Dawn May is a leading authority on IBM i performance management, work management, systems management, and general system diagnostics. She has in-depth knowledge of the IBM i operating system developed through her distinguished career with IBM. A former IBMer, Dawn is now an independent consultant, assisting companies with system performance reviews and recommendations. She also teaches clients on the latest IBM i tools to enable them to get the most out of their IBM i systems. Dawn is the author of the "i Can" blog published by IBM Systems Magazine and a frequent speaker at local user group meetings and IBM i conferences around the world. You may contact Dawn by email at DawnMayiCan@outlook.com, find her on Twitter at @DawnMayiCan, connect with her on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/dawnmay, or visit her website at dawnmayi.com.
November 12, 2018 Dawn May
Collection Services collects valuable information about your partition and the workloads you are running. While many think of Collection Services as performance data, it is really systems management data and at some point you will need that data. Collection Services helps you understand the overall workload running on your system and trends over time. It provides the ability to look backwards in time to understand “How did I get here?” and has the data to answer a wide variety of other questions.
Collection Services is on by default, so whether you know it or not, you are running Collection Services. …Read more