Description of CPUMF

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From: Brian Wade and Steve Jones, IBM
E-mail: bkw at us dot ibm dot com

This package lets one reduce the CP Monitor D5 R13 MRPRCMFC processor sample records so as to see what the CPU Measurement Facility counters revealed about the hardware CPU performance experience of the z/VM partition.

To download the package, visit here and download the VMARC file.

For information about how to handle a VMARC file you download, visit here.

For more information about how to use the package, after you upload and unpack the VMARC file, look in the package's README file.

Our CPU MF collection article tells how to collect the counters.

Our CPU MF article tells how to reduce the counters and what the counters mean.

Our SIIS article gives special guidance on how to use the CPU MF data to understand SIIS behavior.