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Restoring Data Storage Predictability
April 27, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
What You'll Learn:
Enterprise class data storage technology continues to advance with amazing capabilities. So why do storage problems sometimes still disrupt production applications?
It is not because there is a lack of storage infrastructure operational metrics, rather, the most common reason is that the reporting is not predictive or easy for storage team members to proactively see the end-to-end issues across the complex, virtualized infrastructure.
This can be solved by automating the analysis and correlation of the data using built-in expert knowledge. The result is dynamically generated intelligence that gives the storage team actionable insights to keep storage infrastructure availability at optimum levels.
This webinar will discuss and demonstrate how intelligence is generated, and how it can proactively solve both performance and space oriented problems, including understanding burn rates and forecasted exhaustion dates.
About the Presenters:
Brett Allison, Director of Technical Services
Brett Allison is the Director of Technical Services with IntelliMagic focusing on storage performance management for distributed systems environments. Before joining IntelliMagic, he spent 12 years in IBM Global services where he architected and implemented storage performance management and capacity planning tools and services. He has extensive performance analysis experience in SAN fabric, operating systems such as AIX, Windows, Solaris, and Linux and application environments including J2EE. He co-authored ‘DS8000 Performance Monitoring and Tuning' and has spoken numerous times at conferences including CMG and the IBM Storage Symposium.
Brent Phillips, Director of IntelliMagic in the Americas
Brent Phillips is Managing Director of IntelliMagic in the Americas. With a history of technology entrepreneurship, he started the IntelliMagic US operations in 2005. Brent has been working with IBM mainframes for over 30 years, starting in operations while in university and later as a VTAM systems programmer. He has been working for IntelliMagic for over 12 years and is responsible for the IntelliMagic business in the Americas region.