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Performance Data Collectors
There are four collectors on IBM i that collect performance related data and store the information in database files, each having their own unique characteristics: Collection Services, IBM i Job Watcher, IBM i Disk Watcher, and Performance Explorer.
Performance Data Investigator (PDI)
Use the Investigate Data task found in the web-based IBM Systems Director Navigator for i to view and analyze the data collected from any of the four data collectors found on IBM i. This powerful tool allows you the ability to work with the data interactively in chart or table form.
iDoctor for IBM i
A family of products (including Job Watcher, PEX Analyzer, and Heap Analysis Tools for Java) focused on assessing the overall health of a system by providing automated analysis on a variety of performance related data.
PM for Power Systems
A tool that can automatically collect system utilization information and can produce regular reports which show the utilization and growth trends of your system.
Performance and Scalability Services
Plan and prepare for changes in the data center when using the IBM i operating system on Power Systems hardware with help from IBM Systems Lab Services and Training. Whether assessing how an application performs when moving to the next release, determining the impact of application changes or understanding the benefits of new hardware, our team provides the hardware located in the Performance and Scalability Services Center in Rochester, MN, configured to your specifications, to test applications and evaluate performance benefits and scalability capabilities.
Services available in Poughkeepsie, NY and Montpellier, France to assist you with the measurement and validation of system performance.