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My ideas: Performance Tools

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CGI PDI Enable History Performance Reports PDF

Inavigator PDI Performance Data Investigator.Create Report of History Performance data , and preferably to be able to schedule them. Use Case: PM400 is End Of Support by IBM , There is an high demand from our IBM i customers to have similar monthl...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 7 Future consideration

Add ability to generate performance graph data from R720 Collection Services data in Navigator for i

Since PM for Power is being discontinued on September 30, 2020, clients need a way to view graphed performance data for all supported releases. Links to external letters for different geographies with the discontinuance statement:IBM Americas - Un...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Not under consideration

PDI - CPU/Jobs/Pre-start jobs graph

When using PDI the CPU can be viewed at from a wide variety of different angels. We are missing a graph showing the number of jobs on the system related to the CPU consumption. As in today's world pre-start jobs on IBM i are becoming more and more...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 1 Future consideration

Generate performance reports based on *HSTFILE, and also have the possibility of automate report generation if possible.

I would like to be able to generate reports based on historical data, and also be able to automate it's generation. Use Case: For instance, generate reports on the 1st of each month for the previous months, for CPU utilization, disk arm usage, dis...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 1 Future consideration

Enable better time staggering for performance gathering and other tools

The IBM i performance collecting feature is only capable of being scheduled at the hourly minutes of 00, 15, 30, & 45. Essentially, the top, right, bottom, and left of the hour - which happens to be very inconvenient given other workloadsSince...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 2 Not under consideration

Enable Collection Services to run in Restricted State

Collection services should be enhanced to run in restricted state. Performance data from backups and other restricted state activities would be very useful. System monitor data (if monitors were defined) should be included in this Collection Servi...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Future consideration

Allow PDI reporting to be scheduled.

Each month I need to present the same charts to several customers.It would be great if reporting could be scheduled for PDI so charts get created and sent by email.Thanks!!! Use Case: Performance and Capacity planning.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 2 Future consideration


1) We'll like to use another jobqueue than QBATCH (we can't overrule the QSYSJOBD jobdescription). 2) The file QAITMON should be extended with 'Current user'3) The file QAITMON should be extended with 'Accounting code'4) QAITMON/DTETIM should be a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Not under consideration