IBM i 7.3 Announcements – Highlights, Capabilities, and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm (Free Parking, Raffle, & Lunch)

Location: *NEW LOCATION!*

ADP Salt Lake City – 2835 Decker Lake Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84119 [Directions/Parking Info]

Lunch: *** Sponsored by DSI – Dynamic Solutions International ***  “Backup to the Future with VTL”

Presenter: Mark Ruberry – IBM Client Technical Specialist

Topic: IBM i 7.3 Announcements – Highlights, Capabilities, and Beyond

Who Should Attend: Developers, Admins, Support Staff, Bosses, Network/Security Engineers, etc.


• IBM i in 2016

• Hardware Update

• DB2 for i Enhancements

• IBM i Authority Collection

• Systems Management and Application Development

• DB2 Web Query for i Update

• PowerHA Update

• Licensing Update

• Events and Miscellaneous


Mark Ruberry is an IBM Client Technical Specialist supporting IBM Power Systems. He has worked in the Information Technology industry with IBM for 37 years. Mark began his career with IBM as a Systems Engineer providing technical support for the IBM family of mid­range systems including the 5100, 5110, 5120, System/23, System/34, System/36, System/38, and AS/400. Mark worked for IBM Global Services during the 1990s providing consulting services to customers with

AS/400 and iSeries systems. His service engagements included many CISC to RISC system migrations. Mark transitioned from Global Services to his current role during the summer of 2000.

He has worked on almost all aspects of Power Systems and the IBM i operating system including system installation, logical partitioning, virtualization, operating system installation and upgrades, application development, database, security, SNA and TCP/IP networking, performance analysis, capacity planning, high availability, disaster recovery, and integration with Linux, Unix, and Windows servers.

Author: Joe Wood