IBM - MVS/Extended Architecture - Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) - Monitor I and II - Reference and User's Guide

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Second Edition (June, 1987)
This edition is a major revision of LC28-1556-0 and Technical Newsletter LN28-1118.
See the Summary of Amendments following the Contents for a summary of the changes
made to this manual. Technical changes or additions to the text and illustrations are
indicated by a vertical line to the left of the change.

The Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) is a measurement collection tool that
is designed to measure selected areas of system activity and present the data
collected in the form of SMF (System Management Facility) records, formatted
printed reports, or formatted display reports. An installation can use the
information in the RMF output to evaluate system performance and identify
reasons for performance problems.

This book provides a description of what RMF is, what it can do, and how to use
the RMF Monitor I and Monitor II sessions. For information on the Monitor III
session, see MVSjXA Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) Monitor III
-  Reference and User's Guide. For information on the System Availability
-  Management function of RMF, see MVSjXA Resource Measurement Facility
-  (RMF) System Availability Management User's Guide.

This book is intended for use by the system programmer responsible for installing
or removing RMF and modifying its functions, for the system personnel
responsible for measuring and improving system performance, and for the
operator and terminal user. Because RMF is a tool for measuring system
performance, this book assumes that the reader has extensive knowledge of the
MVS system.

The book contains three types of information:
• A basic, conceptual description of what RMF is and how it can help you to
measure system performance.
• Procedural information that describes step-by-step approaches to making
RMF work for you.
• Reference information that enables you to locate a specific piece of required

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Reference Number : LC28-1556-1

Date Published : June 1987

Manufacturer : IBM

Format : PDF (411 pages)






This exhibit has a reference ID of CH9661. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

IBM - MVS/Extended Architecture - Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) - Monitor I and II - Reference and User's Guide

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