What’s The Use?

It’s “Sun Up” on Conference Season – and I have a new presentation. It’s called “What’s The Use?” And it’s a collaboration with Scott Ballentine of z/OS Development. It’s very much a “field guy meets product developer” sort of thing. It emerged from a conversation on IBM’s internal Slack system. The idea is very simple:Continue reading “What’s The Use?”

Four Coupling Facilities

This isn’t following on from Three Billboards? 🙂 but rather Shared Coupling Facility CPU And DYNDISP from 2016. I’m not sure it adds much that’s new but this set of customer data was an opportunity too good to miss… … It enables me to graph most of the Coupling Facility LPAR types you’re likely toContinue reading “Four Coupling Facilities”

Three Billboards?

You could consider presentations as advertising – either for what you’ve done or for what something can do. Generally my presentations are in the category of “Public Service Announcement”. Which rather combines the two: What I’ve found I can do – that you might want to replicate. What I’ve found a product can do –Continue reading “Three Billboards?”

Time For Action On Virtual Storage?

I wrote How I Look At Virtual Storage in 2014. But since then my stance has shifted somewhat. A recent study I was part of made me realise my tone on z/OS virtual storage should probably be a little more strident. In that post I was somewhat even handed about the matter, just describing myContinue reading “Time For Action On Virtual Storage?”