Performance management on IBM i

Performance tools for IBM i

The Performance Tools for IBM i product is a set of useful tools for viewing, analyzing, reporting and graphing performance data collected by Collection Services. This set of tools includes:

Why use it?

Usually, you collect performance data for trend analysis and performance analysis. The Performance Tools product offers you many tools to process, organize, and analyze your performance data. You can print a variety of reports that will organize performance data in a logical and useful format.

You can view performance data, display graphs to show trends, and analyze your system performance. For this purpose, you can use interactive commands like Display Performance Data (DSPPFRDTA), and Analyze Performance Data (ANZPFRDTA), or you can display performance data from the Display Performance Data graphical user interface (GUI), which is a plug-in for iSeries Navigator.

With IBM i 6.1, you can use the Performance Data Investigator tool to view and analyze the data collected by Collection Services as well as data collected from other IBM i data collectors. Performance Data Investigator is found in the Web console IBM Systems Director Navigator for i.

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