Our 30th anniversary meeting is attendance by invitation only.
Please see our President: William C. Munson, Information Builders, Inc. email: bill_munson@ibi.com to find out if you qualify.

Metropolitan VM Users Association 119
30th Anniversary
January 26,2004
Computer Associates Manhattan Headquarters
50th Floor - 140 Broadway
New York City, New York
The time will be from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
9:00 AMMeeting Opening - Bill Munson


9:30 AMDavid Kreuter - VM Resources ltd

David will present on new and evolving facilities in z/VM and Linux on z/VM. This will include information on virtual network enhancements, logging methods, new uses for standard VM facilities, and what Linux for zSeries has meant for the revitalization of the z/VM product.

10:15 AMBreak
10:30 AMDavid Boyes - Sine Nomine Associates File-Level Linux Backups w/o Tape Drives

The talk is a description of an experiment using the DASDtape support in the latest release of the Amanda backup utility for Linux to interact with System Managed Storage on z/OS and VM to drive backups to 390 tape without incurring the problems of dedicating or moving tape drives into the Linux environment. The talk will include a overview of the concept, some discussion of the configuration, and where to go to find out more about how to implement the setup.
David's presentation 1,795K
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11:30 AMJohn Wagner - Past Vice-President of MVMUA

How I Survived Eight Years on the MVMUA Board of Directors
John's presentation 73K
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12:00 AMLUNCH provided by IBM
2:00 PMRomney White - IBM The Latest and Greatest on z/VM's Control Program

The latest releases of z/VM include many enhancements to the z/VM Control Program. These include additional support for Linux guests, virtual networks, and guest connectivity, as well as technological enhancements for IBM eServer zSeries servers. This session will tell you about the newest features of the z/VM Control Program and how to use them.

3:00 PMBreak
3:30 AMJeff Savit - Past President of MVMUA Virtualization: Past, Present, and Future

This session reviews the evolution of virtual machine environments and virtualization from before CP/67 up to the present. Special emphasis is given to the "grand sequence" of VM/370 and its descendants, with focus on how it pioneered and evolved virtualization. Also discussed are other virtual machine environments and styles of virtualization, and current research. An appreciation of VM is presented: all the ideas and innovations it fostered, the concepts it "got right", and its community.
Jeff's presentation 725K
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4:30 PMQuestions and Answers and the give away's.
5:00 PMthank you very much.