• Subject: Re: SYSTEM TUNING
  • From: "R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr" <rbruceh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 16:03:48 -0400

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher J. Devous <cdevous@antigua.com>
To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com' <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 2:13 PM
Subject: RE: SYSTEM TUNING


>> Probably take much longer to do any REAL tuning. Need to monitor system
>over
>> time and evaluate that. Need to understand application mix and usage over
>> time and evaluate that. Need to understand hardware and limitations. Need
>to
>> understand user expectations and manage them. Need to understand
>management
>> expectations and either manage that or get them to ante-up.
>
>All of the above is true.
>
>On our 9406-510, I found the autotuner to be essentially worthless.  We had
>to monitor the various stats and make adjustments over time, as you
>suggest.  The situation on the 310 was the same.
>

Yes, and Version 3 of the tuner was so-so. On large machines with big mixes,
it did not work well.


>Then we migrated to the 9406-720.  My IBM var told me that autotuner worked
>well, so I turned it on.
>
>It has worked so well  that I've set virtually everything to *CALC and
>simply let the system mangage itself
>


And with Version 4 (V4R2 and up) the tuner is really something useful.


+---
| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com.
| To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com.
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com
+---

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].