WLM—Understanding Workload Manager
3 days

This class is a lecture-workshop for experienced systems programmers and performance analysts with a focus on WLM controls and operation. The course will explore the decision-making processes employed by WLM and how they can be monitored and evaluated.

Audience—This class is intended for experienced systems programmers and performance analysts with a basic understanding of WLM definitions.

  • Getting Started:
    Setting up a service definition, Defining a service policy
    Using policy overrides
    Defining workloads
  • Service class definitions:
    Importance levels
    Execution velocity
    Response time goals
    Performance Index
    Classification rules
  • Setting exception conditions
    Resource groups
    CPU/storage critical settings
  • Service coefficients and options
    Service coefficients
    I/O priority management
    Dynamic alias management
  • Applications environment
    Specifying and managing application environments
    Server limits for application environment
  • Scheduling environments
    Specifying scheduling environments
    Managing resource states
  • WLM managed initiators
  • Intelligent Resource Director
    LPAR CPU Management
    Dynamic Channel Path Management
    Channel Subsystem Priority Queuing
  • Workload licensing limits
  • SMF type 99 records

Our experts can cover any and all topics—topics can be added or deleted per Client’s needs
Workstations are needed for this session.


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