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CMC to display available and used ECOD processor days
Several of my customers extensively use Elastic Capacity on Demand on/off processor days for general usage on E880C Enterprise servers configured with eight permanently active of 192 core E880C systems.
They experience a challenge in monitoring the usage, availability and future forecasting of ECOD processor needs.
Lab Services have assisted some customers in developing scripts to obtain the required information from the HMC using ssh and saving to a file which they view in Excel.
I know one case where this information feeds into an Enterprise Monitoring solution and other customers are interested in doing something similar.
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