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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Performance Tools
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 3, 2019

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 similar graph available in PDI, so we do not need to write our own SQL statement to get this information nor do we have to install/purchase iDoctor for this.

Use Case:

Without the graph the fact that this information is stored in the performance database is something systems managers are not aware of. Only when tacking a Lab Services performance workshop I noticed the graph was available in iDoctor. That was what I call a hidden gem!!

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jun 12, 2020

    .This was delivered in the 2020 1st quarter HTTP PTF group. See the Navigator for i PTF page for details:

  • Guest
    Apr 19, 2020

    .New Memory Usage perspectives were provided with the Q1 PTFs of 2020. We believe this satisfies this Request.

  • Guest
    Aug 6, 2019

    The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a medium priority requirement that should be addressed.

    Background: The CEAC members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM