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introduce user-defined layout support to ACCOUNTING SAVE and FILE subcommand

Currently user-defined layout is supported in ACCOUNTING with REPORT and TRACE subcommand, but not supported in SAVE and FILE subcommand.

The pain point is when the SMF 101 volume is extremely large, say 200 million records per day, the ACCOUNTING SAVE CONVERT processing time is significant. The benefit with this new support is, PDB (performance database) users can select subset of fields they wish to monitor, and could greatly reduce the CPU time because less fields need to be processed.

  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Oct 20 2020
  • Under Review
Who would benefit from this IDEA? any user can benefit the CPU saving if subset of fields are needed in their monitoring practice
How should it work?

In OMPE ISPF panel, add new panel, similar to those in < 5 Customize report and trace layouts>, to allow user to include or exclude fields. The new customization procedure should generate two control cards:

  1. the layout itself

  2. the LOAD utility control card base on the field the user selects.

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification this is a very good value proposition
Client Name Jian Kun Jack Yan
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    Guest commented
    23 Oct 02:25pm

    There are several way in OMPE how to use out of the box. You may contact me via email: Is our mahor issue the number of columns per row in the PDB or the nuber of row to be processed from the //INPUTDD data stream?

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