Velocity Software, Inc. is recognized as a leader in the performance measurement of z/VM and Linux on z. The Velocity Performance Suite consist of a set of tools that enable installations running z/VM to manage Linux and z/VM performance. In addition, many components of server farms can be measured and analyzed. Performance data can be viewed real-time through the use of either 3270 or a browser. The CLOUD Implementation (zPRO) component is designed for full cloud PaaS implementation as well as to extend the capabilities of the z/VM sysprog (system programmer) to the browser world. This feature moves system management to the point-and-click crowd. Archived data and reports can be kept available of long term review and reporting usine zMAP. The zVPS, formally ESALPS, components consist of: zMON (formally ESAMON - real-time display of performance data), zTCP (formally ESATCP - SNMP data collection), zMAP (formally ESAMAP - historical reporting and archiving), zVWS (formally ESAWEB - z/VM based web server), zTUNE (a subscription service), zVIEW (formally SHOWCASE - web based viewing of performance data), zPRO (new to the quality line of Velocity Software Products). Velocity continues to work with other software vendors to ensure smooth interface with or from other products such as VM:Webgateway, CA-Webgateway, EnterpriseWeb, MXG, MICS. Velocity software remains the leader and inovator in the z/VM performance, Linux performance, Managing cloud computing arenas.
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z/VM and Linux under z/VM
Performance Class

Schedule for 2014

June 24-25, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical St. Univ 4th Quarter(TBD) Mountain View, CA

FEE: Waived for Velocity Software customers and VM Workshop attendees!

Location: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Location information and annotated close-up map are at VM

Speaker: Barton Robinson: - "If you can't measure it, I'm just not interested", author of many performance manuals and presentations, Product architect and developer of Velocity Software.

Overview: This 2-day performance class is designed to educate z/VM and z/Linux users on performance analysis, capacity planning, and tuning for the z/VM and Linux on z/VM environments. All analysis examples utilize reports from Velocity Software's zVPS, as many of the necessary analysis functions are only available from the Velocity Performance Suite.

Registration: Please send a note with your contact details to Velocity Software.
Velocity Software will provide coffee, beverages and lunch for both days.

Parking details are at: VM . If you choose to stay on campus, you will have to pay for the extra nights with cash or with a check to Velocity Software upon arrival.

On campus housing: Housing.

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Product Installation Overivew

Performance Issues (Best Practices)

Performance Overview

- Monitoring z/VM and Linux on s/390
- z/VM performance Measurement
- Measurement Methodologies

z/VM Scheduler/Dispatcher

Analyzing Subsystem Performance with zVPS

- Processor
- Storage
- Paging/Spooling

Capacity Planning methodologies

Linux Monitoring and Tuning

- Linux Processor Analysis
- Storage Analysis
- Application Analysis (Oracle, Websphere)

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