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In this episode Marna covers the much-desired zfs shrink command in z/OS V2.3. Martin discusses looking at customer data and recommends CPENABLE settings both with and without HiperDispatch. Then, the problem of how to archive family data is debated and how important it is to have it stored in multiple locations and have...
In Episode 19 we cover zFS V5 and how to convert from V4 to V5, looking at SMF records and RMF to gather pricing information including the new Container Pricing metrics, and losing the Xmarks tool to save bookmarks between browsers.
In Episode 18 we cover the planned removal of user key storage in common and ways to find out if you are affected after z/OS V2.3, digging out good knowledge from just looking at a data set name and adding SMF information to go even further, and playing around with some inexpensive toys (Raspberry Pi...
Episode 17 is about the new z/OS V2.3 RACF parmlib member IRRPRMxx, and digging into whether two LPARs (or 2 CECs) or four LPARs (on 2 CECs) is better. Our Topic is a one year followup on a gamer's personal computer, and how he fixed a wifi problem.
Marna Walle and Martin Packer's "Mainframe, Performance, Topics" podcast episode 13, on GDGE conversions, new fun with DDF, and traveling to the City of Light.
Marna Walle and Martin Packer's "Mainframe, Performance, Topics" podcast episode 12, on two nice GRS goodies, CF structure performance, and doing audio editing for this podcast.
Marna Walle and Martin Packer talk about the z/OS V2.3 preview, z/OS memory enhancements over the years, and automating on iOS.