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Session Description Presenter Available?
System p/AIX
pAI01 Multiple Shared-Processor Pools in Power6 Systems
Presentation – Intermediate

With virtualization becoming more ubiquitous in server estates, the facility of Multiple Shared-Processor Pools (MSPPs) in the Power Systems severs is an enhancement to the extensive PowerVM portfolio. Using MSPPs as can make capacity management and administration easier, and contain software license exposure. After a short primer on PowerVM partitioning, the co-inventor of the MSPP technology with take you through the basic concepts, the implementation and configuration of MSPPs, and conclude with some considerations/decision-points when architecting virtualized services with MSPPs.

Christopher Hales No
pAI02 AIX Trends and Directions
Presentation – Intermediate

A look at planned AIX enhancements and schedules for 2008 and beyond including release roadmaps and upcoming Technology Levels.

Jay Kruemcke Yes
pAI03 What is new in AIX
Presentation – Intermediate

This session should provide an overview of each component of the offerings:
– PowerVM™ Workload Partitions Manager for AIX
– IBM Tivoli® Application Dependency Discovery Manager
– IBM Tivoli Monitoring
– IBM Usage and Accounting Manager Virtualization Edition for Power Systems.

Jay Kruemcke Yes
pAI04 Configuring AIX 6 Workload Partitions (WPARs)
Presentation – Intermediate

Wondering what AIX 6 WPARs are all about? This technical presentation explains what they are and differentiates between Application and System WPARs in the areas of networking, filesystems, users and groups, and operating system tools.

??? No
pAI05 Live Application Mobility Demonstration
Demo – Intermediate

This demonstration will show how to create a system WPAR and move it from one partition to another using the Workload Partitions Manager software.

Linda Flanders Yes
pAI07 PowerVM Active Memory Sharing
Demo – Advanced

This session should provide a profound coverage of the implementation details, configuration recommendations, performance characteristics and limitations.

Nigel Griffiths Yes
pAI08 nmon and Topas
Demo – Intermediate

nmon Has now been integrated into Topas. The presenter, who developed nmon, will look at new features and how the integration can assist in managing your systems.

Nigel Griffiths Yes
pAI09 AIX & VIOS Update
Demo – Intermediate

This session should provide an overview of the AIX 61D, AIX 53Q and VIOS Enhancements including:
– PowerVM Active Memory Sharing
– N-Port ID Virtualization
– Concurrent Update / Patch Management
– WPAR Enhancements
– WPAR Manager Enhancements
– VIOS V2.1

Nigel Griffiths Yes
pAI10 WPARS, updates and functionality
Presentation – Intermediate

This session should provide an overview of each component of the offerings:
– PowerVM™ Workload Partitions Manager for AIX
– IBM Tivoli® Application Dependency Discovery Manager
– IBM Tivoli Monitoring
– IBM Usage and Accounting Manager Virtualization Edition for Power Systems.

Nigel Griffiths Yes
pAI11 Migrating to AIX 6.1
Presentation – Intermediate

Migrating to AIX 6.1 is an easy and low risk task, this session presents information on planning, performing and checking the migration with reference to common ‘gotchas’ and new tools to make it even easier. If you are planning a migration to AIX 6.1 then this is the session for you.

Peter Nutt Yes
pAI12 Oracle on AIX, Performance and Tuning
Presentation – Intermediate

This presentation session will talk about some of the basic system tuneables in AIX for an Oracle environment and will then go into some of the resources you can request from your DBA to help with tuning. We will also look at an AWR report to figure out what other areas you should lookat for tuning the system. This is written from the perspective of an AIX admin, not a DBA.

Peter Nutt No
pAI14 Enhancing Power’s security with IBM’s own Internet Security System’s products
Presentation – Intermediate

This talk will cover how ISS complements AIX security features to deliver a comprehensive host-based threat mitigation solution to help customer achieve and maintain compliance with security policy. Long-term integration strategy with POWER will also be covered.

Scott Johnson
David Abercrombie
Yes
pAI15 IBM Migration Factory – Migrating from the competition
Presentation – Intermediate

When migrating from vendor platforms / operating systems to IBM, focus on protecting of the customer’s "Business Logic Application", skill base and mitigate the risk. The IBM Migration Factory presents its history, expertise & core competencies, methods, processes, approaches, driving factors for migration and select brief case history examples and lessons learned from over 22 years of migration projects, the Value Proposition and the offerings from System P for the Customer, the Direct Channel and our Business Partners to help successfully accomplish a migration to IBM System P.

Rick Murphy Yes
pAI16 IT Compliance and Best Practices of IT Governance
Presentation – Introduction

This session will explain the reasoning behind the recent wave of IT compliance standards and how best to meet these compliance requirements.

Shawn Mullen Yes
pAI17 The AIX Security Expert Tool
Presentation – Introduction

This session will provide an overview of the AIX Security Expert feature which allows for the automated configuration of some 300 hundred security settings. This session will also cover the new AIX Security Expert features in AIX 6.1, along with advanced configuration techniques and customization examples. These customization examples will show you how to implement security hardening elements unique to your IT environment. You will also learn to systematically confirm that the systems in your enterprise adhere to this customized security hardening.

Shawn Mullen Yes
pAI18 Return to Service: Handling Problems Effectively
Presentation – Intermediate

This session is designed to provide suggestions and best practices for working with IBM support effectively as well as ideas around returning your system to full service quickly. A ‘firedrill’ approach will be explored with attendees as well as the Monday morning cron job. This will be a lively discussion around what works (and doesn’t) when your hair is on fire and your boss is looking for an ETA on return to service.

Susan Schreitmueller No
pAI19 Meet the Developers
Open Discussion – Intermediate

Distinguished engineer Susan Schreitmueller will lead a panel of IBM developers and technicians in an open discussion inviting questions from the floor.

Susan Schreitmueller No
pAI20 System Maintenance Planning for Availability
Presentation – Intermediate

We will discuss planning for O/S and firmware maintenance events along with specifics around selecting the appropriate maintenance cadence for your risk tolerance. Live Partition Mobility and Application Mobility will be explored along with manually initiated failover as a way of applying maintenance. Tools available to assist in patch dissemination and fix level recommendation tool (FL/RT) will be discussed along with a futures discussion for FL/RT and other tools.

Susan Schreitmueller No
pAI21 Introduction to System Monitoring
Presentation – Introduction

This session will cover a number of AIX files and tools to perform basic health, performance and security monitoring. This is a good session for new admins to learn what is available. For seasoned admins, this session reminds them of more basic monitoring they may have forgotten. Excellent material to be passed on to new administrators. Helpful for initial problem determination on systems as well.

Grover Davidson No
pAI22 Planning for system recovery
Presentation – Intermediate

This presentation discusses the items to be addressed for business continuity both as disaster planning and normal operations. Focuses on system recovery and ways to achieve it. Good reference material for all customers.

Grover Davidson Yes
pAI23 Understanding memory usage with SVMON
Presentation – Advanced

The presentation explains in depth details of memory usage and analysis with the svmon tool supplied with AIX.

Grover Davidson Yes
pAI24 Using the NIM and HMC Command Line Interface to automate deployments
Presentation – Intermediate

Most people manage their HMCs and NIM servers through a browser, WebSM and/or SMIT. But using the command line interface allows you to script all your actions, thus making deployments of mixed environments easier. In this session the presenter will show you his favorite commands, scripts, gotchas and other tricks, which he uses every week to configure the equipment used in the Netherlands to deliver courses.

Wouter Liefting Yes
pAI25 Care and Feeding of AIX
Presentation – Intermediate

This session presents a selection of hints, tips and guidance from administrators, support personnel and implementers. Hear experts from around the world on the topic of looking after and nurturing your treasured AIX system and operating environment.

Susan Schreitmueller Yes
pAI50 How to configure and use AIX General Parallel File System (GPFS)
Lab – Introduction

In this lab you will learn how to configure and use AIX General Parallell File System (GPFS) with both directly attached and network only disk.

Bjorn Rodén No
pAI51 How to configure and use AIX Network Install Manager (NIM)
Lab – Introduction

In this lab you will learn how to configure and use AIX Network Install Manager (NIM) server to maintain both its own LPP repositories, but also client LPARs.

Bjorn Rodén No
pAI52 Configuring WPARs Lab
Lab – Intermediate

This lab session will have you create and explore application and system WPARs using AIX 6 commands. You will create WPARs, look at administrative files, login to WPARs, create and use WPAR users, configure and test networking, and view various AIX command outputs with a WPAR environment.

Linda Flanders Yes
pAI53 Migrating to AIX 6.1 – LAB
Lab – Intermediate

Lab session: Migrating to AIX 6.1 is an easy and low risk task, this lab provides ‘hands-on’ experience of migrating a system to AIX 6.1 from an earlier version of AIX.

Peter Nutt No
pAI54 The security features of AIX 6.1
Lab – Advanced

The security features of AIX 6.1

Ted Sullivan No
System p/PowerHA
pHA01 PowerHA (HACMP/XD) for GLVM Concepts and Configuration
Presentation – Intermediate

Attendees will see the steps involved in planning and many of the SMIT panels necessary to configure a 2-node, 2-site HACMP/XD for GLVM cluster. The startup of Cluster Services and the commands used to monitor the state of the GLVM pairs will be shown.

Bill Miller Yes
pHA02 PowerHA (HACMP) for AIX Concepts and Configuration
Presentation – Introduction

Attendees will see the steps involved in the planning and the design considerations for a 2-node HACMP cluster and then will be walked through the SMIT panels to configure the cluster.

Bill Miller Yes
pHA03 Configuring Shared Virtual SAN Storage for an PowerHA (HACMP) Cluster Demonstration
Demo – Advanced

In this presentation and demonstration, students will learn how to configure highly available shared SAN storage for POWER6 servers that are used as nodes in an HACMP V 5.4 AIX cluster. Students will learn how to configure virtual storage devices on the Virtual I/O Server and the clients (nodes), and configure the appropriate access to the shared storage from multiple cluster nodes. This configuration will be explored after it is complete.

??? No
pHA04 High Availability or Disaster Recovery on IBM Power Systems ?
Presentation – Intermediate

What are the differences between High Availability and Disaster Recovery ?
How to deal with the distance ?
Various HA and DR architectures are proposed, including Oracle database
Considerations about the best layer to implement Disaster Recovery
– storage
– AIX
– Application

Michel Passet Yes
pHA05 HACMP and Virtualization
Presentation – Intermediate

Preparing PowerHA ( HACMP) LPARs for virtualized environments, Live Partition Mobility and more.

Stefan Gocke Yes
pHA06 PowerHA for AIX. Announcements, overview and discussion.
Presentation – Intermediate

On Oct 7 IBM announced some significant new capabilities for PowerHA on AIX (formerly HACMP). We will discuss and position the new replication offerings (GLVM async mode and Global Mirror for SVC) and how they position in the client environment. We will also talk about the new WebSMIT capabilities which include the ability to view and manage up to 150 clusters from a node outside of the cluster domain. And finally we’ll discuss the IPV6 support for a PowerHA client. We will also do a more in depth comparison of current product capabilities to the new V5.5 capabilities and spend time answering your specific questions.

Steven Finnes
Bernhard Buehler
Yes
pHA50 PowerHA (HACMP) for AIX Configuration Lab
Lab – Introduction

Attendees will configure a basic 2-node HACMP cluster using the Two-Node Configuration Assistant and test fallover and fallback.

Bill Miller No
pHA51 PowerHA (HACMP/XD) for GLVM Configuration Lab
Lab – Intermediate

Attendees will configure a simple 2-node, 2-site HACMP/XD for GLVM cluster.

Bill Miller Yes
pHA54 How to configure and use AIX PowerHA (HACMP) for application server management
Lab – Introduction

In this lab you will learn how to configure, monitor and use AIX High Availability Cluster Multi-Processing (HACMP) to manage primarily Application Servers.

Bjorn Rodén No
System p/High Performance
pHP02 General Tuning Techniques in HPC
Presentation – Advanced

We will present key aspects on how to improve the performance of HPC workloads by using hardware/software features on POWER systems. SMT, Medium sized memory pages, FMA, optimized libraries are some of the IBM advantages that can be used. Most of them will be demonstrated thru real examples from several HPC sectors: petroleum, weather forecast,…

Eric Michel No
pHP03 Trends in High Performance Computing — Hardware and Software View
Presentation – Advanced

High Performance Computing delivers powerful solutions to customers most challenging and complex problems, enabling businesses and researchers to get results faster and realize a competitive advantage. It refers to petascale processing initiatives that combine massive computation — on systems such as Cell based RoadRunner or large BlueGene configurations — and very sophisticated software algorithms to tackle problems previously beyond the reach of information technology The presentation will help attendees to understand some of the latest and innovative technologies trends that exist today in the Deep Computing space and how this provides a fantastic tool for solving new problems.

Alexandre Chauvin Yes
System p/PowerVM
pVM01 PowerVM Processor Virtualization – Concepts and Configuration
Intermediate – Presentation

This presentation provides information on how to work with an operational PowerVM virtualized processor environment. Topics that will be discussed include: (1) A review of the virtualized processor environment tuneables (shared processor pool, processing units, virtual processors, and logical processors), (2) System capacity planning concepts, and (3) Software licensing models.

Charlie Cler Yes
pVM02 PowerVM Processor Virtualization – Capacity Planning and Software Licensing Models
Intermediate – Presentation

This session offers a forum to discuss the components of the IBM Virtualization for System p servers including technology updates, advantages, when to deploy the solution, case scenarios, migration scenarios, and in particular how to cluster and manage this virtual environment. Customer best practices examples will be discussed during the session to show the attendees how these customers are leveraging IBM Virtualization technologies to meet their application needs. Moreover, in depth discussion on how to properly manage a large virtual farm will be discussed during the session.

Charlie Cler Yes
pVM03 Implementing Advanced Accounting – a practical approach
Intermediate – Presentation

AIX Advanced Accounting (AACCT) is one of the key elements for virtualized environments. Using more and more virtualization features clients demand for a possibility to account for and charge back as exactly as possible. Although AACCT delivers all the values it does not offer a complete solution. In this session I will start with a brief introduction of the motivation for building up a client specific solution. I will then follow with the main problems to be adressed. Furthermore I will give a detailed description of the architecture of the client specific solutions and practical examples.

Roland Kunz No
pVM04 IBM Director and Virtualization Manager for POWER – Demo
Intermediate – Demo

IBM Director and especially IBM Systems Director Virtualization Manager extends the ability to unify administration of various server plattforms. In this session I will show the main concepts of both products in a live demonstration. Especially the ability to manage IVM and HMC attached systems and to deploy new logical partitions will be discussed in detail.

Roland Kunz Yes
pVM05 The Business Value of Virtualization
Introduction – Presentation

This interactive presentation focuses on the business value of Power Systems virtualization. We will cover why clients should care about virtualization, customer success stories, ROI metrics, and how to effectively manage your virtual environment with IBM Systems Director 6.1.

Erin Burke Yes
pVM06 Configuration of Virtual I/O on POWER6
Introduction – Demo

In this presentation and demonstration, students will learn the basics of configuring virtual I/O devices for AIX POWER6 logical partitions.

Janel Barfield Yes
pVM07 Advanced POWER6 Virtual I/O Configurations Overview
Intermediate – Presentation

Students will learn about some of the technologies used to provide highly available virtual storage and networking, and explore the benefits and disadvantages of each. This includes information on using MPIO, dual Virtual I/O Server configurations for highly available storage and network, and using link aggregation and Network Interface Backup configurations.

Janel Barfield Yes
pVM08 Configuring Highly Available Virtual Storage
Advanced – Demo

In this presentation and demonstration, students will learn how to configure highly available storage for POWER6 servers, including configuring MPIO for clients, configuring client mirroring, and exploring a dual Virtual I/O Server configuration that uses SAN storage.

Janel Barfield Yes
pVM09 Configuring POWER6 Highly Available Virtual Networking
Advanced – Lab

In this lab, students will learn how to create a Shared Ethernet adapter failover configuration that could be used to provide highly available virtual networking. Students will create virtual ethernet adapters in the Virtual I/O Servers and clients, and will configure the Shared Ethernet adapters on each Virtual I/O Server to provide redundant network access to clients. Students will also test the failover abilities of the adapters.

Janel Barfield No
pVM10 Software licensing issues in a virtualized environment
Intermediate – Presentation

Virtualization technologies such as Logical Paritions and Workload Partitions have implications for software licenses that are based on processors. This session is a discussion of common ISV approaches to software licensing in a virtualized Power Systems environment.

Jay Kruemcke Yes
pVM12 AIX Performance Tools in a Virtual Processing World Demonstration
Intermediate – Demo

This demonstration looks at common AIX performance analysis tools and compares their outputs for dedicated processors, virtual processors, and logical processor environments.

Linda Flanders Yes
pVM14 Virtualization Best Practices – Setup and Management
Intermediate – Presentation

The IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIO Server) offers the possibility to virtualize storage and network resources on System p and System i. This session will discuss practical use of VIO Server based on customer experience and lab testing with focus on usability, control and redundancy. Topics: Implementing the VIO Server for disk and network. Effective deployment using SPT and HMC system plans. When to use VIO Server in single or dual mode. Redundancy options. Administration best practices. Performance considerations. VIO Server enhancements. New virtualization features.

Peter Nutt No
pVM15 How Secure is Virtualized Computing
Intermediate – Presentation

This session analyses the security architected into the fabric of Power and AIX virtualization. We will discuss the security features introduced in AIX 6.1. These features included Role Based Access Control, AIX Security Expert SOX/COBIT Assistant, Encrypted File Systems, Trusted AIX, Secure by Default, Trusted Execution and more. This session will give an overview of these technologies and enough in-depth coverage to determine how your IT environment will benefit from these features

Shawn Mullen No
pVM16 PowerVM and Storage Virtualization
Intermediate – Presentation

How VIO Server and SVC work together – making the best of Power Systems and Virtualization in combination with Storage Virtualization.

Stefan Gocke Yes
pVM17 Why PowerVM is better than the Competition
Intermediate – Presentation

This presentation focuses in depth on the competitive advantages of PowerVM vs competitive hypervisors owned by HP (Integrity Virtual Machines, nPARs, vPARs), Sun (LDOMs, Containers, DSD), and even some of the advantages over x86 offerings such as VMWare. The discussion introduces and places competitors into the context of 3 architectural design constructs: hard partitions, hypervisor type 1 (firmware-based partitions) and hypervisor type 2 (OS-based partitions). This presentation has been completely updated for the 4Q08 Power announcement.

Erin Burke No
pVM50 Implementing Partition Mobility
Intermediate – Lab

Hands on experience of implmenting Partition Mobility

Ted Sullivan No
pVM51 Configuring Virtual Networking
Intermediate – Lab

In this lab, you will configure a Virtual I/O Server partition to use an HEA adapter, and configure AIX LPARs to use virtual ethernet adapters for inter-LPAR communication, with and without VLAN tagging. You will extend the virtual networks you create by configuring a Shared Ethernet Adapter in a Virtual I/O Server partition. Knowledge of partitioning and LPAR management with an HMC is required, as well as basic AIX administration experience.

Janel Barfield Yes
pVM52 Configuring Virtual SCSI Devices
Intermediate – Lab

In this lab, you will configure all types of virtual SCSI devices, including those backed by logical volumes, physical volumes, optical devices, and the newly supported file-backed virtual disk and optical devices available with Virtual I/O Server version 1.5. You will learn how to install AIX to an LPAR using file-backed optical devices from the Virtual I/O Server. Knowledge of partitioning and LPAR management with an HMC is required,as well as basic AIX administration experience.

Janel Barfield Yes
pVM53 Configuring POWER6 Highly Available Virtual Networking
Advanced – Lab

In this lab, students will learn how to create a Shared Ethernet adapter failover configuration that could be used to provide highly available virtual networking. Students will create virtual ethernet adapters in the Virtual I/O Servers and clients, and will configure the Shared Ethernet adapters on each Virtual I/O Server to provide redundant network access to clients. Students will also test the failover abilities of the adapters.

Janel Barfield Yes
System p/Solutions
pSO01 Power Systems – Discovering, Monitoring and Accounting for System p Resources
Presentation – Intermediate

Recent software announcements on the Power Systems platform promise software that can allow you to discover your System p hardware and software resources, centralize and visualize the configuration of those resources, map the relationships of those resources and finally identify and alert on changes. New effective monitoring of the physical and virtual resources have come quickly into the marketplace on System p. This is then tied together with accounting to ensure that all resources are utilized in an efficient and effective manner. New software can also alert on potential growth issues and alert the IT staff to overcommittment of cpu resources that may be coming in the next 30, 60 or 90 days.

Peter Greulich Yes
pSO02 TSM Overview and what’s new with TSM V5. 5 in AIX
Presentation – Introduction

Give a basic overview of the TSM Architecure and show what’s new in TSM Version 5.5 – putting emphasis on the System P – AIX and Linux platform.

Stefan Gocke Yes
pSO03 TSM – designing and optimizing a TSM solution
Presentation – Intermediate

How to design a "good" and performant TSM Server solution and how to tune and change a running one.

Stefan Gocke Yes
pSO04 Implementing Oracle 11g RAC on IBM Power Systems
Presentation – Intermediate

Oracle has just released a new version of Oracle Database and Automatic Storage Manager: 11g. Associated with Power Systems running AIX or Linux, we have a very complete set of architecture options to fulfil any customer requirements, from simple configuration to stretched cluster called extended RAC. You’ll have a deep dive in all the possibilities, sharing the experience of Frederic.Michiara, Oracle Ambassador from the Oracle/IBM Joint Solutions Center and from Michel Passet, expert from the PSSC Power Systems Benchmark center.

Michel Passet Frederic Michiara Yes
pSO05 Linux for Power, Technical Overview
Presentation – Introduction

Linux is an operating system that is based on a development approach that delivers innovation and portability, sometimes referred to as open source. It is an open, reliable and efficient operating system that runs on virtually any platform from embedded systems to mainframes. This session is intended to provide an overview of Linux for POWER highlighting the key solutions and capabilities of the platform for server consolidation and application migration from existing UNIX and Lintel implementations.

Katalin Bartfai-Walcott No
System p/Power Systems
iSY01 New Enterprise Data Centers and Implementing Green Technology with Power 6. This presentation is of general interest to both AIX and IBM i audiences.
Presentation – Introduction

IBM has defined a strategy for the data center. In this presentation we will discuss the building blocks for this New Enterprise Data Center. We will show how IBM hardware, software technology, plus ISV software integrates to produce a highly efficient data center through Virtualization, management and new application technology. We will also overview POWER6 green technology and describe the planning steps to needed to Go Green. Energy Scale technology and Active Energy Manager are technology’s to start on the road of a greener IT infrastructure. We will also show the implementation steps required to use these new functions provided by POWER6 and systems management technology.

Nick Harris No
pSY03 Power Systems Trends and Directions
Presentation – Intermediate

This session will discuss future processor technology and future systems using the POWER processor. It will also discuss packaging, virtualization, performance, and energy efficiency.

Michael Middleton No
pSY04 Introduction to Power Systems
Presentation – Introduction

This session is designed for people new to Power Systems. It will discuss the design choices involved in designing POWER serves. It will cover processors, server packaging, operating systems, performance and virtualization.

Michael Middleton No
pSY05 Integrated management of Power servers and PowerVM with the new IBM Systems Director
Demo – Introduction

IT organizations today are required to deliver business services cost-effectively. Virtualization helps increase flexibility in delivering services and reduce IT costs, but may introduce additional complexity in managing the systems. This session will discuss how integrated platform and enterprise service management can help improve IT efficiency by enabling more effective management of physical and virtual resources. Included is a demonstration of managing IBM Power server hardware with PowerVM™ virtualization technology with the new IBM Systems Director.

Michael Tabron Yes
pSY06 Exploring New Features of HMC Version 7
Demo – Intermediate

In this presentation and demonstration, see what’s new in the HMC Version 7 software. The new HMC V7 specific features, applications, and tasks will be explored such as disconnecting and reconnecting sessions, connecting with browsers, customizing views, creating groups of objects, and using new HMC commands.

Linda Flanders Yes
pSY07 Addressing Operational Management Challenges with Systems Director and Tivoli
Presentation – Intermediate

Learn about how the new IBM Systems Director 6.1 and selected Tivoli products can help you more efficiently manage your servers and storage and address key management pain points such as virtualization, energy and availability management.

Erin Burke Yes
pSY08 Phone Home P6 (Electronic Services Demo & Overview)
Demo – Introduction

This session will provide an overview and demo of the numerous tools available on the electronic services portal and the added advantage (power) when you use service agent data. Future directions of the products will also be provided.

Susan Schreitmueller Yes
pSY09 POWER Firmware Trends & Directions
Presentation – Intermediate

This session will provide details on the direction and roadmap of POWER firmware. Discussion on an optimal firmware maintenance strategy and firmware related tools will also be provided.

Susan Schreitmueller No
pSY10 Energy Efficiency on POWER6 based systems
Presentation – Intermediate

Presentation will be divided in tre parts. First dedicate to focus on what energy efficiency is (not just processor but power supply, Virtualization,etc etc). Purpouse is to shift focus just from processor (like SUN, Intel,AMD). Second part (technical) dedicate to POWER6 internal features, EnergyScale & EnergyScale System implementations (differences from blade to 570, hopefully HE), Notice on Power management (very short what is needed and what you get system by system). Third part is dedicated to the competition HP and SUN (what are they doing).

Carlo Costantini Yes
iSY03 Power 520/550 – hardware/offering details. This presentation is of general interest to both AIX and IBM i audiences.
Presentation – Introduction

If you are someone who has to order and configure (from an ordering perspective) the new POWER6 520/550, this is a must-attend session. This session reviews content announced in 2008 and focusing on the latest announcements. It dives into the hardware components/features, covers product structure insights, provides general configuration suggestions, lays out 9406 migration considerations, and shares some directional insights. IBM i oriented configurations will be the primary focus, but AIX/Linux configuration differences will identified.

Mark Olson No
iSY04 Power 570 – hardware/offering details. This presentation is of general interest to both AIX and IBM i audiences.
Presentation – Introduction

If you are someone who has to order and configure (from an ordering perspective) the unified POWER6 570, this is a great session. This session reviews focuses on what is new in the relaunch of the POWER6 570 starting in April 2008 and continuing through all the latest announcements. It dives into the hardware components/features, covers product offering structure insights, provides general configuration suggestions, lays out 9406 migration considerations, and shares some directional insights. IBM i oriented configurations will be the primary focus, but AIX/Linux configuration differences will identified.

Mark Olson No
iSY05 Power 595 – hardware/offering details. This presentation is of general interest to both AIX and IBM i audiences.
Presentation – Introduction

This presentation provides a great, in-depth background on the POWER6 595 announced in 2008 including the latest announcements. This session covers the new hardware and its offering structure giving any person who has to configure and propose a 595 the knowledge they need, even down to key physical planning insights you will need to consider while ordering. This session is appropriate for personnel supporting either AIX or IBM i oriented configurations.

Mark Olson No
iSY06 Taking Advantage of Capacity on Demand. This presentation is of general interest to both AIX and IBM i audiences.
Presentation – Introduction

In today’s dynamic world, flexibility is a key advantage. Plus people really like paying for computer resources only when they need it such as paying by day or even paying by the minute. This session digs into how to order, configure, use and bill IBM’s Capacity on Demand offerings for the model 570 and 595 processors and memory. Topics include temporary and permanent activations of processors and memory, contractual requirements, pre-pay or post-pay, how to enable, how to order, and more. This session is appropriate for either AIX or IBM i oriented configurations.

Mark Olson No

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