MIPS for the Masses

In this podcast, we'll take a look at the people, technology, and culture behind one of the world's most powerful and important computing platforms, the Mainframe. Expect interviews, discussions, and interesting tidbits along the way, with your hosts, Frank and Jeff.

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Episode 43 - Cheryl Watson - Mainframe Tuning - 4.9.2018


Episode 43 - Cheryl Watson - Mainframe Tuning - 4.9.2018

Performance tuning on Z is an art AND a science, and Cheryl Watson of Watson Walker is definitely an artist AND a scientist when it comes to this stuff. In this episode, Cheryl demystifies 4HRA, Container Pricing, and other things you were meaning to get around to learning about.


0:22 I love to teach

2:39 RMF

5:00 Tough questions about tuning

6:30 Cheryl doesn't hold back on 4HRA

10:01 Container Pricing

12:25 What's a MIP?

16:08 MATH!

19:05 Getting back on the highway

25:04 Pricing models

29:45 Predicting / Modeling demand

30:54 "I love this stuff so much"


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