This blog reviews how to understand possible performance implications when using workload groups.(more…)
I wrote about workload groups some time ago in Manage Workloads Better with IBM i 7.1. The information in that older article is still accurate, and I’m not going to repeat a lot of what I wrote there. If you have not yet used workload groups, you may want to read the older blog for additional information on why workload groups are useful.(more…)
In a 2010 7.1 announcement, there was a one-sentence statement that I thought would be good to expand upon:
IBM i 7.1 workload management enhancement enables clients to limit to the number of cores on which a selected workload can run concurrently.
So what is this, why would you want to use it and how do you get it?(more…)