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We are launching a new member benefit, the Members Video page  just for you!

Videos available for Members Only will include imPACt conference videos and Webinar Recordings.  

For more of this video, click here.
by Hemanth Rama

Yes, mainframes have caps - several kinds and yes caps exist year around including summer!
Today’s mainframe run top industries mission critical workloads. This includes large financial institutions like banks, insurance companies, healthcare, utilities, government, military, and a multitude of other public and private enterprises... [continue reading]
by Tim Browning

For those of us working in the areas of performance management and capacity planning, we frequently use basic statistical procedures to detect patterns, explain current usage, and forecast future capacity requirements. Often we only need basic descriptive statistics in our work, but on occasion may need to take advantage of more complex toolsets... [continue reading]

Friday, June 9, 2017   1:00 - 3:30 PM EDT

Two excellent presentations delivered by well-respected CMG Members:
Capacity Planning in Best Execution Venues
by Amy Spellmann & Richard Gimarc

Achieving CPU (& MLC) Savings through Optimizing Processor Cache
by Todd Havekost

Additionally, they will conduct a brief business meeting to elect or confirm the new SWCMG board members. Anyone interested in volunteering for a spot on the SWCMG board, please let them know. This event is open to everyone, so please invite friends/colleagues who might be interested. 

Contact Southwest Regional Chair Joey Capps at


We hope you’re getting excited for imPACt 2017! This year we’ve added our first-ever CMG Hackathon, which will bring together talented performance and capacity professionals, developers, engineers, data scientists, project managers and dev ops technologists to compete over 24 hours to develop creative solutions to tough problems related to focusing on performance. The Hackathon, powered by AngelHack.  A limited amount of sponsorship opportunities are available for the hackathon.

Not sure what a hackathon is or why we’re doing one? Interested in learning more about it? No worries! Join us at any of the webex info sessions below to learn more.

Please send any questions/comments to the Program Chair, Elisabeth Stahl at

  imPACt 2017 BRONZE Sponsor - DataKinetics
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