VM news and VM web site changes for 2004

This segment has been updated to remove old or non-functioning links.

December 2004

November 2004

  • Webinar: December 8, 2004
    Best Practices for Linux Performance on zSeries
    Presenters: Romney White and Laura Knapp
  • Attend the next Wisconsin Linux on zSeries User Group PDF
    Wednesday, December 8, 2004
    Franklin, WI
    RSVP to kfiedler@wpsic.com or 608-223-5866
    Map PDF
  • zSeries and Linux Solutions Briefing for Colleges, University and Education PDF will be held in Durham, NC on December 9.
    To confirm your attendance or for more information please contact: Sasha Palmer at 1-919-871-1002 or ASCRAL@us.ibm.com
  • z/VM V5.1 LP Migration Matrix updated
  • Thank you to those who attended, presented, and/or exhibited at zSeries Expo in Miami. It was a great week. If you could not make it to this one, be sure to mark the dates for the 2005 conferences:
    April 11-15, 2005Innsbruck, Austria
    Sept. 19-23, 2005San Francisco, California

October 2004

September 2004

August 2004

July 2004

June 2004

May 2004

April 2004
  • April 07, 2004 - IBM Announcements:
    • IBM z/VM V5.1 extends zSeries on demand capabilities with Linux-related enhancements and introduces a new pricing model
    • IBM eServer zSeries 890: This newest member of the zSeries family continues our long history of innovation and brings latest-generation z990-class technology, function and value to a broader audience with a low entry point, improved price/performance and outstanding flexibility for mid-sized companies.
    • IBM TotalStorage ESS 750, a storage solution designed and priced specifically to integrate with the IBM eServer zSeries 890 in mid-sized enterprises.
    • Preview Preview of z/VSE V3.1
      Note: z/VSE can execute in 31-bit mode only. It does not implement z/Architecture, and specifically does not implement 64-bit mode capabilities. z/VSE is designed to exploit selected features of IBM zSeries hardware.
  • April 07, 2004:
    The IBM Mainframe from 1964-2004: Forty years of value and innovation
    May 04, 2004
    Domino for Linux on zSeries. What's New. What's Coming. Why Linux. PDF

March 2004

February 2004

January 2004

December 2003
  • z800, Linux on zSeries, z/VM...
    University of Florida's highly secure Grid bolsters scientific research
  • A December opportunity to hone your VM programmer skills:
    z/VM Training and Systems Programming Workshop
    December 8-12, 2003 in Toronto, ON.

  • You won't want to miss the December 18 HILLGANGin Reston, Virginia. Join with other VM and Linux enthusiasts in the Washinton DC area to hear about
    • Automating Application Startup under Linux
    • Sharing Kernel and Application Materials on Linux for zSeries
    • Universal Operating System for Diverse Hardware Architectures

  • The SDO z/VM 3.1 and SDO z/VM 4.4 information now includes November 2003 service. (With thanks to Steve Collins and Barbara Johnson)
  • Attendees of the 2003 zSeries EXPO and the VSE Technical Conference received a CD with the presentation handouts. Any topics not on the CD for whatever reason, or that have been updated and provided to us will be made available on the Presentations Web Page.
  • Register (by December 15, 2003). to receive a complimentary Linux on zSeries Redbooks collection

Historical information
Link to the news/changes made during these years:
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996.