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Updated: October 19, 2016

Welcome to IBM's 2016 T3 US (Bethesda, Maryland) Class for Linux on z Systems


What: Technical T3 Class for Linux on z Systems
When: October 31, 2016 - November 1, 2016
Where: IBM Bethesda, 6710 Rockledge Drive, "A" Wing, Bethesda, MD

General Information

We are very pleased to announce the 2016 technical T3 Class in Bethesda, Maryland from October 31 - November 1, 2016! Join us for two days focusing on the latest news and technical topics for Linux on z Systems, LinuxONE, z/VM and KVM for z Systems.

Enrollment and Costs/Fees

The class is free of charge. Travel and living expenses will be your responsibility.

Please enroll by sending an email to Stephanie Gherghe. Space is limited.

Enrollment closes on October 27, 2016

Target Audience

IBM z Systems/LinuxONE Technical Sales and z Systems Business Partners.

Sessions and Agenda

Presenters will be Linux on z Systems, z/VM and KVM for z Systems developers from Boeblingen and Endicott, and others from the technical community.

Day 1 - October 31, 2016
Start End Session Name
9:00 am9:15 amWelcome and Introduction
9:15 am10:15 amPositioning of LinuxOne and Linux on z Systems and Blockchain
10:15 am10:30 amBreak
10:30 am11:30 amz/VM Platform Update
11:30 pm12:30 pmKVM for IBM z Update
12:30 pm1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm2:15 pmKVM Upstream News
2:15 pm3:30 pmRed Hat News
3:30 pm3:45 pmBreak
3:45 pm4:30 pmDynamic Partition Manager (DPM)
4:30 pm5:30 pmCustomer Experiences Managing the z/VM, Linux on z Systems and
LinuxONE Infrastructure

Day 2 - November 1, 2016
Start End Session Name
8:30 am9:30 amWhat's new in Linux on IBM z Systems
9:30 am10:30 amDocker on IBM z Systems Update
10:30 am10:45 amBreak
10:45 am11:30 amUbuntu
11:30 am12:30 pmz/VM Systems Management Overview
12:30 pm1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm2:15 pmCognitive Computing with IBM z Systems and Linux
2:15 pm3:15 pmManaging Performance Best Practices for IBM z/VM
and Linux on z Systems and LinuxONE
3:15 pm3:30 pmBreak
3:30 pm4:15 pmz/VM Futures Discussion and Feedback
4:15 pm5:15 pmPutting SMT to Work
5:15 pm5:30 pmWrap-up


Additional Tips

For questions, please contact Stephanie Gherghe or Fred Bader.