Metropolitan VM Users Association 168
27th Floor - 2 Penn Plaza
7th Ave, and 32nd St.
New York City, New York
(Right above Penn Station)
Note: You have to follow the security guidelines for IBI.
|8:30 AM||Breakfast provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|8:55 AM||Eric Schuler-Dalverny - IBI - Meeting Opening|
|9:00 AM||Yvonne Demeritt - CA - CA VM:Secure 3.2 & CA support for z/VM 6.4.0
The presentation will give general information for z/VM 6.4.0 support for CA z/VM products. In addition, it will provide details of changes made for z/VM 6.4.0 support and product enhancements provided in CA VM:Secure 3.2.
|10:45 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM||Mike Sine - IBM - Performance Best Practices for z/VM,Linux on z Systems, and LinuxONE
This session takes a two fold approach to best practices for z/VM and Linux management. First, the top performance attributes as determined by z/VM development, are introduced, reviewed for comprehension, and examples are shown on how to monitor for these performance attributes. Second, discussion on functions and features that should be enabled in your performance tool and why to better manage your end user's expectations and understand the performance attributes more completely. Attendees new to z/VM and Linux will gain insight into what are necessary attributes to monitor in order to maintain a healthy z/VM and Linux environment. All attendees will gain best practice recommendations for the latest versions of z/VM and Linux.
|12:00 AM||LUNCH Break - Lunch provided by Vicom Infinity, Inc.|
|1:00 PM|| Bill Bitner - IBM - z/VM 6.4: A Customer Driven Release
This session will take a high level view of the new z/VM 6.4 release that became Generally Available on November 11, 2016. It was a release born from customer feedback and with that, each customer should find some significant value in the release. We'll discuss items such as HyperPAV for z/VM ECKD paging, 2TB real memory support, improved SCSI management, a new CMS Pipelines library, and much more.
|2:00 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:15 PM||Bill Bitner - IBM - VMReview :
What is it ? Who Wrote it ? and Why ?
|2:45 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:00 PM||Len Santalucia - VICOM - Linux on Z News you can use
This session will present a brief update of recent developments in the Linux under z/VM area. The speaker will be Len Santalucia, CTO Vicom Infinity, Inc.
|3:30 PM||Questions / Comments|
|4:00 PM||Meeting adjourned and thanks to IBI and Vicom Infinity, Inc.|