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Performance Tools

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Provide an IBM i Service for Collection Services configuration information

I have a need to review the Collection Services configuration when I work with clients. I must either do this manually through the GUI or with the CFGPFRCOL command. There is the Retrieve Collection Services Attributes API, but this would require ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 2 Delivered

Graph History Stacked Charts by Month: Stack by day of the week (Sun thru Sat) rather than day of the month (1-31)

Graph History stacked charts, when stacked by month, are not helpful as they are stacked by day of the month (1, 2, 3….). However, day of the month generally doesn't align with business activity. It would b much better for the charts to be stacked...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 4 Delivered

Memory usage

In iDoctor a graph is available in which the Memory Usage is shown of a specific memory pool. The IBM i performance data is used to build this graph, meaning that this information is stored in the performance database. I would like to have a simil...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Delivered

Allow Multiple Collection Objects to be selected in PDI Graphs

PDI is a goldmine of information but is currently limited to work with one Collection Object at a time. Often, to get the best value out of the date you need to analyse a period that involves date from another Collection Object. Currently you have...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 7 Delivered

Collection Services Historical Data should be created by default

The ability to create historical data by Collection Services is off by default. Too many clients are not aware of this feature and have not enabled historical data collection. The default should be changed to create historical data. In addition, t...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 1 Delivered

Add Job Temporary Storage metric to Properties for top contributing jobs for Temporary Storage Utilization

Using Graph History to show Temporary Storage Utilization over time and discover consistent growth over time. Zoom in to see details and find the top contributors - a list of jobs is produced, and I can then click on a job to review its properties...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Delivered

Memory page fault threshold alert in message queue in IBM i

If page fault numbers are more and created in system pools. Its not displayed or alerted in any message queue. We like to see set threshold value for each memory pool for *FIXED and *CALC and once the threshold value of page vault is reached. then...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Delivered