January 22nd, 2007
Information Builders Corporate Headquarters
27th Floor "Red Carpet Room"
2 Penn Plaza
7th Ave, and 32nd St.
New York City, New York
(Right above Penn Station)
|9:00 AM||Continental Breakfast NOTE a LATER start TIME|
|9:30 AM||Meeting Opening - Bill Munson|
|9:45 AM||Phill Smith 3rd - Velocity Software - Exploiting Rexx |
Advanced Rexx Techniques
Are you already in love with Rexx's power, but feel you could
get more out of it? Come hear about Rexx 'power tools', performance tips, and other ways to exploit it to its fullest. This presentation, aimed at the programmer who has some Rexx usage but wishes to learn more about it, contains information
of value to all Rexx users.
|10:45 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM||Phill Smith 3rd - Velocity Software - LINUX Performance
Linux Performance Management on z/VM
Managing Linux on System z requires tools for capacity planning, performance analysis, chargeback, and operational support.
This presentation discusses the evolution of z/Linux performance management, including strengths and weaknesses of various measurement infrastructure technologies; presents the Velocity Software solution; and discusses some common performance
problems and cures.
|12:00 PM||Lunch Break
Lunch will be provided by MVMUA
|1:00 PM||Will Roden - IBM - Changing Behavior
Everyone can benefit from the knowledge of how to change behavior whether it's on a business or personal level. This presentation will discuss the basic concepts in behavior modification. New theories, tips, and techniques supported with corresponding reference material, will be made available for ongoing self-maintenance. Join us for a refreshing and interesting new perspective in "Changing Behavior".
|2:00 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:15 PM||Xenia Tkatschow - IBM - z/VM Resource Manager
The Virtual Machine Resource Manager (VMRM) provides functions To dynamically tune a z/VM system. This presentation discusses how the VMRM Service Virtual Machine can create a form of group scheduling by managing virtual machines into groups, or workloads, and how performance parameters are adjusted when there is contention for certain system resources. Learn about the latest enhancements and how you can use VMRM to help manage your z/VM system.
|3:15 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:30 PM||Will Roden - IBM - z/VM Back to Basics
If you are new to z/VM, whether you have a Linux background, z/OS, or simply have been away from VM for a long time, this is the session for you! We will show you what commands to use, how data is stored, what the file system looks like, editing files, and some of the many tools available for you to be productive in this new environment.
|4:30 PM||Questions and Answers and the IBM give away's.|
|5:00 PM||Thank you very much.|