Tape Storage

New Storage Tracks at IBM Technical University in Hollywood Florida

By Tony Pearson posted Mon September 24, 2018 07:30 PM


Originally posted by: TonyPearson


I have returned safely from the IBM Technical University in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now preparing for my next events. IBM plans to have back-to-back Technical University events in Hollywood Florida.

I will be attending the second week. Here are three new tracks that will be offered:

IBM Storage Certification Boot Camp

Scattered across Monday to Wednesday (Oct 15-17) will be the following boot camp sessions:

  • IBM Spectrum Storage Solution Architect V1
  • IBM Visualized Storage V2
  • IBM Technical Storage V1
  • Traditional Workload Sales V2
Maximizing the Business Value of your Storage

Targeted towards executives and IT leaders, IBM offers a full-day program on Tuesday, October 16, from 9:00am to 5:30pm:

  • Driven by Data: IBM Storage Strategic Overview
  • The Right Flash for the Right Workload
  • Overview of IBM Spectrum Family
  • Storage Directions for IBM & the Industry
  • What’s New with IBM Storage & SDI
  • How to Store a Zetabyte

IBM executives and subject matter experts will be on-hand for this event.

Storage for Rookies

In Johannesburg, we had an "IBM Z for Rookies" track. In Hollywood, we will have a "Storage for Rookies" track. Here are the sessions:

  • Storage for Rookies Kickoff
  • IBM Spectrum Archive Basics: Taming big data with LTFS standard
  • Spectrum Archive EE and Spectrum Scale - 101 Basics
  • Introduction to IBM Cloud Object Storage System
  • IBM FlashSystem 9100: Intro and deep dive
  • Storage directions for IBM and the industry
  • Introduction to IBM block storage replication
  • Storage encryption overview and the big picture, why do I want to do this?
  • Intro to IBM Spectrum Protect family of products
  • Spectrum NAS 101 and key use cases
  • IBM Spectrum Protect 101
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus: A technical introduction
  • Software Defined Storage: Storage for Software Defined Environments
  • Spectrum Virtualize 101
  • Enterprise Tape Storage product announcements
  • Is LTO really the new enterprise drive?

I will be presenting the session on IBM Cloud Object Storage for this track.

If you will be in Hollywood from Oct 15-19, please stop by and say Hello! For a list of all my topics, see my previous blog post [IBM Technical University upcoming topics].