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January 17, 2002 Meeting

Meeting Agenda:

9:00 AM z/VM Platform Update
This session will be an overview of recent VM related announcements, focusing on the new features in z/VM Version 4 Release 2.
The speaker will be Mr. Damian Osisek of the IBM Corporation.
10:30 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM z/Architecture Overview and z/VM 64-bit Internals
z/VM operates in a new architectural mode, called z/Architecture, that provides 64-bit real and virtual addressing and arithmetic operations. This presentation gives a brief overview of the new architecture and explains how VM exploits this architecture to deliver new features and functions.
The speaker will be Mr. Damian Osisek of the IBM Corporation.
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:30 PM Administration and Vendor Announcements
1:45 PM z/VM 64-bit Support Externals
z/VM exploits the 64-bit architecture available on the IBM zSeries 900 processors to use greater than 2GB of central storage for pageable guests. It also facilitates the testing of 64-bit operating systems by allowing for the definition of virtual machines with storage sizes greater than 2GB. This presentation shows you how to use the new capabilities introduced with this support and explains how the commands, messages, and systems generation process have changed in this new VM operating system.
The speaker will be Mr. Damian Osisek of the IBM Corporation.
3:00 PM Coffee Break
3:15 PM Free-for-All
Members will attempt to answer any reasonable VM or hardware related questions. If you are having a problem and want to find out if others are experiencing it, or you are installing new hardware or software and want to find out what types of problems others have experienced, here is the place to find out.
Members are encouraged to bring ideas for future presentations and speakers to this meeting.

Directions, Map, Lodging and Dining:

This meeting will be held at Hewitt Associates in Lincolnshire.

For Directions, Map, Lodging and Dining, click here.