MVMUA Meeting 110
MVMUA 110, Oct. 22, 2001
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Metropolitan VM Users Association 110 October 22,2001 Information Builders Corporate Headquarters 27th Floor - 2 Penn Plaza 7th Ave, and 32nd St. Right above Penn Station The time will be from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM Meeting Opening - Bill Munson Today We have 2 IBM Speakers from Endicott, Dave Kreuter from VM Resources in Canada, Barton Robinson from Velocity Software, and Rob Amos from Computer Associates. 9:15 AM Measuring and Tuning Linux for S/390 Servers Barton Robinson - Velocity Software Performance data now exists that allows you to manage your Linux server performance. Using this data also helps you plan platform changes such as moving workloads from an Intel platform to an S/390 platform. Managing Linux performance on an S/390 under z/VM with shared memory, shared processor and even shared DASD provides a different set of challenges as compared to managing performance for dedicated Intel servers. NETSNMP is a result of an open source project to build a performance and capacity planning data source, and has been ported to Linux on S/390. This provides a common data source across many platforms for performance and capacity planning analysis. This presentation will look at some Linux performance issues and some technology used to analyze and manage Linux performance - either for dedicated servers or under VM. 10:15 AM Break 10:30 AM VM/LinMan 1.1.0 David Kreuter - VM Resources David Kreuter of VM RESOURCES LTD. will be presenting an update on his software product, VM/LinMan. VM/LinMan 1.1.0 (Available October) includes new features for browser based administration, along with 1.0.0 features of automatic task management including tasks for creation, deletion, activation, deactivate of Linux virtual machines. David will show the VM architecture of the product along with a demo (live or canned). 11:30 AM LUNCH break 1:00 PM CA, VM, Linux, and You Robert Amos - Computer Associates This session will describe Computer Associates current VM product strategies, whats available in the new releases of the products, and information about the enhancements in these releases. Additionally, CA's Mainframe Linux initiatives will be discussed. 1:45 PM Using HiDRO in a VM:Backup Environment Robert Amos - Computer Associates This session will discuss the 'hows and whys' you should incorporate the HiDRO backup and recovery product (formerly Syback) into your existing CA-VM:Backup system. The benefits of using both, in tandem, products will be discussed as well as those things you should be aware of as you implement HiDRO. 2:30 PM Break 2:45 PM z/VM System Administration Facility Chris Casey - IBM This presentation discusses the ease-of-use functions provided by the z/VM System Administration Facility for z/VM Version 4 Release 2.0 for managing Linux images in a z/VM environment. It covers who is the intended audience, tools to migrate an existing Virtual Image Facility (VIF) system to z/VM, tools to initialize and administer the VMADMIN environment, and what aspects of the support may be of particular interest to vendors. 3:45 PM Break 4:00 PM Sharing Data Between Linux and VM Will Roden - IBM When SSL was developed on Linux on VM, some interesting techniques were created. This discussion will describe some of them including: - Moving data from VM to Linux on the same signon - Moving data using different signons - Developing Linux applications on VM - Tracing Techniques This will give you a better understanding of how to develop a Linux application on VM. 5:00 PM Questions and Answers on any and all subjects. 5:30 PM thank you very much.