VIEWS: 12 PAGES: 14 POSTED ON: 12/4/2011
r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session pTD01 AIX This presentation will be an overview of the performance tools updates scheduled to shipped during AIX 2007 releases. This includes the support for W orkload Partitions, pAI02 AIX Performance Tools update Intermediate enhancements to the tuning framework and to the HPM toolset (Power6, user- defined derived metrics, etc) , support for Energy Management, multiple shared pools, dedicated cycles donations, iostat tape support and more. This presentation will show how to use topas to monitor Logical Partitions and W orkload Partitions and provide a detailed overview of its recording facility which now offers automated 24x7 partition and CEC-wide recordings. Using topasout, the pAI03 Topas - Advanced topics & Future plans Intermediate recordings can be postprocessed into text reports, spreadsheet format, and formats suitable for nmon_analyzer and W LE. Attend this session to hear about the latest enhancements to topas and topasout and future plans, which include full coverage for the VIOS and the future merging of nmon functionalities into topas. This session will discuss a new tool to meet compliance regulations such as SOX/COBIT, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, ISO/IEC 27001:2005 , pAI06 New Automated Tools for Easy IT Compliance Intermediate and more. The most effect and consistent manner to meet these standards is through automation. This session will discuss a new product which automates IT compliance, configuration, monitoring, alerts, remediation, and auditing. The signing of a non-disclosure agreement will be required to attend this session. This session will discuss the security features introduced in AIX 6.1. These features included Role Based Access Control, AIX Security Expert SOX/COBIT Assistant, pAI07 New Security in Virtualized AIX 6.1 Intermediate 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. 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 pAi08 AIX Security Expert Overview and Customization Basic 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 In this session meet the W PAR developers and get to share knowledge with them about any W PARs and Application Mobility related topics. First, the pre-req for for W PAR Manager are covered. It will include the frequently asked questions, some Workload Partitions: Meet the developers with FAQ & pAI09 Intermediate internals, problem determination and list current bugs - It will also includes an Roadmap overview of the new features for the next releases. If you have suggestions for new features, bring them along too. This is part 6 out of the 6 part W orkload Partition Series. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 1/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session Come find out about this new integrated systems management offering specifically geared towards the System p environment. Management Edition for AIX provides 3 pAI10 Introducing Management Edition for AIX Intermediate primary system maagement functions, including 1) monitoring of the health and availability of the System p environment, 2) discovery of the configurations and relationships between System p service or application components, and 3) usage and accountability of System p resources How is your System p environment performing? Are you over- or under-utilizing your servers? W ill you have sufficient capacity to address customer demand in the pAI11 Tivoli Performance & Capacity Management of System p Advanced future? Find out how Tivoli Monitoring and Tivoli Performance Analyzer can help you answer these questions. In this session, you will also get an update on performance Performance for AIX using W PAR environment. management analysis6.1 andoperating system tools can be complex and report creation difficult. pGraph is a single Java tool that loads data files from several sources (vmstat, iostat, topasout, HMC's lslparutil, nmon for AIX and Linux) and creates performance graphs with a single GUI. Data time range can be selected to pAI12 pGraph: a free tool for performance data visualization Advanced better investigate events in long term data collection. Multiple files from the same host or from multiple hosts are handled. W eb publishing of reports is possible either in static PNG/HTLM format or with an interactive Applet. pGraph can be downloaded from the IBM W iki. 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 pAI13 Introduction to System Monitoring Basic 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 customers. Helpful for initial problem determination on systems as well. Discusses a number of items to be addressed for business continuity both as pAI14 Planning for system recovery Basic disaster planning and normal operations. Focuses on system recovery and ways to achive it. Good reference material for all customers. pAI15 Understanding memory usage with SVMON Intermediate Explains in depth details of memory usage and analysis with the svmon tool supplied with AIX. A look at planned AIX enhancements and schedules for 2008 and beyond including pAI16 AIX Trends and Directions Basic release roadmaps and upcoming Technology Levels. This session is IBM Confidential pAI17 AIX Workload partitions for ISVs and developers Intermediate W hat are AIX W orkload Partitions (W PAR) and can ISVs or in-house developers exploit characteristics of W PARs to provide better capability for their customers. pAI18 What is new in AIX Intermediate W hat is new in AIX focusing on AIX 6 and the January 2008 announcements In the first part of this session we discuss the situation of running open source pAI19 Open Source Software and AIX Intermediate software under AIX and try to answer all questions regarding it, e.g., what open source repositories exist etc. In the second part we deep dive into technical details AIX Advanced your own open source one files for AIX and discuss best practices. of how to build Accounting (AACCT) isRPM 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 pAI20 Implementing Advanced Accounting - a practical approach Advanced 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 c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 2/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session Major improvements have occured in system tuning for AIX 6.1. This session discusses performance differences between AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1. Included is a pAI21 AIX 6.1 Performance Differences Advanced detailed discussion on the motivations for changing system tunables and their new values. Examples of new behavior are included with examples. This session describes the basic performance characteristics of W PARs and pAI22 AIX WPARS Performance Concepts and Best Practices Basic performance best practices. Included are discussions of CPU, memory, and I/O attributes of W PARs. Also included is a discussion of AIX tunables for W PARs and If you wait until you need monitoring functions with interpretation. examples of performanceto migrate, many analysts say you've waited too long. This philosophy can cost a company significantly more to migrate when it becomes critical. This session is focused on the most common challenges porting code for a compile-and-link on IBM AIX and Linux. The IBM Migration Factory has a suite of pAI23 Migrating your Business Application and Database to AIX Basic services that addresses the fundamental issues associated with migrating databases to IBM AIX or Linux with little or no downtime. This session will give a view of the techniques used for limited downtime and which ones are most appropriate in which conditions. This session covers nmon, the free performance monitor for AIX and Linux. The pAI24 nmon 12 for AIX6/POWER6 Intermediate latest version is 12 that includes 30 new features and these are covered and explained including new features for AIX6 like W PARs and POW ER6 systems. This session covers these three new features of AIX 6 and POW ER6. This session will include worked examples of programs using these new features and live pAI26 Decimal Floating Point, ProbeVue and Memory Keys Advanced demonstrate how they work. Some very simple C source code is covered. DFP can be used two ways to make money calcuations 50 times faster, Probevue can debug live applications without the source code and memory keys can aid debugging and protection from user written stored procedures. Migrating to AIX 6.1 is an easy and low risk task, this session presents information pAI27 Migrating to AIX 6.1 Intermediate 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. AIX 6.1 introduces a large number of new features, this session discusses some of pAI28 Things that make you go 'ooo' in AIX 6.1 Basic the these features and gives examples of use (console, RBAC, W PAR, snapshot, nolog, etc). This session presents a selection of hints, tips and guidance from administrators, support personnel and implementers -in fact, experts from around the world on the pAI29 Care and Feeding of AIX Intermediate topic of looking after and nurturing your treasured AIX system and operating environment. This demonstration will show how power management influences performance on pAI50 Active Energy Manager Demo Intermediate POW ER systems. W e'll show interactions between POW ER VM and Active Energy Manager remote hands-on demonstration will include the W orkload Partition This live Manager user interface, controlling the W PAR machines, the W PAR themselves ordering and sorting the information and setting the startup default views. Then creating a W PAR in six different ways (including command line), starting and Workload Partition Demo 1 - pAI51 Intermediate stopping, compatibility tests, migrating a W PAR to a new machine, tracking tasks, Manage/Create/Start/Stop/Migrate error reporting, changing W PAR properties, moving a W PAR from a POW ER5 to POW ER6 machine or back. This is part 2 of the 4 part AIX6 W orkload Partition series. This live demonstration will include the W orkload Partition more advanced features like backup, restore & cloning, Application W PARs & sharing applications across W PARs, performance monitoring, various tools at the global AIX level like topas, ps and nmon, the various W PAR control mechanisms control like W LM shares and Workload Partition Demo 2 - pAI52 Advanced hard/soft limits, maximums & resource sets. Finally the automated W PAR Manager Backup/Clone/Performance/Control migration with W PAR groups is covered. This is part 3 of the4 part AIX6 W orkload Partition series. The follow on session is the "W orkload Partitions: Meet the Developers" c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 3/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session In this lab session we will cover the installation, the setup and the configuration of pAI53 GPFS Implementation in an AIX Environment Intermediate IBM General Parallel File System. The environment will be implemented on a set of Lab LPARs sharing SAN LUNs through a Virtual howServer LPAR. W PAR new AIX using real environment to shows customers I/O to perform with feature. W PARs provide a way to run multiple applications inside the same AIX instance, reducing system administration and increasing the overall utilization of systems by consolidating multiple workloads on a single LPAR. This lab explains pAI54 Working with WPARs, Lab Advanced benefits, issues and implementation using a real hands-on environment. Attendees will be able to: - Create, manage, work with system and application W PARs and understand its characteristics. - Manage the W LM CPU resources of the W PAR. - Relocate W PARs to another AIX6 partition Lab' session: Migrating to AIX 6.1 is an easy and low risk task, this lab' provides pAI55 Migrating to AIX 6.1 LAB Basic 'hands-on' experience of migrating a system to AIX 6.1 from an earlier version of AIX. AIX 6.1 introduces a large number of new features, this lab' session provides a self paced exploration of some of the these features and will be useful for anyone pAI56 Things that make you go 'ooo' in AIX 6.1 LAB Intermediate planning to implement AIX 6.1 on their systems (console, RBAC, W PAR, snapshot, no log, etc). Prerequisite for this lab' is attending the associated lecture. Lab session. Investigate the enhanced security features of AIX 6.1. Includes the pAI57 Configuring the Security Features of AIX 6.1 Lab Intermediate following features: Role Based Access Control (RBAC), long passwords, Encrypted File Systems (EFS), Trusted Execution (TE), AIX Security Expert) HACMP HACMP supports a wide variety of configurations, and provides the cluster administrator with a great deal of flexibility. W ith this flexibility comes the responsibility to make wise choices: there are many cluster configurations that are pHA01 HACMP Best Practices Advanced workable in the sense that the cluster will pass verification and come on line, but which are not optimum in terms of providing availability. This session discusses the choices that the cluster designer can make, and make best practice suggests to ensure the highest level of availability. pHA02 What is new in HACMP 5.4 and 5.4.1 Basic This session gives a overview of the changes and new functions in HACMP 5.4 and 5.4.1 compared to HACMP 5.3. This session is a Disaster Recovery solutions overview. It will be organized with a small introduction with milestone DR concepts, then the possible implementations pHA03 Disaster Recovery Solutions using HACMP and HACMP/XD Intermediate using HACMP base product or HACMP/XD fetaure. Then for each solution, a brief set of considerations about when and why use it.. The session has also some references, when possible, to IBM case studies or real implementations. Power Systems HACMP and HACMP/XD are the world's premier soluitons for High Availability and Disaster Recovery in the UNIX market. W e will cover the HA/DR market space, look at our AIX solution offerings and position them. This session will pHA04 Selling Power Systems HACMP and HACMP/XD Intermediate help you to understand the basics about what solution fits where. W e will also disucss the HACMP strategy & roadmap with a peek at some exciting upcoming capabilites. This session will provide technical instruction on creating and using application monitors to keep applications highly available in an HACMP 5.4 cluster. An Technical Guide to Using Application Monitors in HACMP explanation for the need for application monitors and best practices will also be pHA05 Basic 5.4 discussed. The audience is expected to understand basic HACMP cluster administration. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 4/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B There are many, powerful ways to customize the event flow in an HACMP cluster, if Trends and Direction Session you know how to implement them! There are ways to customize the cluster manager's response to events, create your own events, and customize event notification. This session will provide a technical explanation of the event pHA06 Technical Guide to Customizing Events in HACMP 5.4 Intermediate customization options available in HACMP 5.4 including: pre- and post-event commands, User Defined Events, event notifications, recovery commands, and customized error notification. Students will learn how these customizations affect the event flow, and how to configure and use them. At each case a different Solution. A reminder on the different IBM and Oracle Technics is presented. Then different typical HA and DR scenarios that customers pHA07 Oracle HA & DR solutions on system p Intermediate usually face with Oracle DB on system p are presented. For each practical cases an appropriate architectural example is described using IBM and Oracle products like HACMP, storage replication, Dataguard, RAC ect. Advantages and Limitations are discussed for each presented case. The goal of the presentation is to describe the HACoC methodology approach and System p HA methodology and approach from the HACoC concepts, what are the definition of HA & DR, shows the impact and the cost of pHA08 Advanced unavailability. It also shows how to start from the company business high availability Center requirement and choose to the appropriate architecture. The end of the presentation speaks about real cases and shows some practical recommendation on system p. This session covers the high availability solution CBU. It adresses the CBU pHA09 Capacity BackUp (CBU) - Concepts and Implementation Advanced configuration options, related HACMP and On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD) settings. The CBU offering, the requirements, specialities and the advantages for the customer are also discussed. If moving your systems to a virtualized environment what to consider in design to pHA10 HACMP+APV - Building a virtualized cluster Advanced enable HACMP when using devices (network and disk) served from VIO servers or the new POW ER6 virtualization features. pHA11 Exploring a virtualized HACMP cluster Advanced Do failover testing on a presetup HACMP cluster witch used virtual ethernet (with VIO - SEA Failover) and virtual scsi disk devices. High Performance Computing This presentation will explain what hardware Performance Monitoring is, what the PowerPC family has to offer and how to use its facilities to analyze system and AIX Hardware Performance Monitoring tools and APIs application performance under AIX. Available APIs and tools will be introduced with pHP01 Intermediate overview a few output examples. This includes libpmapi, libhpm, hpmcount, hpmstat and tprof. How to visualize data from hpmcount, hpmstat and tprof using the Visual Performance Analyzer will also be explained in some deails. The session will cover the major HPC competitors (HP, Dell, SGI, Cray) including IBM and present their offers in terms of processors, systems and strategy. The Intermediate processor trends and technologies will be outlined. The session will provide all you pHP02 HPC Competition Overview need to know in order to position Blue Gene and other IBM HPC products to fend off HPC competitors. The IBM Blue Gene/P Solution is the second generation machine in IBM's Blue Gene program. It adheres to key design strategies of the Blue Gene program, providing petaflop scale performance in a package that is efficient in term of power, cooling and floor space. The solution is surrounded by a System p cluster, IBM pHP03 The New IBM Blue Gene/P® Solution Intermediate storage, and GPFS. During the session specific components of the solution will be explained to show how the overall solution is helping our customers make advances in the industry. A comparison to other IBM technologies and the competition will be discussed during the session. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 5/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session Deep Computing Visualization (DCV) enables multiple remote users to collaborate and use centrally-located 3D visualization applications without having either the application or dataset at their remote location. These multiple remote users have full pHP04 Remote 3-D Visual Collaboration with DCV Advanced mouse and keyboard interactivity, with consistently low latency 3D graphic visuals over medium speed networks. It thereby eliminates the security and challenges of distributed datasets. Come to this presentation to learn about this exciting new In this 3D collaboration technology. remotesession, we will discuss how IBM Deep Computing provides a diverse and complete portfolio of servers, storage, middleware and services solutions to help customers innovate and shape the future of the industry. The solutions enable pHP05 High Performance Computing Strategy and Trends Intermediate computing solutions with open-platform components for workload acceleration & optimization, and develop and promote sustainable energy efficient solutions to lower lifecycle costs and remain planet friendly. W e will present key aspects on how to improve the performance of HPC workloads by using hardware/software features on POW ER systems. SMT, Medium sized pHP06 Getting best performance out of your POWER HPC system Advanced 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,... This talk will show how we can extend the reach of the Green Data Centers initiative by considering the applications performance. The diagnostic and tuning pHP07 Responsible Programming Intermediate methodology is explained and a list of common application performance anti- patterns is given. W e also demonstrate how the use of accelerators and workload This session provides alead totechnical dive into the IBM DCS9550 product, optimized systems can quick a globally power optimized design. available from IBM since mid-2007. It positions this disk storage subsystem against the midrange IBM DS4000 product line which has traditionally been used for HPC storage solutions. Some sizing and configuration guidelines are provided to deploy pHP08 Deploying IBM DCS9550 storage in GPFS environments Advanced DCS9550 in clusters that use IBM General Parallel Filesystem as their parallel filesystem. As a customer case study, the architecture and implementation of research center Jülich's new petascale GPFS storage cluster (based on DS4000, POW ER6 and System p AIX5L) is described. DCS9550, can offer great /performance gains over previous POW ER5 processors, if one avoids a few pitfalls. This session first points out methods for performance analysis using IBM HPC Toolkit and AIX tprof. Then it points out specific problems common for many scientific or engineering applications which can be detrimental for pHP09 POWER6 Code Optimization Techniques Advanced POW ER6 performance. Finally it dicusses coding techniques to avoid or mitigate such problems. General optimization techniques are not considered, but the session focuses on specific POW ER6 (& POW ER5) issues, that C/C++ and FORTRAN developers should be concerned about. High Performance Computing delivers powerful solutions to customers' most challenging and complex problems, enabling businesses and researchers to get results faster. It refers to supercomputer-scale processing initiatives that combine massive computation and very sophisticated software algorithms to tackle problems pHP10 Trends and Direction in High Performance Computing - Intermediate previously beyond the reach of information technology The presentation will help attendees to understand 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. The presentation will report on recent developments, how the HPCS-PERCS program will help to run HPC applications fast and smoothly on massively parallel pHP11 How to tame applications on multiple multi-cores Advanced architectures - thereby creating additional value for the Power processor line in the future. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 6/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B This session discusses how the IBM BladeCenter QS22 and the IBM Software Trends and Direction Session Development Kit for Multicore Acceleration (SDK) 3.0 can empower your clients to take this innovative technology and translate it into differentiating products and services for a competitive market advantage. The QS22 is an advanced blade pHP12 Cell/B.E. processor based systems and software offerings Advanced server featuring the IBM PowerXCell 8i processor. It is designed to accelerate selected HPC workloads in Medical Imaging, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Electronic Design Automation, Aerospace and Defense, Seismic, Financial Markets, Digital Videoparallel/grid codes of which we may have little or no W hen benchmarking Surveillance, Digital Media, etc. experience, the theory and methodologies described here deliver concise summaries of benchmark performance and help us understand potential scalability more quickly - without recourse to larger systems. Approaching performance pHP13 Parallel analyses and predictions - just how will it scale? Advanced extrapolation from this novel direction yields insight into how this new application works and helps us select the most appropriate platform. Focusing our efforts more efficiently.allows us to be confident about extrapolation and prediction, reduces overall risk and makes us more competitive. Linux Intro to Linux on POW ER and the new functions available with the recently GA pLI91 Linux in POWER and PowerVM Lx86 Basic PowerVM Lx86 that runs unaltered Linux on x86 (Intel/AMD) application binaries on Linux on POW ER In this session we discuss Linux and dual Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) configurations. pLI02 Linux in a dual VIOS environment Intermediate W e focus especially on system design and discuss multipathing options for storage In this session, will we will outline on Linux on POW ER. and network and their implicationsthe Cell Broadband Engine(the PS3 processor), the Cell blades and the Roadrunner (first ever petaflop machine) architectures Cell Broadband Engine and SDK 3 Performance Tools followed by an overview of the tools shipping with the Cell SDK 3.0. This includes pLI03 Advanced oProfile, perfmon2 and CellPerfCounter, a tracing facility, pdtr(a trace analysis tool), Overview FDPR and an updated Visual Performance Analyzer to support SPEs and hybrid environments. Linux is a community-developed operating system. As such, there is no "natural" body that can set certification standards. This has resulted in the situation where we have three major Linux certification providers, and an even larger number of minor pLI04 Linux Technical Certifications Overview Basic players. This session will summarize the major Linux certification programs, compare them to one another and help you decide on the best certification program to invest your time and money in. It also compares providers of education that lead up to these certifications. Imagine you are "stuck" behind a firewall, unable to access the internet to do your work the way you want it. W hat do you do? This session presents a bullet-proof way pLI05 Punching holes in firewalls Intermediate of getting full internet access despite a restrictive firewall. It is very useful for contractors and other types of professionals who regularly find themselves attaching their laptops to restrictive networks. But it is also an eye-opener for everybody who manages firewalls and security in general. Computer networks can be very complex. In a TCP/IP network there are at least four abstraction layers, and a typical web request may involve half a dozen different protocols and a dozen physical devices. Or more. If things don't work as planned it pLI06 Network troubleshooting with Wireshark Advanced is useful to see what goes on in the wire. W ireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) is an Open Source tool which does just that, and more. In this session we are going to cover the basics of W ireshark, and then we're going to take a look at some of the lesser known features that are nevertheless very useful in network troubleshooting. Everybody knows that telnet and ftp are "dangerous" protocols and should be replaced with SSH and SCP/SFTP. But SSH can do so much more, if you just know how to use it to its full potential. In this session we're going to cover the basic setup pLI07 Advanced tricks with SSH Advanced and usage of SSH/SCP, and we're going to explore a large number of neat tricks you can do with them, to make your remote access and remote copies easier than ever. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 7/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session Software This session will include a short overview followed by a demo of the Visual Performance Analyzer, a fast evolving Eclipse based multi-platform (AIX, Linux, Cell, W indows and more) integrated graphical performance analysis environment. Current pSO01 VPA demo: a graphical toolset for AIX, Linux, Cell and more Basic set of tools include platform independent profile visualization, static code analyzer, pipeline trace vizualization tools, hardware performance monitoring data analyzer, an event trace visualization tool, and a call graph vizualization plugin inspired by jinsight. This session will highlight how IBM POW ER technology provides value to customers running SAP environments.Throughout arguments in favor of IBM POW ER6 technology performance leadership, we will discuss then how server performance contributes to customers TCO reduction. It will position both 'in the box' virtualization POWER systems value for your SAP Application pSO02 Intermediate technologies and complementary middleware solutions that are beneficial to SAP Environment Landscapes. The session will be illustrated with customer case studies and return of experience with real customer benchmark engagements at our IBM Customer Centre in Montpellier This session will provide insight into current plans for IBM Clustering software products (GPFS, CSM, Director, HACMP among others), and how these software products are providing competitive advantages to IBM customers. Practical pSO03 System p Clustering Strategy and Trends Intermediate customer experiences will be discussed highlighting how the customer can leverage the portfolio of solutions for the System p platform. W e will discuss how these software solutions fits the current customer environments thus preserving and W hy IBM Clustering technologies? W hy prospective. keeping the SOA customer initiatives in manage a virtualized environment? W hat having a single point of control for a virtualized environment? The goal of the session is to increase the participants' awareness of key IBM clustering IBM Strategy for Systems Management: Direction & pSO04 Intermediate technologies, as well as relaying the evolving IBM corporate systems management Solutions strategy. This session will also discuss how these systems management solutions fits the current customer environment thus preserving and keeping the SOA customer initiatives in prospective. Over the past few years, IBM has built a strategic partnership with SAP, resulting in the delivery of the Industry's only Database truly optimized for SAP.You will learn pSO05 DB2 on Power - The ultimate Database for SAP Basic why DB2 should always be the sensible choice when time comes to elect a Database for SAP implementations pSO06 Pushing DB2 Performance at IBM DS competency centre Intermediate Describing real experience for the DB2 performance recommendations for PLM on AIX Pservers , and SAN disks and the work being done at the IDSICC (IBM Dassault Systemes International Competency Centre ) Located at Dassault Systemes in Suresnes suburb of Paris France This lecture will focus on 2 aspects: A. How to leverage the Informix installed base to cross sell on the IBM hardware capabilities. B. The new features released in IDS v11 which allow the setup and control of database instances that: 1. share disk pSO07 Informix v11 Features for High Availability &Workload Mgmt Basic resources and/or replicate data for HA purposes 2. automatically directs applications based on application nature and the different database workloads in each of the instances in the cluster 3. provide automatic failover and application redirection. This Lab provides a preview of the features and functions that will be available in Data Studio Administration Console (DSAC) Version 1.1.0. DSAC provides a rich W eb interface to monitor your IBM data servers. You can monitor the health and pSO08 Introducing Data Studio Administration Console Basic availability of databases, view dashboard metrics, investigate alert details, and troubleshoot problems using expert recommendations. You can also monitor Q replication and event publishing, generate replication health reports, and perform basic replication operations c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 8/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B IBM Data Studio provides an extensive development environment for developers to Trends and Direction Session improve their productivity, application performance, and resiliency by using the pureQuery technology to bridge the gap between data and Java applications. This pSO09 Introducing Data Studio Intermediate Lab provides an overview of the features and functions that are available in Data Studio. Enabling you to: * Design data access queries * Develop database applications * Administer database objects and data Data Studio currently supports DB2 on LUW , z/OS & i5/OS and IDS Storage General Parallel File System is IBM's parallel file system commonly used for cluster applications using System p and System x server technology. GPFS has been generally available since 1998 and as such giving it both maturity and market presence. GPFS is in wide use at High Performance Computing customers. GPFS Advanced Filesystems with IBM GPFS v3.2 for Commercial pST01 Advanced is also used for commercial applications such as databases and data warehouses. Use This lecture examine GPFS's version 3.2 latest features, semantics, programming considerations,configuration procedures, tuning and optimization guidelines, best practices and environment for commercial use. The objective of this session is to give a feedback on the tape backup solution implemented for the biggest Proof of Concept "60 TB SAP Business W arehouse" on System p. The presentation will describe the project, the objectives. W e will go in more detail on system, san and storage configuration from the DB2 database disks pST02 AIX/System p Architecture to backup a 60 TB DB2 database Advanced layout to the tape drives. The speaker will present the TSM/TDP solution implemented for the management of the backup. He will then present the performance results of the backup/restore tests and end with some recommendation on the system architecture for such configuration. Available and resilient GPFS architectures involving storage capacities. How to use pST03 Build a GPFS filesystem using FlashCopy and MetroMirror Basic the IBM System Storage FlashCopy together with GPFS to make online backups. How to integrate GPFS with MetroMirror to achieve Disaster Recovery Adding storage to the server opportunity can be interesting for the customer and you as well. But what should you add? W hat is the power of tape? This session will talk about storage solution areas which can be discussed with every customer. Business pST04 Power to Tape Basic continuity, going green, maximize performance and scalability and of course virtualization. It is all about selling a story where client needs are centric and not our latest features. pST05 TSM Overview and what's new with TSM V5. 5 in AIX Basic 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. How to design a "good" and performant TSM Server solution and how to tune and pST06 TSM - designing and optimizing a TSM solution Intermediate change a running one. Systems This session will cover the System p competition in the UNIX market from HP, Sun and Fujitsu-Siemens based on comparisons of technology, product portfolio and go to market strategy. It will cover all you need to know about competitive technology, pSY01 System p competition from HP, Sun and Fujitsu-Siemens Basic products and actions in order to discuss it with a customer while presenting IBM and the strengths of IBM. Session includes comparison of processor and virtualization technology, benchmarks and price/performance analysis. This session will discuss future processor technology and future systems using the pSY02 Power Systems Trends and Directions Intermediate POW ER processor. It will also discuss packaging, virtualization, performance, and energy efficiency This session is designed for people new to Power Systems. It will discuss the design pSY03 Introduction to Power Systems Basic choices involved in designing POW ER serves. It will cover processors, server packaging, operatin systems, performance and virtualization. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 9/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B This session introduces the Integrated Virtual Ethernet adapter and the architecture Session Trends and Direction Integrated Virtual Ethernet Architecture pSY04 IVE - Introducing Intermediate behind it. It also gives an overview of how to configure it and the basic considerations using it. 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) pSY05 Energy Efficiency on POWER6 based systems Basic dedicate to POW ER6 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). Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard affects all companies that store credit card data. This presentation discusses what compliance entails and enables intelligent discussion of how System p can help achieve it. W e explain fundamental pSY06 System p and PCI DSS Compliance Basic security features of AIX and hardware products and consider how to minimise application change while encrypting data on System p. There will be a short discussion of IBM software products (TCIM and W ebsphere Commerce Suite), and end to end look at the provisioning solutions available to deploy new system p A technical ISS services to round off. environments in less than 40 minutes. An example of a utility System p computing solution based on virtualised p570s at a UK customer is used. An overview of Tivoli Provisioning Manager (TPM) is given and its automation capabilities for servers, pSY07 Tivoli Provisioning of Virtualised System p Environments Basic storage, software and networking. It looks in detail at how, LPAR creation, configuration of SAN attached storage, and networking, VIOS, NIM, MPIO and file system configuration was automated. It concludes with a look at some of the other System P provisioning deployments In this session we discuss various means of easing the implementation of a predefined environment. This is more than just NIM! W e will see how it is possible to script or even completely automate the creation of an LPAR and to restore a An easy way to set up demos: Hints, Tips and Sneaky pSY08 Basic known and clean environment to allow, for example safe demonstrations to be Tricks delivered. As a real world example, we will be referring to a Production environment where 24 customer useable LPARS are completely redefined and reinstalled weekly RAS is awith zero human intervention, butSystems over competitiveemail. by cron, key differentiator for IBM Power with regular reporting by offerings. This session will explore POW ER6 server advantages, review reliability rates for POW ER5 systems, and examine the reliability advantage offered by a high end (p595 class) server versus deployment of multiple smaller servers (8-core or pSY09 Power Systems Reliability, Availability, Serviceability Intermediate smaller). New features: hot add/cold repair, concurrent repair, instruction retry/alternate processor recovery/partition recovery priority, AIX memory page protect, firmware update strategy, logical vs physical partitioning for RAS, I/O and memory protection schemes will be examined. IT specialists need more powerful performance monitoring and analysis tools to confront to the increase of applications and infrastructures architecture complexity. This session presents IBM benchmark center tooling and methodology: system Performance Complexity - How to Capture, Analyse and pSY11 Intermediate performance calibration, measures and information recording, settings changes Tune? control and tuning, performance data warehousing. It also introduces new techniques to track the causes performance problems on AIX, Linux and System p systems based on Business Intelligence. that enables automation and is The HMC command line is a powerful tool suprisingly easy to use once you know how. Those who attend this session will learn to master the HMC command line with a lecture and live demo. Students are pSY12 Master the HMC Command Line Interface Basic expected to be familiar with using the HMC graphical user interface to administer POW ER5 and/or POW ER6 systems. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 10/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session This presentation will start with Sun's strategy about hardware and software. Then the roadmap of the SPARC processors and the servers will be discussed. A focus pSY15 Sun Microsystems strategy and technologies Basic on their virtualization capabilities and a comparison with IBM systemP virtualization will help the attendees to understand the advantages and the weakness of our competitor. Some key features/components of Solaris operating system will be studied to improve our knowledge of this operating system (ZFS, ...) The complexity of customer environments are growing and implementation windows are shrinking, the capabilities of POW ER virtualisation are increasing and this is pSY16 POWER Services and you - a recipe for success! Intermediate causing project headaches whenever schedules are tight. IBM POW ER Services are here to help and can offer flexible support on straightforward or the most demanding projects. This session discusses the services support options, engagement model and gives examples of 'interesting' engagements. Tech Sales Support Oracle have just released his new version of Oracle Database and Automatic Storage manager : 11g. Associated with System p running AIX or Linux, we have a very complete set of architecture options to fulfill any customer requirements simple pTS01 Implementing Oracle 11g RAC on IBM System p Intermediate configuration to streched cluster called extended RAC, you'll have a deep dive in all the possibilities , sharing the experience for F.Michiara, an Oracle Ambassador from the Oracle/IBM Joint Solutions Center and from Michel Passet, expert from the PSSC System p Benchmark center. Customer benchmarking is a very powerful tool to convince and sale a solution based on IBM products. W tih more than 200 benchmark run in the last 24 months, The Power system benchmark center of Montpellier has accumulated a huge pTS02 Business value of benchmarking: Make it happen with pLite Intermediate amount of experience, and has also gone through all the typical situations. Based on this experience, I will present the how to succeed including a benchmark in your pre-sale cycle : what, how, when. W e will also introduce what provides Montpellier center with pLite offer. pTS03 Oracle Portfolio on IBM Power Basic Oracle Corporation is one of the IBM main partners. This session is an overview of the current Oracle Portfolio, from technologies to applications and how we can build joint solutions leveraging Oracle & IBM System p. The presentation will focus The Poweron EBS, Siebel andCenter works bothIntelligence support for key banking especially Systems Banking Oracle Business at providing opportunities and at enhancing the IBM technical relationship with key banking ISVs with UNIX solutions like i-Flex, Temenos, Infosys. FlexCube, Finacle and T24 are the top three core banking solutions that are today considered by many banks. This pTS04 Power Systems Banking Center and Core Banking Solutions Basic session presents the center activities and these ISV solutions. Various customers projects (benchmarks, proof-of-concepts) will be detailed to help you to better understand customer pain points, Power Systems competitive advantages and the overall solution architecture. How the Power virtualization technologies can be used in the telco world ? W hat is the feed-back of real life experiences in such environment ? Description of Success pTS05 Connecting with IBM around Telco Solutions Intermediate Story with ISVs and Customers cases. W e will Understand that virtualization is not only theoretical and can be explained to your customers with real experiences. W e will determine when the virtualization makes sense depending on the customer situation. You will appreciate the value for you and for your customers c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 11/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session This session will cover some advanced topics around eConfig and System p. The pTS07 eConfig Masterclass for System p Advanced topics covered will be determined with the aid of the audience but may include creating upgrades from installed inventories, overcoming order problems using Base Edit, using Customer Specified Placement, relationship to other SPT and HMC and problem diagnosis. pTS08 Oracle/AIX Performance and Tuning Advanced The learning objectives of this session are : - Configure AIX to support Oracle with the best performance - Setup Oracle to take advantage of AIX features - Understand the joint effort to tune both Oracle and AIX, and how they interact each others. An insight into STG Power Systems Services, who we are, what we do, specialist pTS09 STG Power Systems Services and A Day in the Life Basic skills available, engagements undertaken, how you engage us, what we can do for you. Plus A Day in the Life....an insight from a Services Specialist into the eclectic and exciting realms of working with very different customers with sometimes strange results. Virtualization This presentation provides an introduction to the Open Source monitoring tool Basic Ganglia which originated in high performance computing but is now widely used pVI01 Ganglia for Monitoring Systems & POWER5/6 LPARs everywhere. Here we discuss how Ganglia was extended to incorporate POW ER5/6 specific metric for AIX and Linux on POW ER and how they can be monitored. A unique demonstration of Live Partition Mobility, IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) for system-p and Active Energy Manager working in concert to demonstrate some of IBM's capabilities for the modern datacenter. ITM situations will be shown working pVI02 Partition Migration, ITM & Active Energy Manager in Action Intermediate to automate the power consumption characteristics of POW ER6 servers. Real-time utilisation of workloads will trigger Power saving features, Live Partition Migrations and session offers a optimise the service components of the power consumption. This Re-Migrations to forum to discuss the characteristics and 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 pVI03 IBM System p Virtualization and Clustering Best Practices Basic 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. Virtualization technologies such as Logical Paritions and W orkload Partitions have pVI05 Software licensing issues in a virtualized environment Basic 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 The objective of this session is to give a feedback on the biggest Proof of Concept Montpellier. The presentation will describe the project, the objectives and how we 60TB SAP PoC, Key of success : System p CPU went to this design. W e will go in more detail on the CPU utilisation and how we pVI06 Advanced Virtualization configure the virtualization of the CPU for scalability, performance and manageability. This design can be re-use with Power VM for many System p architectures on AIX/Linux. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 12/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B The IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIO Server) offers the possibility to virtualize storage Trends and Direction Session 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 pVI07 Virtualization Best Practices – Setup and Management Advanced disk and network. Effective deployment using SPT and HMC system plans. W hen to use VIO Server in single or dual mode. Redundancy options. Administration best practices. Performance considerations. VIO Server enhancements. New virtualization features. IBM Director and especially IBM Systems Director Virtualization Manager extends the ability to unify administration of various server plattforms. In this session I will pVI08 IBM Director and Virtualization Manager for POWER - Demo Intermediate 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 The business world is driving faster and easier connectivity into more and smaller devices. W hat are these security risks and what does it mean to your companies IT Hacking the Connected World and Security infrastructure? This session will provide an interesting and entertaining look at this pVI09 Intermediate Countermeasures important because the corporate landscape now includes millions of home offices. In the past 12 months Sun and HP have introduced new or enhanced virtualization capabilities on SPARC, x86 and Itanium-based platforms. This session will explore Virtualization on SPARC and Itanium from a POWER pVI10 Intermediate technologies like LDoms of Sun and vPars and IVM of HP and enable you to better perspective understand the competitive advantages of PowerVM. The session will also help the audience to position competitive technologies that are still in development or The new Feature ofSun's xVM Server Mobility improve the flexibility of a virtualized preannounced like POW ER6 Partition IT environment. This session will explain the Feature Partition Mobility and will focus on the difference to High Availability and Application Mobility. Furthermore we will pVI11 Functional Positioning of Partition Mobility Intermediate discuss the coexistence between High Availability and Partition Mobility with customer requirements. This session discusses basic concepts of PowerVM configuration for performance. It includes discussion of Micro partitioning versus dedicated processor partitions, pVI12 AIX and PowerVM performance best practices Intermediate memory configuration, and disk and networking virtualization. Configuration comparision measurements show tuning contrasts on measured workloads. Updates around new POW ER6 virtualization features are included. This session approaches a compare and contrast of existing performance measuring tools for PowerVM. Included are recommendations on important metrics pVI13 Performance Measuring Tools for PowerVM Intermediate and the relative abilities of topas, nmon, Tivoli ITM, SAP CCS, and Ganglia for monitoring these metrics. 45mins session. The operation and configuration of Multiple Shared Processor Pools (MSPPs) seems obvious, but it isn't. Large customers are particularly interested in this extension to IBM's virtualization and if you are going to be asked to pVI14 Multiple Shared Processor Pools - How do they work ? Basic comment/recommend, you should attend this short session. The co-inventor of the MSPP technology will take you through the architecture, contributing processor virtualization, partitioning and terminology, basics of MSPPs and several examples. This session gives an overview of the virtual I/O devices supported on POW ER5 Technical Overview of Virtual I/O on POWER5 and and POW ER6 servers. Benefits and considerations for using virtual I/O, the Viirtual pVI15 Basic POWER6 I/O Server, virtual networking devices, and virtual storage devices will be explained. Students are expected to have a basic understanding of logical partitioning. This session will describe configuration of virtual I/O devices on POW ER5 and Configuration Guide for Virtual I/O on POWER5 and POW ER6 servers. This includes steps to configure virtual Ethernet devices, virtual pVI16 POWER6 SCSI devices, Host Ethernet Adapters, and Shared Ethernet Adapters (SEA). Students are expected to have a basic understanding of virtual I/O devices. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 13/14 12/4/2011 r ed e o e Ad rm ity n d nc iat tio co ) te x va ed e tle ip pl n cr io Ti om In ss es c, C si Se D a (B Trends and Direction Session In this session students will learn best practices and technical steps for maintaining the Virtual I/O Server. Install, backup, update, and restore of the Virtual I/O Server pVI17 Technical Guide for Maintaining the Virtual I/O Server Intermediate will be covered. Students are expected to have a basic understanding of managing virtual I/O configurations. This session highlights the features delivered in 2007 with the Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) and Integrated Virtualisation Manager (IVM) releases 1.4 and 1.5. VIOS is a core component of PowerVM but we hear so little about new features and how to actually use them. So this sessions tours the improvements with hands-on advice. pVI19 VIOS & IVM Update plus Roadmap Intermediate IVM is increasingly important as to only PowerVM available on the JS22 and low end. Recent IVM improvements make this much more flexible. Don't forget we also get i5/OS on the IVM for the JS22 soon. This session ends with a short review of the 2008 roadmap. pVI20 Combining Storage Virtualization (SVC) and System P VIO Intermediate Giving an overview of the SVC, the use of SVC devices in VIO servers and System Planning Tool, cons of using possibility to design server configurations evaluating the pros andSPT offers the SVC vdisks in a VIO system environment. for System p and i and combined with HMC system plans you can greatly simplify system deployment. This session covers the current capabilities through demonstration. Topics: Current capabilities of SPT. HMC system plan deployment. pVI23 Deployment simplification with SPT and system plans Intermediate Software installation recommendations. Configuration maintenance. Configuration backup and documentation. HMC system plan to SPT reload. Target audience: Experienced LPAR users and designers of Virtualization solutions on System p and System i. W orkload Partition is a software-base virtualization feature of AIX 6 that provide a new capability to reduce the number of AIX operating system images that need to be maintained when consolidating multiple workloads on a single server. W PARs pVI50 AIX 6 Workload Partitions Manager Lab Advanced provide a way to run multiple applications inside the same AIX, it increase the overall utilization of systems by consolidating multiple workloads on one system. W PAR Mobility also increases consolidation flexibility and application availability. In this LAB you will implement W orkload Partitions Manager using a real environment. pVI51 PowerVM Technical Deep Dive Lab. Intermediate This lab session allows you to use the HMC to create, install and setup a dual Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) configuration supporting a Shared Ethernet Adapter (SEA) Failover environment. A set of AIX VIO Client LPARs whose storage and network resources are provided by the two VIO Servers will be created and installed as well. c984ea99-ab39-48e0-99bc-1efac25f5b9d.xls 14/14 12/4/2011
"SessionList_p - IBM"