Approaches and techniques to reduce the batch window
System/390 MVS Parallel Sysplex Batch Performance, SG24-2557 is the definitive work on how to tune a batch window. Though published in 1995, its methodology remains current. This chapter summarizes the approach that book advocated. Two key elements are particularly useful:
•The use of Project Management techniques, such as Gantt charts, in depicting the batch window and driving a project to reduce its run time.
•The pursuit of Seven Key Strategies to reduce the batch’s run time.
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