z/OS Intelligent Resource Director

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 15 August 2001

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ISBN-10: 0738417904
ISBN-13: 9780738417905
IBM Form #: SG24-5952-00
(424 pages)

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Authors: Frank Kyne, Michael Ferguson, Tom Russell, Alvaro Salla, Ken Trowell


This IBM Redbooks publication describes the new LPAR Clustering technology, available on the IBM eServer zSeries processors, and z/OS. The book is broken into three parts:
Dynamic CHIPD Management
I/O Priority Queueing
CPU Management
Each part has an introduction to the new function, planning information to help you assess and implement the function, and management information to help you monitor, control, and tune the function in your environment.
The book is intended for System Programmers, Capacity Planners, and Configuration Specialists and provides all the information you require to ensure a speedy and successful implementation of the functions at your installation.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Intelligent Resource Director (IRD)
Chapter 2. Introduction to WLM LPAR CPU Management
Chapter 3. How WLM LPAR CPU Management works
Chapter 4. Planning for WLM LPAR CPU Management
Chapter 5. Implementing WLM LPAR CPU Management
Chapter 6. Operating WLM LPAR CPU Management
Chapter 7. Performance and tuning for WLM CPU Management
Chapter 8. Introduction to Dynamic Channel-path Management
Chapter 9. How Dynamic Channel-path Management works
Chapter 10. Planning for Dynamic Channel-path Management
Chapter 11. Implementing Dynamic Channel-path Management
Chapter 12. Operating Dynamic Channel-path Management
Chapter 13. Performance and tuning for DCM
Chapter 14. Channel Subsystem I/O Priority Queueing
Chapter 15. Planning & implementing CSS I/O Priority Management

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