Below are the titles and links to papers and articles I have published. Please note that these are outside publications and are not copies of the many white papers I have written for employers over the years.
FICON Migration: Save Money and Improve Performance In Your Mainframe Infrastructure. zJournal. October 2004
Next Generation Directors, DASD Arrays and Multi-Protocol, Multi-Service Storage Networks. Z Journal. February 2005.
Buffer to Buffer Credits and Their Impact On FICON Performance. CMG Measure IT! March 2005.
FICON Cascading: A Brief Tutorial. NASPA Technical Support. April 2005.
FICON CTC: A Primer (Parts I and II). CMG Measure IT! May 2005, July 2005
Proper Sizing, Analysis, and Modeling For An ESCON to FICON Migration. Z Journal. June 2005
Taking FICON to The Next Level: Cascaded High Performance FICON. 2005 Proceedings Of The Computer Measurement Group. December 2005.
Proper Sizing and Modeling of ESCON to FICON Migrations. 2005 Proceedings Of The Computer Measurement Group. December 2005.
FICON and Mainframe Disaster Recovery Insourcing. Disaster Recovery Journal. January 2006.
IBM System z9 I/O Improvements Parts I and II CMG Measure IT! February 2006, March 2006
The IBM System z9, FICON/FCP Intermix and Node Port ID Virtualization (NPIV). NASPA Technical Support. July 2006
Designing and Managing FICON Interswitch Link Infrastructures. Proceeding of the Computer Measurement Group. December 2006
Consolidation Drives Virtualization in Storage Networks (Parts I and II). Z Journal. December 2006, February 2007
Buffer to Buffer Credit Management: An Oxymoron?. Z Journal. June 2007
To CUP, or Not To CUP? That is the (FICON) Question!. Proceedings of the 2007 Computer Measurement Group. December 2007.
Understanding the Performance Implications of Buffer-to-Buffer Credit Starvation In a FICON Environment: Frame Pacing Delay. Proceedings of the 2007 Computer Measurement Group. December 2007.
FICON and Quality of Service (QoS): Making the Case for True, End-to-End, Host Managed QoS. zJournal. February 2008.