If you are a mainframer, you are likely aware of SHARE. We are excited for SHARE Atlanta on March 5-8. There are 28 unique sessions that feature 2023 IBM Champions. Whether you want to learn more about training or rightsizing your mainframe, or go deeper on technical topics like Security, AI, CICS, Ansible and more, there’s a session for you.
You can learn more about the event, and register here.
IBM Champion Sessions:
Sunday, March 5
CICS Project Working Session - Ezriel Gross, Glenn Schneck
IMGT Program Opening - Dusty Rivers
STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides): Mainframe Security Beyond ACF2, RACF, and Top Secret - Reg Harbeck
ZOAU (Z Open Automation Utilities) from the Ground Up - Steven Perva
Monday, March 6
Introduction to CICS for the Non-CICS Specialist - Ezriel Gross
Mainframe Systems (IMS,CICS etc) As Clients in the New World - Dusty Rivers
Panel Discussion - Building efficient CICD Pipelines - Best Practices - Armin Kramer
Automated Testing Panel - Armin Kramer
MVSP Project Opening and WSC Hot Topics - Meral Temel
(Lunch and Learn) Unlock the Power of Machine Learning for IBM Z Monitoring - Jim Porell
What If You Had to Quickly Recover an IMS Database, Could You? - Ron Bisceglia
"Drink me" or "Eat me"? Is My Mainframe the Right Size? - Jim Horne
The Definite Guide to PBG to PBR conversion with Db2 v13 - Jørn Thyssen
Fun with Ansible and DB2 - Jørn Thyssen
Tuesday, March 7
Tips for Improving ICF Catalog Resiliency - Janet Sun
Mainframe Performance: An Observability Shootout- Jim Porell
BYOD Lab: IMS Buffet of Labs: Mobile, Open Data, Blockchain, Administration, Performance, Part 1 of 2 - Ron Bisceglia
BYOD Lab: IMS Buffet of Labs: Mobile, Open Data, Blockchain, Administration, Performance, Part 2 of 2 - Ron Bisceglia
Enhancing Observability of Your Mainframe - Kevin Hosozawa
I caused a total outage in production! So can you! - Steven Perva, Michael Fontanetta
Wednesday, March 8
Training, Engaging and Retaining a Modern Mainframe Workforce - Darren Surch
Cyber Resilience in the Real World - Mark Wilson
Efficiently and Consistently Creating Dev/Test Environments for IMS - Ron Bisceglia
Image Building 101 Identifying the Minimal from The Million Things inside an LPAR to Create a Repeatable Image - Armin Kramer
Storage Manager Changes in CICS TS V6.R1 - Ezriel Gross
Go. The newest zSystem Language - Ray Mullins
Tackling and Correcting Some of the Most Common z/OS Storage Management Issues - Mark Jula
Working with Git and DBB, Jenkins, VSCode and Sonarqube at the Mainframe - The story continues … - Armin Kramer
Unlocking Performance Monitoring Data for Analytics via Improved Observability - Jim Porell
Other fun things to do at SHARE:
- Visit the IBM Booth (#135) and take a picture hugging the z16 for #HugYourMainframeDay on 10/7.
- See how many IBM Champions you can meet (helpful tip, they will have a red ribbon that says IBM Z Champion). Share your photos on social media and tag #ibmchampion #zsystems.
- Find me and learn more about IBM zSystems advocacy, how to earn your first advocacy badge, and what it takes to be named an IBM Champion.