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The New IBM z15: A technical review of the Physical Planning, Installation/Migration, Coupling/STP, and HMC, OS Support and Statements of Directions.


This session is a technical review of IBM z15 processor details related to physical planning and installation. We will cover what changes will be required to accommodate the new 19'' frame layout. Cover the differences between BPA and iPDU based power options. Discuss changes coming to the Hardware Management Console; Coupling; STP; Internal Battery Feature; z15 packaging; and site tools. Look at the different frame configurations that are possible with the z15 and build an understanding of the key actions required to install a z15. This session is the second part of a two part sequence. Please consider attending the first session - The New IBM z15: A technical review of the Processor Design, New Features, I/O, and Crypto


Stream: Large Systems
Room: Indianapolis
Time: 13:00 - 14:00


  • Parwez Hamid at Independent Consultant
  • Parwez Hamid was an Executive IT Consultant with the IBM Server and Technology Group and a Technical Staff member of the IBM UK Technical Council. During the past 45 years he has worked in various IT roles within IBM. Since 1988 he worked with many IBM mainframe clients, mainly introducing new technology. Recently, he worked as a Consultant for
    System Z in IBM Poughkeepsie and provided Technical Support for the IBM System z hardware product portfolio. Parwez co-authored ITSO Redbooks publications and he prepared technical material for the worldwide announcement of System Z. Parwez worked with System z product development in Poughkeepsie and provided input and feedback for future product plans. Parwez taught and presented at numerous IBM user group
    and internal conferences. He was an instructor for the ITSO Worldwide Workshops.



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