MVMUA meeting April 24, 2018

Happy Spring to all of our MVMUA friends!!!

Our second meeting of 2018 is being held at Verisk Analytics on Tuesday, 04/24 In our usual location..

The agenda contains four (4) very informative presentations.  So please come to the meeting to

get the latest information on these products that are so important to the growth of the zVM platform.

Please let me know if you are attending

Eric Schuler-Dalverny

MetropolitanVMUsersAssociation   172

TUESDAY                                                     TUESDAY
April 24, 2018

Hosted at Verisk Analytics
545 Washington BLVD
Jersey City, NJ  07310 

08:30 AM   Continental Breakfast – Provided by VicomInfinityInc.

09:15 AM   Eric Schuler-Dalverny  –  IBI  –  Meeting Opening

09:30 AM   Shawn Carey, Peter Ritz, Rajarshi Das – FatBrain Software

FatBrain Real-time Decision Making Engine
The team from FatBrain will talk about their new real-time decision making software.

10:45 AM      Coffee Break

11:00 AM   Xenia Tkatschow – IBM – z/VM encrypted paging: Deep dive

In December 2017, IBM added support for the encryption of IBM z/VM paging data for its newest hardware. This session covers how it works and how to implement it.

12:00Noon    LUNCH Break  – Lunch provided by   VicomInfinityInc.

01:30 PM   Brian Hugenbruch – IBM – DNA sequencing with the z/VM Virtual Switch

The IBM z/VM Virtual Switch is a key part of most virtualization solutions on IBM Z and it has seen continuous advancement. This session looks at support added in August 2017 that introduced the Directory Network Authorization support. This made managing VSwitch virtual NIC easier and more consistent.

02:45 PM        Coffee Break

03:00 PM   Timothy Greer – IBM – Making VM Self-Aware

VM’s hypervising prowess makes it an ideal platform for self-awareness. We describe setting up a model of a running system, running as a guest on that system. With such a model, it is possible to allow the operating system to consider in advance the effects of certain actions, or choose to back out of situations apparently developing from recent actions. This is more the awareness level of “Ouch!” than “Cogito ergo sum!,

03:45 PM   Free-for-all / Questions / Comments

04:00 PM   Meeting adjourned, thanks to Verisk Analytics and VicomInfinity

Regards, Len

Leonard J. Santalucia

CTO | Business Development Manager | Certified Specialist | IBM Champion

Vicom Infinity, Inc.

IBM Premier Business Partner

One Penn Plaza – Suite 2010

New York, New York 10119




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