Our thanks go out to Allyn Walsh for flying all the way from Rochester, Minnesota to speak to our group on March 11th and experience some Spring skiing in Utah. Allyn gave us a comprehensive presentation on the new features and functions of HMC Version 8. Among other things he covered the following:
Introduce new features and enhancements
HMC V8.820 New GUI Tech Preview
HMC machine type model support
Supported upgrade paths
Classic or Enhanced
New install wizard
Performance and Capacity Monitor
Thanks again Allyn for a great presentation. If any of you were not able to make it to our meeting with Allyn you can access his presentation here in PDF form: Presentation File
Speaker: Allyn Walsh, Certified Senior IT Specialist at IBM
Topic: New Features and Functions of HMC Version 8
Date: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Location: Murray City Offices (City Council Chambers), 5025 South State Street, Murray, Utah.
Lunch: Complimentary lunch will be served
Allyn Walsh of IBM will share with us the new features and functions of HMC Version 8. You know about IBM POWER8’s superior performance. Hardware Management Console (HMC) Version 8 adds new capabilities in PowerVM management, Templates, Performance Capacity Monitoring (PCM) and more. The Integrated Visual Monitor makes POWER8 much easier to use, and improved template functionality and standardized APIs empower advanced users to get to the next level of efficiency.
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.