Archive for the ‘IOO’ Category

woman in windowMost of the time change can be so gradual that we don’t notice the creep until the problem is critical.  In the mainframe world we submit batch jobs for this and that all day long, but over night we have windows of time dedicated to large specific chunks of work.  There’s a backup/archive window, a synchronization window, a nightly processing window, and the good old online-is-down window.  The trouble comes when one window becomes tight and then starts to affect the other one processing.  For instance: If your nightly batch window has a problem or runs over, then those offshore

Tags: IOO, Mainframe