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Sunday, June 17
 

13:00

iDoctor for IBM i Deep Dive
iDoctor is the best tool for doing deep dive performance investigations on IBMi. iDoctor gives you a good graphical understanding about your performance data. This can be when you are looking at Collection Services data and Job Watcher data, but also PEX (Performance Explore) data.Wait accounting will be reviewed, so you understand how IBM i can make it possible to collect performance data used for deep diving into partition and your applications.You will see practical examples of iDoctor analyzing Collection Service data, Job Watcher data and PEX data, so you can get very deep information about bottlenecks and issues in jobs/threads that can help you solve performance problems.Before the conference, you are welcome to contact the speaker at morten.buur.rasmussen@dk.ibm.com to request your own data to be analyzed during the session. Before the conference, you will be guided through the collection of data, so that is ready for the conference. All type of performance problems can be analyzed via iDoctor.

Speakers
avatar for Morten Buur Rasmussen

Morten Buur Rasmussen

Power performance specialist, IBM Lab Services Europe
Morten Buur Rasmussen is a performance Specialist at IBM Lab Services Europe.Morten has 32 years of experience in the computing field. He started working with the S/38 and AS/400 in 1988 as programmer.Before joining the Lab Services, he worked for IBM Denmark and several European... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 13:00 - 17:00
Board 101
 
Monday, June 18
 

09:45

GSI: hybrid cloud service for IBM Power environments already available in Poland

GSI is secure, scalable and flexible hybrid cloud service offering dedicated for regulated markets (banking, public). This new service was developed and is hosted in Poland by IBM Services team. The solution is fully complimentary to standard IBM Cloud public offering. Being managed locally the solution offers flexible contract terms and non-standard functionalities required by local regulations. GSI is leveraging leading orchestration (OpenStack) and virtualization technologies (PowerVM, KVM, VMware) on top of IBM enterprise platforms (Power, SVC). According to the implementation team best knowledge this is the first successful IBM “Infrastructure-as-a-Service” cloud offering for all operating systems available on IBM Power platform.

During the presentation you will get familiar with business and technology project background and plans for future service development directions.


Speakers
avatar for Krzysztof Grzęda

Krzysztof Grzęda

GSI Offering Development, IBM
Krzysztof GrzedaExperienced leader of technical and sales teams. Focused on innovative business solutions based on IBM infrastructure, cloud and application development services. Passionate about building bridges between modern technologies and effective development of IT professionals... Read More →


Monday June 18, 2018 09:45 - 10:45
Irys

11:00

IBM i Latest & Greatest 7.3, 7.2 & TRs
Come hear an overview of the capabilities of the currently available releases of IBM i. From major enhancements to Db2 to major security enhancements; from key advances in open source to new storage options; from performance analysis to being able to answer business questions with integrated SQL analytics, the most recent releases and Technology Refreshes have tremendous integrated power. This is a double-length session.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Will

Steve Will

Chief Architect - IBM i, IBM
Steve has worked on the IBM i operating system and its predecessors since the initial development of the AS/400. Since 2007, he has been the IBM i Chief Architect, responsible for the strategy of the operating system and the plan for future releases.


Monday June 18, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Promenada

13:00

GDPR for companies running IBM i
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is THE european regulation that became effective in may 2018, Every business, regardless of size or industry, is affected. What need companies that run IBM i to consider to be compliant with the GDPR with their applications and databases? We will give some background information and tipps what is necessary.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Engel

Robert Engel

CEO, Raz-Lee
Robert Engel is as CEO of Raz-Lee Security GmbH in Germany responsible for Sales and Support of the Raz-Lee Products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Robert is skilled industrial business manager and has the commercial background for many of his IT projects. With more than 30... Read More →


Monday June 18, 2018 13:00 - 14:00
Orchidea B

13:00

Who needs Exit Point Programs
Do you want to learn what can be done with Exit Point Program? By giving examples you can learn about the different purposes how to use them to make your life as a systems manager easier.

Speakers
avatar for Rudi van Helvoirt

Rudi van Helvoirt

Owner, van Helvoirt Automatisering
After having started as a System/38 programmer in 1986. In 1989 the switch was made to system programming and systems management. Being passionate about systems management he founded van Helvoirt Automatisering in 1993. Rudi enjoys helping IBM i customers ever since for running their... Read More →


Monday June 18, 2018 13:00 - 14:00
Promenada

14:15

IBM i Services the future of systems management
IBM i Services are perhaps the best kept secret of managing and monitoring IBM i. Relatively few users of our favourite platform know what they are and even fewer use them regularly. This is a crying shame as they are truly remarkable. IBM i Services can tell you in seconds what it takes a skilled system operator minutes or even hours to discover.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Bradshaw

Steve Bradshaw

Friendly Techie, Rowton IT Solutions
I'm a TWiT but a friendly one, Feel Free to Talk With i Techies like me.If you've got a question about POWER hardware, it's operating systems, how to configure. monitor, diagnose and upgrade it, just ask.


Monday June 18, 2018 14:15 - 15:15
Promenada

14:15

What you need to know to successfully upgrade to IBM i 7.3
When doing an upgrade to IBM i, there is more work involved in the planning the upgrade than in the actual upgrade itself. When you have done the planning, the actual upgrade is simple. This session covers planning tips, prerequisites, hardware issues, software compatibility, and then post installation requirements. Your upgrade isn't complete until this last step is done. While this presentation focuses on upgrading to V7.3, if you are upgrading to an earlier release, (V7.1, V7.2), we also cover those releases

Speakers
avatar for Pete Massiello

Pete Massiello

President, iTech Solutions
Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He has held numerous technical positions through out his career. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Premier Business Partner delivering... Read More →


Monday June 18, 2018 14:15 - 15:15
Gerbera A+B

17:00

How to Access and Manage your IBM i today and into the future
This session will first review how devices today are changing how we access and manage our IBM i. We will then look at IBM's strategic direction for both access and system management. Solutions like Access Client Solutions, IBM i Navigator for i and iAccess Mobile will be discussed as well as how each fits into this strategic direction. This is especially true today, with the iAccess for Windows product not supported on Windows 10, we will look at the key solutions you need and help you understand what is available today. This session will not only look at the strategic views, but will also include some live demos and help you understand what additional sessions you should look for to dive deeper in to these key topics.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Rowe

Tim Rowe

Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i, IBM
Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys... Read More →


Monday June 18, 2018 17:00 - 18:00
Promenada
 
Tuesday, June 19
 

09:15

Tips and tricks to saving disk space and improving performance
What can you do to stop the rampant growth of data that's eating up disk space? How do you improve system performance? Come to this session to find out how to make the most out of your existing configuration by leveraging the many optimization and cleanup techniques that are a part of IBM i, including reorganization of physical files, sharing of access paths, and using the DISKTASK command. Pinpoint how to reduce your disk I/O by reorganizing files and clean up your system using the Retrieve Disk Information (RTVDSKINF) and Retrieve Directory Information (RTVDIRINF) commands. Learn how sharing access paths can reduce disk utilization and memory faulting. Know your options for reorganizing your files while your users continue to access them.

Speakers
avatar for Pete Massiello

Pete Massiello

President, iTech Solutions
Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He has held numerous technical positions through out his career. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Premier Business Partner delivering... Read More →


Tuesday June 19, 2018 09:15 - 10:15
Gerbera A+B

12:30

SQL for the Security Officer
The pressures and expectations for the security officer have never been higher.
Come to this session to learn how to use SQL to accomplish critical security tasks, including the ability to easily automate security policies.
You do not have to be an SQL expert to gain something from this session.
I will give you examples that you can take back and use.
In the session, I will explain how the examples work and you'll leave with the skills necessary to be a better and more productive IBM i security officer.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Mackenzie

Sarah Mackenzie

IBM
Sarah has worked at IBM since 2013 and is a key developer working on the IBM i Development team in Rochester. She is specifically focused on Db2 for i and is responsible for helping to implementing many of the recent enhancements to Db2 for i, including RCAC and Temporal Tables. Sarah... Read More →


Tuesday June 19, 2018 12:30 - 13:30
Irys

13:45

Cool things in Navigator for IBM i to be a Rock Star System Admin
IBM Navigator for i is a powerful tool to better manage your IBM i environment. Get expert advice for features in the tool to make you a RockStar system administrator. Step through the functionality of this product and learn how to leverage the Performance Data Investigator to turn the collection services data into graphs you can use to identify performance issues. Learn ways to protect your system from intrusions, as well as close security holes such as FTP. See how this tool can help you select and install Logical files on your system to improve performance with the Index Advisor. Learn about the enhancements to this valuable tool in the release of version 7.3, while we see how this tool provides tips and techniques for better and more effective productivity.

Speakers
avatar for Pete Massiello

Pete Massiello

President, iTech Solutions
Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He has held numerous technical positions through out his career. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Premier Business Partner delivering... Read More →


Tuesday June 19, 2018 13:45 - 14:45
Gerbera A+B

16:30

Common Observations and Pitfalls in the IBM i
There are typical performance pitfalls that IBM Lab Services consultants find during many performance assessments. Some of the most important areas will be covered during the presentation. The main focus will be around the Power8 observations and experience, but also other areas are covered. Please be aware this is an advanced presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Morten Buur Rasmussen

Morten Buur Rasmussen

Power performance specialist, IBM Lab Services Europe
Morten Buur Rasmussen is a performance Specialist at IBM Lab Services Europe.Morten has 32 years of experience in the computing field. He started working with the S/38 and AS/400 in 1988 as programmer.Before joining the Lab Services, he worked for IBM Denmark and several European... Read More →


Tuesday June 19, 2018 16:30 - 17:30
Gerbera A+B
 
Wednesday, June 20
 

10:45

Who needs an Advanced Job Scheduler
Are you using the WRKJOBSCDE to schedule your jobs. In this session you will see why you need something more advanced. By showing the features of the Advanced Job Scheduler, you will understand why it is called the Advanced Job Scheduler. A must have for the modern IBM i systems manager tasks.

Speakers
avatar for Rudi van Helvoirt

Rudi van Helvoirt

Owner, van Helvoirt Automatisering
After having started as a System/38 programmer in 1986. In 1989 the switch was made to system programming and systems management. Being passionate about systems management he founded van Helvoirt Automatisering in 1993. Rudi enjoys helping IBM i customers ever since for running their... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:45 - 11:45
Gerbera A+B