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Updated: June 29, 2015

Welcome to IBM's 2015 T3 EMEA Class for Linux on z Systems and z/VM


What: Technical T3 Class for Linux on z Systems and z/VM
When: July 14-16, 2015
Where: IBM Research and Development Lab, Schoenaicher Str. 220, D - 71032 Boeblingen, Germany

General Information

We are very pleased to announce our 2015 technical T3 class. The class is set up to take place as a three day onsite event at the Boeblingen IBM Lab on July 14 - July 16, 2015. Join us on these three days focusing on the latest news and technical updates for Linux on z Systems and z/VM.

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 July 7, 2015.

Target Audience

IBM z Systems Technical Sales and System z Business Partners.

All attendees will need to sign an IBM Non-Disclosure Agreement.

Topic Highlights

  • What's New for Linux on IBM z Systems
  • Dinosaurs can dance: KVM on z Systems
  • Docker Update/State of the Art on z Systems
  • IBM Spectrum Scale for Linux on z Systems
  • Mobile Computing with IBM z Systems and Linux
  • IBM GDPS Virtual Appliance for Linux on z Systems
  • zVM support for the IBM z13, including SMT
  • CPU Pooling and ILMT

Sessions and Agenda

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

Day 1 - What's New, Including KVM on z Systems
Start End Session Name
10:00 am10:15 amWelcome and Introduction
10:15 am11:15 amz13 Positioning and Introducing KVM on z Systems
11:15 am11:30 amBreak
11:30 am12:15 pmVirtual Server Management with KVM on IBM z Systems
12:15 pm12:45 pmLive Demo - Exploiting SMT for SAP Application Servers
on z13
12:45 pm1:45 pmLunch
1:45 pm2:30 pmKVM on z: Dinosaurs can dance
2:30 pm3:00 pmLive Demo - OpenStack for KVM for IBM z
3:00 pm3:15 pmBreak
3:15 pm4:15 pmWhat's New for Linux on z Systems
4:15 pm5:15 pmz/VM Platform Update
5:15 pm5:45 pmKVM on z: Guest Installation Demo
5:45 pm6:00 pmIntroduction of IBM experts
after 6:00 pm Get-together in the IBM Cantina

Day 2 - z/VM and Linux on System z Deep Dive I
Start End Session Name
8:30 am9:00 amLinux on z Systems and its participation in the Open Source Ecosystem
9:00 am9:45 amWhy you should focus on Linux on z Series now, especially with IBM z13
9:45 am10:30 amIBM GDPS Virtual Appliance for Linux on z Systems
10:30 am10:45 amBreak
10:45 am11:15 amIBM Wave V1.2
11:15 am12:00 pmThe dress for IBM Wave: IBM Infrastructure Suite
12:00 pm12:45 pmDocker Update/State of the Art on z Systems
12:45 pm1:45 pmLunch
1:45 pm2:45 pmz/VM support for the IBM z13, including SMT
2:45 pm3:45 pmIBM Spectrum Scale for Linux on z Systems (formally GPFS) - Introduction
and New Features
3:45 pm4:00 pmBreak
4:00 pm4:30 pmRed Hat News
4:30 pm5:30 pmz/VM SMT Performance Deep Dive
5:30 pm6:00 pmOracle Licensing Update
after 6:00 pm Private get-together - location outside of IBM

Day 3 - z/VM and Linux on System z Deep Dive II
Linux
Start End Session Name
8:30 am9:00 amIntroduction to Crypto
9:00 am9:45 amz Systems Crypto Update for Crypto
9:45 am10:00 amBreak
10:00 am10:30 amSUSE News
10:30 am11:30 amJava on z13 - A Performance Update
11:30 am11:45 amBreak
11:45 pm12:45 pmz/VM CPU Pooling and ILMT
12:45 pm1:45 pmLunch
1:45 pm2:15 pmDemo - Hybrid Cloud with z Systems and SoftLayer
2:15 pm3:00 pmz/VM Systems Management Deep Dive
3:00 pm3:15 pmBreak
3:15 pm4:45 pmSMT does not mean Super-Market-Technology
4:45 pm5:00 pmSummary


Additional Tips

The closest airport is the airport in Stuttgart-Echterdingen.

For questions, please contact Stephanie Gherghe.