New Monitor Metrics in 7.2

Some time ago, I wrote about the Navigator monitors that were added in the IBM i 7.2 release. The system monitor metrics are performance measurements of different aspects of overall system performance and the data for all these metrics comes from Collection Services. In that blog, I briefly mentioned some of the new monitor metrics that were added – temporary storage utilization, spooled file creation rate, shared processor pool utilization and others. This week I will expand a bit upon the new monitor metrics.

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IBM i 7.2 Improved Temporary Storage Tracking (Part 4)

Enhancements to IBM i Performance Data 

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written about the improved temporary storage tracking in the 7.2 release. Part 1 covered changes that provide improved tracking, part 2 covered changes made to help you better understand temporary storage consumption at a system level, and part 3 covered changes made to help you better understand temporary storage consumption at a job level. You may want to take a look at these posts if you have not done so already.

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