MVMUA 134, July 16th, 2008
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Metropolitan VM Users Association 134 Wednesday Wednesday July 16th, 2008 Marist College 3399 North Road Donnelly Hall - room 237 Poughkeepsie, New York Directions to Marist College 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast 9:30 AM Meeting Opening - Bill Munson - Brown Brothers Harriman & CO. 9:45 AM Romney White - IBM - New Features of the z/VM 5.3 Control Program The latest releases of z/VM include many enhancements to the z/VM Control Program. These include additional support for Linux guests, virtual networks, and guest connectivity, as well as technological enhancements for IBM System z servers. This session will describe the newest features of the z/VM Control Program and how to use them. Romney's presentation 6,839K You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here. 10:45 AM Coffee Break 11:00 AM Romney White - IBM - z/VM Live Guest Migration z/VM Live Guest Migration moves a running guest from one z/VM system to another with at most a brief interruption to its service. From the guest's perspective, nothing significant changes in its environment. This session describes z/VM's approach to creating this capability, explains the motivation for developing it, and includes a technology demonstration. Romney's presentation 954K You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here. 12:00 PM LUNCH Break Lunch will be provided by MARIST College 1:00 PM Sue Baloga - IBM - VMSES support, RSU and SDO delivery Were you aware that the z/VM operating system could be delivered electronically? We will look at the electronic deliverables for z/VM including methods for requesting them and what to do with them once they are received. We will also review the z/VM service philosophy and automation in VMSES/E for service tasks. There is no need for concern when you enter a restart record if you understand the data sources behind the automation. Sue's zVM Operating System eDelivery presentation 2,393K Sue's Service Automation and Electronic Service presentation 2,033K You can download a viewer for Microsoft PowerPoint here 2:00 PM Coffee Break 2:15 PM Dr. Klaus Goebel - IBM - z/VSE Systems Manager z/VSE Trends & Directions and Modernization Strategy This session focuses on the recent announcements in and around z/VSE V4. It covers z/VSE status, content, future strategy, interoperability, SOA solutions, as well as the benefits of an hybrid environment incorporating the best of z/VSE, z/VM, and Linux on System z. The presentation also reviews attractive new software pricing introduced exclusively for z/VSE V4 on IBM System z9 and z10 server technology. It includes examples of z9 EC and z9 BC customer success stories made possible by IBM's renewed emphasis on VM/VSE environments. Klaus's presentation 1,815K You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here. 3:45 PM Questions and Answers and the IBM give away's. 4:00 PM thank you very much.