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IBM Db2, system i and AS400 monitoring


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Understand business critical attributes of IBMDb2 and System i monitors, measure performance counters of your AS400 server, eliminate performance bottlenecks from your IBM infrastructure, and obtain pro-tips for effective application performance.

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IBM Db2, system i and AS400 monitoring

  1. 1. IBM Db2 and System i monitoring with ManageEngine Applications Manager
  2. 2. Agenda Business critical attributes of Db2 for iSeries Eliminating performance bottlenecks from iSeries infrastructure Measuring performance counters of AS400 servers Tips for effective capacity planning
  3. 3. Challenges faced by IT admins Server crashes Slow applications Unexpected downtimes Configuring dependencies Troubleshoot memory leak Optimizing applications
  4. 4. Viable monitoring platform timely reports for analysis instantly alerts during an outage monitors your apps & servers 24/7 1 2 3 4 The solution is... that and and delivers Monitoring SLA Management Alerting Reporting
  5. 5. Applications Manager Supports over 100 popular apps/ servers. Recommended by IT admins worldwide!
  6. 6. Prerequisites to Monitor AS400 Minimum User Privileges • User should be permitted to access QMPGDATA/QPFRDATA library • It is recommended to use an account having a *QSECOFR permission on the server.
  7. 7. Manual by GUI
  8. 8. Discovery & mapping Measuring performance counters of AS400 server
  9. 9. ASP Usage in Percentage Breakup of Auxiliary Storage ASP Utilization
  10. 10. Configure thresholds & actions for metrics such as, - Pool Size - Reserved Size - DB Pages & Faults - Non DB Pages - Non DB Faults Pool Usage
  11. 11. AS400 JOBS SUMMARY Monitored Metrics: - Status - Priority - Queues - Threads Enables User to Perform Actions like End, Hold and Release Jobs
  12. 12. AS400 JOBS Details
  13. 13. Total Disk utilization of the server AS400 Disk utilization Monitored Metrics: - Blocks Read - Blocks Write - Drive Capacity(MB) - Drive Available Space(MB) - ASP Number - Unit Status - Disk Wait Time(ms) - ARM Utilization (%)
  14. 14. Disk Details
  15. 15. AS400 Queues
  16. 16. Discovery & mapping Monitoring Business critical attributes of Db2 for iSeries
  17. 17. Discovery IP Range Bulk Import
  18. 18. Manual by GUI
  19. 19. Monitored Metrics: - Average CPU Utilization - Average CPU Rate - Current CPU Capacity - Configured CPUs CPU Stats of an iSeries DB CPU Stats
  20. 20. System Information Monitored Metrics: - Reserved Size(GB) - Current Size(GB) - Threads - Elapsed Time(Sec)
  21. 21. JOBS Monitored Metrics: - Active Jobs - Interactive Jobs - Total Jobs - Maximum Jobs
  22. 22. JVM Monitored Metrics: - Current Heap Size(MB) - In Use Heap Size(MB)
  23. 23. Discovery & mapping Eliminating performance bottlenecks from iSeries infrastructure
  24. 24. Represents whether a particular monitor is currently available to undertake requests. Represents the overall state of the monitor. Depends on the severity of all the other attributes. Up Down Availabilit y Clear Warning Critical Health
  25. 25. Clear Warning CriticalHealth
  26. 26. Discovery & mapping Analyzing server performance reports, and organizing business dashboards
  27. 27. Reports Trend Analysis Report: Understand performance trends of your business servers based on historical data to predict future trends and stay informed. Forecast Report: Let Applications Manager make forecast based on utilization as well as growth trends of your servers Reports based on Monitor Types and their respective metrics: Generate reports instantaneously for custom attributes of individual monitors, monitor types and even monitor groups
  28. 28. Trend analysis report • History Report • Hour of Day Report • Day of Week Report • Statistical Report • Heat Chart
  29. 29. Forecast report • Balance hardware costs with computing needs. • Staying informed about current disk usage trends and plan future disk utilization requirements.
  30. 30. View & compare reports Compare attribute reports of various different monitors or monitors within a particular group.
  31. 31. Dashboards • Customize with widgets • Create and publish multiple dashboards • Unified business view of your entire server infrastructure
  32. 32. Drop us a line at: Support Eval Online Demo Quick Recap: • Key metrics while Monitoring your business critical Servers • Process wise break up of ASP and Queues • Monitoring JVM and Heap usage of DB2 for i • Reports and custom dashboards
  33. 33. Support Eval Online Demo