EPV Real Time

EPV Real Time is a new product designed to access SMF data directly in the z/OS memory and send it to an external server for data collection and processing.
EPV Real Time is composed by three main programs: the first one runs a started task on z/OS and the other two may run on a Windows, Linux or Unix server.

Goal

The first goal of EPV Real Time is to stream all the needed SMF data to an external platform in real time and collect it in a SQL DB.
The second goal is minimizing the resources used on z/OS.
Input
EPV Real Time natural input are the SMF records collected in-memory.

Input

EPV Real Time natural input are the SMF records collected in-memory.

Output

EPV Real Time output is a set of SQL tables which can be exploited by other EPV products such as EPV Real Time CICS and MyEPV, user SQLs or data lakes.

Installation

EPV Real Time can run on Windows, Unix or Linux. The installation process takes just few seconds.

Run

To run EPV Real Time you must schedule: a Started Task on z/OS, the Socket Server and the Agent on the chosen external platform

Prerequisites

EPV Real Time requires SMF to be written to logstreams.

Pricing

The product’s pricing is based on the number of systems whose data is to be collected.