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Attention: z/VM 6.3 will reach end of service on December 31, 2017. For more information, refer to the z/VM Service page.

Live Virtual Classes

Note: Recordings of past virtual classes can be found under the various tabs.

Upcoming z/VM KVM for z Systems Linux on z Systems z/VSE

General Information
IBM offers education on a variety of z/VM, Linux on z Systems, KVM for z Systems and z/VSE topics in the form of "Live Virtual Classes" (LVC). The day of the LVC broadcast, you can see the charts and listen to the speaker "live". In addition, you are able (and are encouraged) to ask questions of the speaker during a Q&A session following the prepared presentation. Please register for the section you wish to attend. Each LVC lasts approximately one hour, including Q&A.

The day following each LVC, we plan to post the the charts here in PDF format. Shortly thereafter we plan to provide a replay where you can read the charts, hear the recording and the Q&As. You are welcome to read the charts or listen to the playbacks when you can't participate 'live' or even if you wish to hear it all again.

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To be reminded of these virtual classes via email, contact Stephanie Gherghe, please mention "Linux, KVM and z/VM Webcasts" in the subject line of your email to Stephanie.

Upcoming Live Virtual Classes (LVC)

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Topic: OpenStack for KVM with Ubuntu on IBM z System
Speaker: Markus Zoeller, OpenStack Development, IBM Germany
Abstract: This session is divided into three parts, each with an equal time share of 15-20 minutes. We will start with a recap what Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is all about to resolve some minor potential misconceptions. After that, an overview of the most important capabilities of OpenStack are shown. The most common (at least in the past) pain points and mitigations are discussed too. Eventually, after having enough context, we take a look at Ubuntu and OpenStack on z. This includes deployment, operations and supported features. This session will bring you benefit if you're new(-ish) to OpenStack, evaluating IaaS solutions, and care about the user/operators-view.
Presentation Charts: PDF
Registration Link: