The production control staff should review the planning tasks that are outlined in this section before implementing Job Optimizer to provide job performance processing to selected batch jobs.
Before you use Job Optimizer, you should perform the following tasks:
Select an appropriate implementation strategy for your site.
Plan selection criteria for use in policy definitions.
Plan job optimization options for use in job policy definitions.
Set the global values for performance options for your site. These should be values that remain mostly unchanged.
You can choose from a variety of implementation strategies for Job Optimizer. Your strategy selection will be based on available resources, your need for job performance improvements, and your experience with the product.
This section provides the following topics: