70% of data center outages are directly attributable to human error according to the Uptime Institute’s analysis of their “abnormal incident” reporting (AIR) database1. This figure highlights the critical importance of having an effective operations and maintenance (O&M) program. This paper describes unique management principles and provides a comprehensive, high-level overview of the necessary program elements for operating a mission critical facility efficiently and reliably throughout its life cycle. Practical management tips and advice are also given.
The IBM DataPower Operations Dashboard provides the most robust solution in the marketplace for monitoring DataPower gateways and performing trouble-shooting & analysis. Administrators can view operational data with full-text search to immediately diagnose errors and highlight impact analysis, DevOps can view and troubleshoot their own DataPower services, and business owners can generate automated reports to meet SLA and compliance requirements without assistance from centralized IT.
For advanced signaling over high-loss channels, designs today are using equalization and several new measurement methods to evaluate the performance of the link. Both simulation and measurement tools support equalization and the new measurement methods, but correlation of results throughout the design flow is unclear. In this paper a high performance equalizing serial data link is measured and the performance is compared to that predicted by simulation. Then, the differences between simulation and measurements are discussed as well as methods to correlate the two.
Food and beverage manufacturers today face a host of challenges— SKU proliferation, more frequent line changeovers, finding and retaining skilled employees — all while handling the day-to-day challenges of keeping the line running smoothly in the first place.
This demand for continuous improvement has plant managers and line engineers examining every aspect of the production and packaging line for ways to squeeze every bit of performance from every machine, every process, and every employee
This white paper from Domino takes a look at how conducting a value stream analysis with a third-party provider can uncover a wide array of opportunities to improve productivity and efficiency. From freeing up labor and reducing errors to shortening changeover time and sharing critical operational knowledge among all stakeholders, a value stream analysis provides a collaborative opportunity to learn and discover new ways to boost productivity without major equipment investments.
Published By: VisiStat
Published Date: Mar 22, 2007
Old Log File analytics data was good – today's hosted on-demand Web analytics reporting is much better. What once was only understandable by IT personnel now has a place on the desktops of sales, marketing and business professionals. Read about the differences, and improvements, in analytics.
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