> -----Original Message----- > From: GolDLX@aol.com [SMTP:GolDLX@aol.com] > Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 1997 6:07 AM > To: BPCS-L@midrange.com > Subject: Re: SSA, BPCS, RISC and "HelpLine" and "last release > supported... > > In a message dated 97-09-29 22:30:26 EDT, John wrote: > > << The "From" box was a 300-2042 and the "To" box is a 500-2142. We > were > led to beleive that things would be not quite twice as fast. Our > Inventory Inquiry went from an average of 11.2 sec to 11.5 seconds! > Everything else was pretty much the same timing wise. >> > > John, > Sorry to hear about your performance problem. Our "From" and "To" > boxes were > the exact same ones as yours and we upgraded in December. We are on > BPCS > 4.0.3 as I think I recall you are also. While I didn't do any > benchmark > performance tests, I can tell you that my users literally fly through > their > work now with sub-second response in some areas. > > With IBM and SSA working with you on this, I'm SURE this has been > checked. . > . What is your sysval for QPFRADJ? Mine is set at "0 - No > Adjustment" . > After setting up the system the way I wanted it, I don't want it > changed. > Plus, I remember hearing (it sounds good :) ) that if you have it > set to > automatically adjust, performance is degraded during the adjustment! > Also, > are you on V3R7 of OS/400? There's a huge difference between V3R6 and > V3R7 > performance-wise. > [John Allen] QPFRADJ has been set to both 0 & 3 (auto Adjust) with no > decernable difference in performance. We went from V3R2 on the 300 to > V3R7 on the 500. > > Did you get more DASD when you upgraded? What's your disk > utilization? Are > you using PM/400? Did you upgrade memory also? What is it's > utilization > during peak hours? If you don't know the answers to these questions, > IBM and > SSA should or at least be searching for them. J st my ever humble > thoughts. > [John Allen] We got a little more DASD, but not much. Disk > Utilization runs around 70%, No we don't have PM/400, Memory was > upgraded to 256Megs on the 500 - up from 48Megs on the 300. Memory > Utilization? What command shows that? > . > > Susan Kregar > SysAdmin > The Glass Baron, Inc. > > [John Allen] My system has the same responce time morning, afternoon, > midnight, (interactively) as my 300 did. My problems get worse when > ever a SPM query gets fired off -- then my CPU goes over 100% and > things start to crawl... > > -- John Allen > -- O'Brien International +--- | This is the BPCS Users Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "BPCS-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com | and specify 'unsubscribe BPCS-L' in the body of your message. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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