Topic:IBM i Open Source Solutions – 5733 OPS Options 1-15
Speaker: Joe Wood, Engineer – ADP, LLC
Session Abstract: This month’s session will focus solely on the Open Source offerings from IBM that are available for 7.1/7.2/7.3 running on Power 5/6 and above. These are No charge, No license key, No hassle License Program items. We’ll give an overview of what they are and make a case as to why you should have these readily available on your system(s) for developer use. We’ll walk through HOW to obtain & install helpful hints on supporting items, prerequisites, and share some paths traveled.
QSH, Python, Bash, Orion, PHP, Ruby, Zip/Unzip, XML, Node.js, GIT, GCC / chroot – WHY you might want one or more of these, HOW to get them, and HOW to start using them.
Who Should Attend: This session will appeal to Power System Administrators, Developers of all languages, including those who are looking to expand a skill set. Developers on “other” platforms will find these offerings extremely useful as well.
Joe Wood is currently an Engineer in the Global Enterprise Technology Group @ ADP, LLC where he shares responsibility for the company’s IBM Power Platform which complements a larger group of zSeries Mainframes, Windows servers, and Open System platforms serving 620,000 customers spanning 125 countries with 55,000+ Associates. Joe has 34 years of experience on the IBM midrange platform serving in capacities from Operator/Admin to top level IT leadership. His experiences in small, medium, and large businesses (Including consulting) have contributed to his ability to be everything from “hands on jack of all trades” to developing and implementing IT/Business strategic directions.
He has participated in and presented at the U of U IT round table series, a Westminster MBA Knowledge management session, and numerous IFDA (International Foodservice Distribution Association) events around the U.S. Joe has a passion for process improvement, behavior changing software/technologies, and thoroughly enjoys competing at any level and activity. He has served in various volunteer capacities including School Community Council chairperson, UIIPA User Group leadership, and IFDA’s IT Committee Chair. He regularly joins networking and share groups when and where relevant.
His life is centered around his wife & two daughters who brought gender balance into the mix with “Duke”, a toy poodle in 2010 !
Special thanks to Maxava (Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, & High Availability Software for the IBM i) for their generous contributions and support of the UIIPA membership.
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We have an extraordinary speaker lined up for the December meeting.
SCOTT FORSTIE will join us Wednesday December 14th, 2016 from 11:00am to 2:30pm. Please come out for all or part, you don’t want to miss this one.
You must RSVP for any portion of this great opportunity (Thank you for the RSVP’s already received).
Membership privilege: A paid corporate or vendor membership entitles two people to attend the lunch meeting free of charge. A paid individual membership entitles one person to attend the lunch meeting free of charge. Additional guests/lunches may be purchased in advance for only $10.00 ($15.00 day of the show – at the door). GROUP discounts available, just ask any leadership member.
Date: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
10:45 – 11:00 – Check-In / Networking
11:00 – 11:50 – Scott Forstie presents: Hidden Gems in DB2 for i
11:50 – 12:00 – Break / Networking
12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch
12:30 – 01:20 – Scott Forstie presents: Modernize Application Development with SQL Services
01:20 – 01:30 – Break / Networking
01:30 – 02:30 – Fireside w/Forstie – Possible roundtable discussions:
iASP & Multi-LPAR considerations
DDM vs. DRDA
Future enhancements – TR6
Stored Procedures, Triggers & Functions
RCAC (Row Column Access Control)
“Review my SQL” – Stump the expert(s) – must be submitted in advance
Who Should Attend: Developers, Administrators, Engineers, SQL gurus, Non-SQL gurus, DBAs of DB2 and/or SQL, Power Networkers, Jacks of all trades, Managers/Management, Business Partners, and anyone else who’s touched an IBM server.
Scott’s Bio: Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM. He is the DB2 for i Business Architect, working on all things related to the database on IBM i.
Scott is responsible for everything related to DB2 for i. He is a frequently published author and speaker at industry events.
He also is the content manager of the IBM i Technology Updates wiki where IBM i operating system enhancements are described.
Who Should Attend: Developers and Administrators. All (members and non-members) are welcome.
Practical Tips, Techniques, and Features. This will be a highly interactive and demonstrative session. ONLY those in attendance will receive code sharing and working examples. If you currently have an SQL challenge, submit it ahead of time (via email) and our expert panel will provide the solution on Wednesday !
Our Panel of Experts:
Sheldon Foster – Software Engineer, Dealertrack
Lauren Jensen – Programmer/Analyst, BMA Banking Systems
Harolodo Paulino – Programmer/Analyst, BMA Banking Systems
Speaker: Greg Patterson, Senior Sales Engineer (BCD, A Division of Fresche)
Topic: From RPG OA to Node.js: Modernization Solutions for the IBM i Platform
Who Should Attend: Developers and Administrators. All (members and non-members) are welcome.
Greg Patterson has been in the IT field for 17 years, the last 8 with BCD, where he is currently a Senior Sales Engineer. In addition to business development activities, Greg also coordinates pre-sales technical demonstrations and discussions, performs business analysis and is sometimes involved at the coding level for specific projects. Greg has a deep knowledge of BCD products from his time spent in support as a Senior Presto Support Specialist.
There are many different approaches to modernizing green screens and developing new IBM i web and mobile applications. In this session, you’ll learn the pros and cons of RPG OA, refacing, PHP and Node.js. If you have an HTTP application workload now, or are considering it in the future, please attend this session and see how easily it can be to administer, developer, and carve out multiple-environments without the complexity and overhead of another LPAR or full OS to manage.
You’ll also see technical demos of how to modernize green screens and develop new web and mobile applications with BCD’s Presto and WebSmart solutions.
Greg will give us 15 minutes covering the pros/cons of the various application modernization methodologies followed by two product demonstrations.
Come on out and show your support for BCD. Special thanks to Maxava (Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, & High Availability Software for the IBM i) for their generous contributions and support of the UIIPA membership.
Presenter: Nathan Andelin President of Relational Data, LLC in SLC
Nathan Andelin of Relational Data, LLC here in SLC will present and share his view of Application Modernization concepts and how they’ve achieved success in hosting a multi-tenant SaaS solution on a single IBM power server/LPAR. Nathan’s solution was nationally recognized and received a trade publication write-up a few years back. Please review prior to the meeting:
Who Should Attend: Developers and Administrators will benefit from this session as Nathan touches on the following topics in concept and demonstration(s).
Setting up web application environments – Production, Test, Dev
Multi-Tenant SAAS concepts
Authentication & Authorization in web application environment without using IBM I User profiles
Using Native IBM I application architecture to deploy web applications
Creating an ILE RPG development took kit for application modernization efforts
Apache Server instances
If you have HTTP application workload now, or are considering it in the future, please attend this session and see how easily it can be to administer, developer, and carve out multiple-environments without the complexity and overhead of another LPAR or full OS to manage.
ADP Salt Lake City – 2835 Decker Lake Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84119 [Directions/Parking Info] Lunch: Catered Lunch available for $10.00/ea to non-members and additional guests (http://uiipa.org/membership/ – Individual memberships entitled to 1 lunch/vote, corporate memberships entitle to 2 lunches/votes) Pre-Pays welcome, Cash/Credit card at the door, or pay online via PayPal (bottom of Membership page)
Presenter: IBM Guest Speaker – Watson, Cognitive Computing
Topic: Watson, Cognitive Computing
Who Should Attend: All Members, potential members, vendors, Past-Present-Future UIIPA Leaders
See Watson in action on Jeopardy:
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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.
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We will learn how IBM i can interact with mobile technologies iOS and Android.
* What benefits can cloud services bring to the table?
* How to publish an Android App.
* The source code for the demo system will be provided
Who Should Attend: Developers of all levels/languages/platforms. Admins, Support Staff, Bosses, Network/Security Engineers, and anyone without a defined business “Mobile Strategy”
What to Bring: Bring an android device and have some fun with a live demo. Follow this link or search UIIPA Demo in the Play Store.
Haroldo began his career in 1995, at the company he founded, in partnership with his brother and was initially responsible for IT services, along with developing MS-DOS based database applications.
He graduated with a BA in Computer Science in 1999, when his role as a programmer for his own company had grown exponentially. He had already incorporated several different technologies into his daily routine, among those: Pascal, Delphi, Dbase, Interbase, Paradox, MySQL, SQL, Sockets, parallel printer API control, using Assembly for various task like dial-up modem communication, and remote oil rig valve control.
He also became a consultant for one of Brazil’s biggest banks, Federal Reserve Bank, where he recruited a specific team to build a major banking system that governed several branches’ daily workload.
He is a researcher by nature; always learning about new tools that can expand his reach and deliver quality results.
His current programming passions are Java, Android and IOS.
Even though his company was moving forward, he wanted to live in the USA. He immigrated in 2003, got married and currently has two children.
He enjoys going on bike rides with his family, swimming laps and building great memories with his loved ones. If you ever see two bikers riding around Layton, it’s probably him and his son.
Haroldo values focus, discipline and fun. Work hard, play hard.
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Allyn Walsh of IBM will share with us the PowerHA SystemMirror solutions to provide 24/7 availability to mission-critical applications, even during unplanned outages.
Allyn Walsh is a member of the IBM Advanced Technical Support organization. He has over 23 years experience working with the (AS/400, iSeries, System i) supporting OS/400 – IBM i. He is the Subject Matter Expert for ATS on the topics of PowerHA System Mirror for IBM i, Power Systems hardware management and virtualization, upgrade and migration planning.
Specialties: Pre-sales technical assistance. Regular speaker at Technical Conferences and User Groups. PowerHA for IBM i, Power Systems hardware and management.