UIIPA – Our 34th Year!

UIIPA – Our 34th Year!

Utah IBM i Professionals Association

August 27th, 2009 – IBM Technical Briefing

IBM hosted a full day Technical Briefing Event with sessions on various i5 system updates at the University Park Marriott Hotel. AIX users were

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present also. The sessions were very informative in discussions of the new technologies and the continued convergence of AIX and i5 platforms. It sounds like they plan to make this an annual event.

The technical topics* included:

  • Systems Management for IBM Power Systems
  • AIX Performance Update
  • IBM Storage Offerings for AIX
  • Active Memory Sharing
  • AIX Live Partition Mobility
  • Solid State Drives for AIX
  • Hardware Management Console V7 Update
  • IBM i (i5/OS®) Maintenance Strategy (PTFs, ECS)
  • IBM i Storage Update: “Solid State Drives, SAS and more!”
  • PowerVM™ Technical Overview: an IBM i Perspective