3399 North Road
Kondysar Presentation Room, HC 2023
Poughkeepsie, New York
|8:30 AM||Continental Breakfast - Breakfast provided by Marist College|
|9:00 AM||Bill Munson - Brown Brothers Harriman & CO. - Meeting Opening|
|9:15 AM||Tim Ondrey - Marist - Business Intelligence: Cognos on z/Linux
Through virtualization, Marist College has harnessed the power of System
z to run a number of large applications such as; SunGard's Banner ERP,
Email, Sakai iLearn and hundreds more Virtual Linux Machines.
|10:15 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:30 AM||Jim Newell - IBM - End to End Application Discovery, Mapping and Configuration Management Across Traditional and Virtualized Infrastructures
In today's world of composite applications understanding how these
applications and their underlying infrastructures whether physical
or virtualized are configured and interconnected is critical to
keeping them alive and well. In order to do this, IT needs discover
and visualize the complex chain of dependencies involved in business
applications, isolate problems to root causes and in this way
maximize overall application availability and performance.
|11:30 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:45 AM||Pat Doyle - BCIDA - Data Center ready facilities
We will have a techbyte on computer hosting capability being developed in upstate NY by the Broome County Industrial Development Agency. Patrick Doyle will be discussing the Data Center ready facilities for hosting and disaster recovery services.
|12:15 PM||LUNCH Break - provided by Marist College|
|1:00 PM||Romney White - IBM - Unified Resource Manager
The heart of the IBM zEnterprise System is the Unified Resource
Manager, which provides hardware and platform management for all
components of the system. This includes operational controls and
management of hypervisors, virtual server lifecycles, networks,
storage, performance, and energy. By leveraging virtualization,
Unified Resource Manager encapsulates virtual server management,
administration, and operation into a coherent set of functions that
operate across the multiple architectures of zEnterprise.
|2:00 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:15 PM||Mike Buzzetti - IBM - IBM zEnterprise zBX Overview and Impact to Solution Design and Deployment
The new IBM zEnterprise is the first system of systems. It is a hybrid system made up of a new mainframe component and a zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension. The zBX introduces new opportunities for solution design, deployment. It also opens up the opportunity for new application and solution designs. This session will provide an overview of the zBX and the potential impacts to solution design and deployment.
|3:15 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:30 PM||Eric Farman - IBM - Using SCSI in a z/VM Environment
An overview of z/VM's native support for SCSI disks, and how they can be used to install, IPL, and run your z/VM system in a SCSI-only environment. Will also touch on recently added support for newer devices, such as SAN Volume Controller and XIV.
|4:30 PM||Closing / Questions / Comments and the IBM give away|
|5:00 PM||Meeting adjourned and thanks to Marist College for everything.|