ll need to consider are:
In our “Performance” topic Martin talked about two Parallel Sysplex items that he’s been pondering extensively recently. He’s been using RMF data (taken from SMF type 74 subtype 2 and 4).
This is the subject of a blog post: Some Parallel Sysplex Questions, Part 1 - Coupling Facility
This is the subject of another blog post: Some Parallel Sysplex Questions, Part 2 - XCF
Our “Topics” topic is subtitled “Podcast meets Podcast” with the newest mainframe podcast we know: Terminal Talk.
Frank De Gilio and Jeff Bisti are the hosts, and concentrate on a wider introductory perspective than our MPT podcast does.
We had great fun talking to Frank and Jeff; Martin left some of the laughs in the final edit. And we’re sure a lot of you will enjoy Terminal Talk, having listened to all their episodes so far.
Marna and Martin discussed three customer requirements:
Where We’ll Be
Marna will be at SHARE in Providence, RI, 7–11 August 2017 and [IBM Systems Symposium, 15–17 August 2017 in Melbourne, AU)[
Martin will be going nowhere for a while.
On The Blog
Martin has published six blog posts recently. The two not already mentioned are:
Marna has not blogged since our last podcast episode.
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