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Tutorials

Please find a range of on-line courses corresponding to a full on-site GiAPA course.

As an initial introduction we recommend the 4 min GiAPA Video (please use the link on the left).

A second step could be to explore the more extensive 18 min GiAPA Presentation (please use the link on the left).

If more information is wanted, an overview of most of the main feature of GiAPA can be obtained from this homepage by selecting "Brief Description" from the "Product Intro" menu, and follow the "next >" links in the bottom of the respective pages. 

 

List of GiAPA Tutorials:                                                      Option within

                                                                                        GiAPA Menu:

  1. Basic concepts, installation, menu and commands (13 minutes)

  2. Starting and ending data collection (18 minutes)                               11, 13

  3. Data expansion & analysis: Creating the GiAPA data base (24 min.)   14

  4. Job Summary exception report, and job interval details (24 minutes)   15

  5. Analyzing file access (17 minutes)                                                   15 + F6-F7-F8

  6. Call stack analysis (17 minutes)                                                      15 + F9

  7. Reporting based on detailed performance data (15 minutes)              16

  8. Global HotSpot statistics per program or file (8 minutter)                    18, 22

  9. Summaries per job, user, or data collection interval (17 minutes)        17, 21, 24

10. How to create charts: GiAPA graphics feature (27 minutes)                26 - 28

11. Data base file utilities (12 minutes)                                                   51 - 53 

12. Tracking use of Query400 – who, when, which query (3 minutes)        64 - 66

13. Install. parm.s, export/import data, housekeeping (11 minutes)          71 - 76, 78, 81 - 89

14. Optimization tips and techniques for development (33 minutes)  Password protected *)

15. ColdSpots, Job Watch function, Waits (8 minutes)                              12

16. Front end to IBM's PEX *STATS and *PROFILE (13 minutes)            31 - 37

17. Analysis of data from IBM's Trace Job command (10 minutes)            41 - 43

18. Add-ons to support M3 from INFOR (14 minutes)                             25, 77

*)  GiAPA customers only: Use the password valid for downloading GiAPA updates