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New York City, New York
(Right above Penn Station)
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|8:30 AM||Continental Breakfast - Breakfast provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|9:30 AM||Eric Schuler-Dalverny - IBI - Meeting Opening|
|9:45 AM|| David Kreuter - VM Resources - Interesting and even useful topics with PIPELINEs
We are all aware of the great tools that are written in rapid fire fashion using PIPELINEs. PIPELINEs has many rich stages including a set of client and server TCPIP socket stages. David will show a number of PIPELINEs exploiting some of the arcane stages including pitch and catch over the network. It might even be useful to you.
|10:45 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM||Wayne Morton
- Rocket Software
- Rocket Softwares Data Virtualization Platform
This presentation by Rocket Software will cover what their new Data Virtualization platform is, the business drivers affecting the need for data virtualization, and how the Rocket Data Virtualization (DV) solution addresses these challenges. Specific features and benefits of the Rockets high performance Data Virtualization platform on IBM z Systems that enables organizations to leverage their mainframe, and other data sources, for real-time access by applications such as BI, analytics, cloud, or mobile without having to offload data from the mainframe alleviating any compliance and security issues and how DV exploits z13 systems will be discussed.
|1200 AM||LUNCH Break - Lunch provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
- IBM - Goal-oriented dynamical performance management of KVM for IBM z Systems virtual server CPU resources
We will discuss how z Systems Hypervisor Performance Manager (zHPM) dynamically manages resource allocation of a KVM for IBM z Systems hypervisor based on performance goals defined in user-specified policies.
|2:00 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:15 PM||David Kreuter - VMResources - Why I write Cheat Sheets PLUS You're Just Not Paranoid 'Nuff 'Bout Stuff
I have been authoring a lot of z/VM cheat sheets, er, Standard Operating Procedures lately. I will tell you why and review a couple of them. Then I will delve into why we need to be more paranoid about our procedural sysprog work. I will focus on how paranoia helps in task performance outside of security.
|3:15 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:30 PM||Mike MacIsaac - ADP- Making your life easier with automation
As the number of Linux instances under z/VM grows in your organization, so too does the workload of the z/VM and Linux systems administrators. Automation of processes is a must to not only keep the size of the workload reasonable, but also to avoid having to perform repetitive tasks. The speaker will present on how to make your life easier using automation.
|4:30 PM||Questions or Comments|
|5:00 PM||Meeting adjourned and thanks to IBI and Vicom Infinity, Inc.|