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Updated: June 10, 2016

Welcome to IBM's 2016 T3 EMEA Class for Linux on z Systems


What: Technical T3 Class for Linux on z Systems
When: July 12-14, 2016
Where: IBM Research and Development Lab, Schoenaicher Str. 220, D - 71032 Boeblingen, Germany

General Information

We are very pleased to announce our 2016 technical T3 class. The class is set up to take place as a three day onsite event at the Boeblingen IBM Lab on July 12 - July 14, 2016. Join us on these three days focusing on the latest news and technical updates 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 July 5, 2016 (Please note it can take up to 10 working days until you receive the registration confirmation).

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 - July 12 - What's New and LinuxONE
Start End Session Name
10:00 am10:15 amWelcome and Introduction
10:15 am11:00 amLinuxONE and Linux on z Systems Positioning
11:00 am11:15 amBreak
11:15 am12:15 pmLinux on z Systems and LinuxONE Embraces the Open Source Ecosystem
12:15 pm1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm2:15 pmKnow your Competition - Hypervisors in the Market
2:15 pm3:15 pmz/VM Platform Update
3:15 pm3:30 pmBreak
3:30 pm4:15 pmDynamic Partition Manager (DPM) Videos
4:15 pm4:45 pmzNext Hill Platform Simplification
4:45 pm5:45 pmWhat's New for Linux on IBM z Systems
5:45 pm6:00 pmIntroduction of IBM experts
after 6:00 pm Get-together in the IBM Cantina

Day 2 - July 13 - Deep Dive I
Start End Session Name
8:30 am9:00 amReal Client Experience - How to Sell
9:00 am9:30 amUbuntu Server 16.04 - Overview
9:30 am10:00 amFully Automated Installation of Ubuntu Server 16.04 with Preseed
10:00 am10:30 amSUSE on z Systems and LinuxONE - Latest News
10:30 am10:45 amBreak
10:45 am11:45 amDocker on z Systems Update with Demo
11:45 am12:45 pmz/VM SMT Performance
12:45 pm1:45 pmLunch
1:45 pm2:45 pmCMS Pipelines Update
2:45 pm3:45 pmPerformance Toolkit Update
3:45 pm4:00 pmBreak
4:00 pm4:45 pmCustomer Experiences Managing the z/VM, Linux on z Systems and LinuxONE Infrastrure
4:45 pm5:30 pmz/VM 6.4 Hypervisor Deeper Dive
5:30 pm5:45 pmWrap-up
after 6:00 pm Private get-together - location outside of IBM

Day 3 - July 14 - Deep Dive II
Start End Session Name
8:30 am9:30 amz/VM OpenStack and Demo
9:30 am10:00 amRed Hat News
10:00 am10:15 amBreak
10:15 am11:00 amKVM for IBM z Systems Update
11:00 am11:45 amWhat's New and Coming in Upstream for KVM (kernel, libvert, qemu)
11:45 pm12:45 pmKVM for z Systems Performance
12:45 pm1:45 pmLunch
1:45 pm2:45 pmKVM on z Systems Network Configuration Options
2:45 pm3:45 pmLive Guest Migration - Setup and Execution
3:45 pm4:00 pmSummary


Additional Tips

The closest airport is the airport in Stuttgart-Echterdingen.

For questions, please contact Stephanie Gherghe.