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z/VM Updates including 7.1 new features


Presentation

In this z/VM Platform Update presentation, Malcolm will cover the new z/VM release cadence, the recently announced and available z/VM 7.1, recent enhancements both to z/VM 6.4 and z/VM 7.1 and the Sponsor User system whereby clients can influence the introduction of New Functions into z/VM more directly.

(CJ)

Stream: Linux on z
Room: Wellington A
Time: 09:30 - 10:30

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Speakers


  • Malcolm Beattie at IBM UK LTD.
  • Malcolm Beattie works in IBM's System z (mainframe) business in the UK Systems and Technology Group as an IT Specialist and Linux Technical Consultant and also supports IBM's System z Academic Initiative. He has 20+ years experience with Linux and 15+ years experience with mainframes. He provides technical sales support for UK clients in the area of System z hardware and software, particularly z/VM virtualisation technology and Linux on System z. For the System z Academic Initiative, he engages with educational institutions across Europe on the subject of "Large Systems Thinking" and enterprise computing with the System z platform. This includes guest lectures, curriculum discussions and visiting lectureships at Surrey University and Sheffield University where he teaches mainframe modules focussing on z/OS. He also manages and runs "Zeus", the mainframe hub that provides free online System z access for education use to universities across Europe. Malcolm began his mainframe career at IBM in 1985 and has also spent 9 years as Systems Programmer for Oxford University Computing Services where he worked on a number of open source projects. He holds a BA, MA and DPhil in Mathematics from Oxford University.


    Email: beattiem@uk.ibm.com

  • Malcolm Beattie at IBM UK LTD.
  • Malcolm Beattie works in IBM's System z (mainframe) business in the UK Systems and Technology Group as an IT Specialist and Linux Technical Consultant and also supports IBM's System z Academic Initiative. He has 20+ years experience with Linux and 15+ years experience with mainframes. He provides technical sales support for UK clients in the area of System z hardware and software, particularly z/VM virtualisation technology and Linux on System z. For the System z Academic Initiative, he engages with educational institutions across Europe on the subject of "Large Systems Thinking" and enterprise computing with the System z platform. This includes guest lectures, curriculum discussions and visiting lectureships at Surrey University and Sheffield University where he teaches mainframe modules focussing on z/OS. He also manages and runs "Zeus", the mainframe hub that provides free online System z access for education use to universities across Europe. Malcolm began his mainframe career at IBM in 1985 and has also spent 9 years as Systems Programmer for Oxford University Computing Services where he worked on a number of open source projects. He holds a BA, MA and DPhil in Mathematics from Oxford University.


    Email: beattiem@uk.ibm.com

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