April 2020 IBM i Virtual Updates

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Digital events and conferences may be the new normal, but that shouldn’t stop your IBM i education and learning. IBM and COMMON are teaming up to bring you the latest enhancements and features to IBM i and Power Systems. Wherever you are, join the IBM experts for a 5-part webcast series from April 14th-24th. You will learn the latest information about IBM i, including Db2 Mirror for i, open source, RPG, Db2 and systems management. 

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  • Simplifying IBM i Systems Management - Tim Rowe

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/24/2020

    Tim Rowe, Business Architect of Application Development for IBM i, will update you on the latest enhancements and tools for simplifying the management of your IBM i environment.

    With cloud and so many new technologies, systems management can seem to be getting more and more complex for administrators. The IBM i team is making systems management simpler with enhancements such as new features and functions for IBM i Access Client Solutions. Tim Rowe, Business Architect of Application Development for IBM i, will update you on the latest enhancements and tools for simplifying the management of your IBM i environment.

     

    Tim Rowe

    Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

    Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

  • Application Development on IBM i Update: RPG and Open Source - Jesse Gorzinski & Tim Rowe

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/22/2020

    Jesse Gorzinski, Business Architect, Open Source on IBM i, and Tim Rowe, Business Architect of IBM i Application Development and Systems Management, will update you on the latest with open source for IBM i, including Node.js, Python, PHP, R and more.

    The IBM i team provides many application development solutions, allowing you to choose the right option to do the task. They have integrated new open source languages and technologies to the platform, while enhancing Free Format RPG and COBOL. Jesse Gorzinski, Business Architect, Open Source on IBM i, and Tim Rowe, Business Architect of IBM i Application Development and Systems Management, will update you on the latest with open source for IBM i, including Node.js, Python, PHP, R and more. Tim will cover enhancements to RPG and the strategic development tool, Rational Developer for i (RDi).

     

    Tim Rowe

    Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

    Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

    Jesse Gorzinski

    Senior Business Architect - Open Source Software on IBM i

    Jesse Gorzinski works for the IBM i development lab in Rochester, MN. He is the Business Architect of open source technologies. Jesse, who was doing RPG programming at the age of 18, is an expert on application development on IBM i, as well as system access and modernization. His hobbies include playing with his dog, replacing complex applications with 5-line Python programs, and advocating for the use of new technologies on IBM i!Prior to his 2006 employment at IBM, Jesse worked with the AS/400 as an I/T administrator for an IBM customer in the finance/mortgage industry, where he specialized in data backup/recovery, process optimization, and information integrity. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science as well as a Master of Business Administration degree

  • The Latest Updates to IBM Db2 for i and Db2 Web Query - Scott Forstie & Doug Mack

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/20/2020

    Scott Forstie, IBM Db2 for i Business Architect, will provide an update on the latest enhancements and features of Db2 for i and SQL. Doug Mack, Senior Technical Consultant, IBM Systems Lab Services, will give an overview of the latest additions to IBM Db2 Web Query for i.

    IBM Db2 for i is the integrated relational database within the operating system that leverages the high performance and virtualization capabilities of Power Systems. The Db2 for i team continues to deliver enhancements around security, modernization and efficiency. IBM Db2 Web Query for i provides in-depth data analytics capabilities. Db2 Web Query also continues to deliver new features and functions. Scott Forstie, IBM Db2 for i Business Architect, will provide an update on the latest enhancements and features of Db2 for i and SQL. Doug Mack, Senior Technical Consultant, IBM Systems Lab Services, will give an overview of the latest additions to IBM Db2 Web Query for i.

  • HA/DR and Continuous Availability for IBM i - Steve Finnes

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/16/2020

    Steve Finnes, IBM Power Systems HA Product Offering Manager will give an update regarding our high availability and disaster recovery roadmap and brief you on the latest enhancements to Db2 Mirror and IBM SystemMirror PowerHA for i.

    IBM Db2 Mirror for i is a new LPP (Licensed Program Product) available with IBM i 7.4. Db2 Mirror for i provides a Recovery Time Objective (RTO) of zero by synchronously mirroring database updates between two separate nodes. Steve Finnes, IBM Power Systems HA Product Offering Manager, will give an update regarding our high availability and disaster recovery roadmap and brief you on the latest enhancements to Db2 Mirror and IBM SystemMirror PowerHA for i.

    Steve Finnes

    IBM Product Manager

    Steve has spent several years in IBM with positions spanning basic research to product development, product offering and marketing. He is the product offering manager for IBM Power Systems with responsibility for PowerHA for AIX, PowerHA for IBM i and the CBU.

  • The Latest with IBM i 7.3 and 7.4 - Steve Sibley & Steve Will

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/14/2020

    Steve Sibley, Vice President, Power Systems Offering Management, and Steve Will, Chief Architect, IBM i, will update the community on the future roadmap and strategy of Power Systems and IBM i as well as present a synopsis of the latest enhancements.

    IBM i 7.4 was announced just last year on April 23rd and GA on June 21st, 2019. The IBM i team continues to roll out new features and enhancements to the operating system. Steve Sibley, Vice President, Power Systems Offering Management, and Steve Will, Chief Architect, IBM i, will update the community on the future roadmap and strategy of Power Systems and IBM i as well as present a synopsis of the latest enhancements.   

    Steven Will

    Chief Architect - IBM i, IBM

    Steve has worked on the IBM i operating system and its predecessors since the initial development of the AS/400. Since 2007, he has been the IBM i Chief Architect, responsible for the strategy of the operating system and the plan for future releases.

    Steve Sibley

    VP, IBM Power Systems Offering Management

    Steve Sibley is the vice president of IBM Power Systems Offering Management.