Brown Brothers Harriman
525 Washington Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07310
Note: You have to follow the security guidelines for BBH.
|8:30 AM||Continental Breakfast - Breakfast provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|9:30 AM||Bill Munson - Brown Brothers Harriman & CO. - Meeting Opening|
|9:45 AM|| Marty Deitch - Vicom Infinity Inc. - Systems Specialist
Best practices for sizing and TCO analysis for consolidation of distributed servers onto system z
|10:45 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM|| Eric Farman - IBM - lead CP I/O developer
This presentation provides an introduction to some of the newer, and perhaps less publicized, I/O support items added to z/VM that would not receive an entire presentation on their own. Namely, information on the additions to z/VM 5.4 and 6.1 for FlashCopy/Space-Efficient and Extended Address Volumes will be discussed, along with some other nuggets that may interest users.
|12:00 AM||LUNCH Break - Lunch provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|1:00 PM||Sharon Chen - CSL International - CSL-WAVE
CSL-WAVE, is very unique in the sense that it provides complete
freedom to our users to operate z/VM-based virtual server farms
while eliminating the need for the Linux sys-admins to develop a
z/VM skill set.
|2:00 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:15 PM|| Aaron Graves - CITIgroup - z/VM and LINUX at CITI
Aaron will discuss the zLinux implementations (past and present) at Citi including recent high-availability configurations and some upcoming projects.
|3:15 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:30 PM|| Jack Jones - IBM - Leveraging System z Security for Linux
Our last speaker Jack Jones, Executive IT Specialist, CISSP, will review the security options within the Linux on System z environment. There will be both a technical and a business discussion on the value that z/VM and Linux for System z bring to the System z hardware. The integration of this IT environment with the z/OS operating system and its RACF security will also be presented in addition to solutions that are currently being used in production.
|4:30 PM||Questions or Comments|
|5:00 PM||Meeting adjourned and thanks to BBH and Vicom Infinity, Inc.|