|MVMUA Meeting 125|
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Metropolitan VM Users Association 125
October 24th, 2005
Information Builders Corporate Headquarters
27th Floor - 2 Penn Plaza
7th Ave, and 32nd St.
New York City, New York
(Right above Penn Station)
|8:30 AM||Continental Breakfast|
|8:55 AM||Meeting Opening - Bill Munson|
|9:00 AM||David Kreuter - VM Resources - VSWITCH and Hipersocket in z/VM/linux
"Using Guest Lans and Vswitch in z/VM" David describes the concepts,
facilities and methods involved in setting up and using guest lans on z/VM
to connect multiple virtual machines on virtual networks. Utilizing vswitches
will be described along with the benefits of using a vswitch guest lan.
|10:15 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:30 AM||Jeff Savit - SUN - How I became Windows-free
Jeff describes his experiences using desktop environments based on open systems instead of the ubiquitous Windows. Alternatives to Windows facilities, benefits and obstacles are discussed, along with evaluation of how well it works.
|11:30 AM||Jeff and David - An open forum discussing virtual server strategies
Jeff discusses the variety of different virtualization technologies available today, ranging from partitioning
to virtual machines to containers, and contrasting their relative capabilities.
This will be part of a session with David Kreuter discussing virtualization
|12:00 PM||Lunch - catered by Circa NY|
|1:00 PM||Reed Mullen - IBM - What's new with z/VM
What's new with z/VM: Introducing z/VM V5.2 Find out what's the big deal
about the soon-to-be-available z/VM Version 5 Release 2 product. With a
planned availability of December 16, 2005, z/VM V5.2 offers some cool technology
that will help you squeeze more value out of your IBM eServer zSeries server
or the new IBM System z9. This presentation will offer an overview of z/VM
V5.2 release content. Come and find out how this new release of z/VM will
help your organization.
|2:15 PM||Mike Hammock - Cornerstone Systems - zFrame
Mike will present a technical overview of the FLEX-ES powered zFrame family
of products, including the zFrame, zDev, zPad and zCenter (powered by FLEX-CUB)
products. A brief overview will be followed by a technical look at just
how zFrames utilize FLEX-ES to enable under-150 MIPS z-Architecture systems.
Next, we will take a look at recent advancements in the technology and
capabilities such as Faketape file compression, Faketape library automation
(AFLIB), zCenter device emulation for traditional mainframes and new hardware
and software bases to provide improved performance and flexibility. Anyone
with an interest in small (under 150 MIPS) z-Architecture systems should
be interested in this exciting new technology.
|3:15 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:30 PM||Will Roden - IBM - Socket Programming
Programmers are using the socket programming interface more now than ever. In this presentation,
I will discuss how to program using the socket interface in C, REXX, and CMS Pipelines.
I will also discuss some implementation details of socket enabled servers.
Finally, we will review a popular sniffer program and other interesting Pipeline techniques.
|4:30 PM||Questions and Answers and the IBM give away's.|
|5:00 PM||Thank you very much.|