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Introduction to the IBM i Navigator
Performance Tasks
Dawn May
(live remote via Skype)

Tuesday November 15th 2016

Dawn May

Casey's Restaurant and Bar
415 E. North Avenue (IL-64), East of I-355
Lombard IL

5:00 Registration
6:00 Dinner
7:00 Presentation

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Navigator for i has an extensive set of performance tasks and this session reviews the basics of these performance tasks and how to use them. This presentation will review the Performance Data Investigator, aka "Investigate Data", which allows you to graphically view and analyze IBM i performance data, including some helpful tips on how you can "Investigate Data" to better understand your system's performance and how you can use the Performance Data Investigator for day-to-day management of your IBM i partition. This session will also review the newest performance tasks, including database performance graphs, health indicators, performance reports, system monitors, and how to use batch model for sizing exercises.

Dawn May
(live remote via Skype)

Dawn May is a Senior Technical Staff Member for IBM in Rochester, Minnesota, but lives in New York City. Dawn is the IBM liaison to the IBM i Large User Group (LUG) and also works as a consultant within the Lab Services organization. Prior to this position, Dawn was on the Performance and Scalability Services Center team in Rochester. Dawn has extensive experience on the IBM i development team, where she was the technical leader for the IBM i Systems Software Development organization and an IBM i Business Architect, which included the responsibility for the overall strategy and plan for the core components of the IBM i operating system. Dawn also had technical leadership responsibilities for i performance and diagnostic tools and led the development of the 7.1 and 6.1 performance tools enhancements, which include the "Performance" tasks in the IBM Navigator for i Web console. Other past responsibilities include testing, SNA and TCP/ IP communications development, service tools development, and work management development. She is also the author of the "i Can" blog, which you can find at You may contact Dawn by email at or connect with her on twitter at @DawnMayiCan.

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The event will be held at Casey's Restaurant and Bar at 415 E. North Avenue (IL-64), East of I-355 in Lombard, IL

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