That is very good advice Greg.
Finding out the real problem may even cost $$ but what
  if you buy a bigger system and it's still slow ???
IBM business partners have analysis tools for the iSeries and some
    even have good network advisors.

Mike Bennett - Information Services Manager
Kimray Inc.
52 NW 42nd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Greg Novak, Momentum" <gnovak@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'MAPICS ERP System Discussion'" <mapics-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 11:21 AM
Subject: RE: Question Re: Browser response time.

> The question in any processor upgrade is what resource is the most
> constrained?  If you are consistently running above 70% processor
> utilization, then a processor upgrade should help.  If your disk
> is over 70-80 percent, adding disk may help.  If your disk is thrashing -
> lots of paging and faults (WRKSYSSTS), then get expert advice.
> What constitutes a lot of thrashing?  Maybe someone else here can help, I
> have seen some relative numbers but they are just guidelines (as are the
> percentages above).  Additionally, you may be able to just realign the
> memory pool sizes and see some benefits there too - check the setting for
> performance adjustment - system value QPFRADJ.
> Throwing more processor at a problem does not solve anything if your
> constraint is a different resource - disk, memory, etc.
> Regards,
> -Greg
> Gregory Novak
> Manager North American Technical Services
> Momentum Utilities Pty Ltd
> (630) 985-1736
> gnovak@xxxxxxxxxx
> Making Information Work for your Business
> -----Original Message-----
> From: meyno [mailto:meyno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 7:53 AM
> Subject: Question Re: Browser response time.
> We are using Browser 6.0 and have a 720, with cpw of 420.  (#2062)
> If I upgrade my CPW to 810 (#2063) or 1600 (#2064) and not doing any other
> hardware upgrade,  Will my Browser response time improve?
> I'm doing a lot of other stuff to improve response time, but will the
> do the job.
> Do I stay in the P10 group?
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