St. Louis CMG Spring 2021 Virtual Conference - Computer Measurement Group

St. Louis CMG Spring 2021 Virtual Conference

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St. Louis CMG Spring 2021 Virtual Conference

May 18 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT

Free

 

St. Louis CMG will be having a virtual ½ day event on May 18th!

Time: 8:30 AM — 12:30 PM CDT
The theme of the meeting will be Data Center Resiliency.
Topics will include: AI-Ops, Capacity/Performance and Cyber.

Our sponsor for the meeting will be : IBM

 

Agenda

Time Topic   Presenter
8:30 -8:50 Logon and Virtual Networking
8:50 – 9:00 Welcome and Introductions

Note: All will be muted on entry to WebEx but feel free to unmute (red microphone symbol) yourselves to ask questions throughout the day or use the “Chat” to post a question for a speaker.  Also, please turn off your PC video-cameras today.

9:00 – 9:55 Data Center Resiliency:  AI-OPs Dan Wiegand, IBM
10:00 – 10:55 Data Center Resiliency:  Capacity & Performance Analytics Chris Walker, IBM
11:00 – 11:55 Data Center Resiliency:  Cyber Recovery Diego Bessone, IBM
12:00 – 12:30 A Word from our Sponsor  

IBM Data Center Resiliency…Innovation that Matters

Cliff Koch,

IBM z Systems Software Leader

12:30 Closing Remarks

 

Registration

All attendees must use this link to register in order to receive the WebEx link to join the meeting.

Free Registration Here

(NOTE: You need to register to receive an official meeting invite from IBM with a Webex link.)

Contact: Wayne Allen, Chapter President – STLCMG Email: [email protected]


 Abstracts and Bio’s

Chris Walker

Data Center Resiliency…Capacity & Performance Analytics

The modern needs for performance and capacity management on IBM Z

The role of the performance analyst has been critical to ensure capital and operational costs are accurately managed and performance is optimized. The skills required are often learned over many years and are dependent on multiple, often homegrown, tooling. In the modern hybrid cloud world, the ability for a those responsible for performance management and capacity planning to understand and make informed decisions as workloads become interconnected and less predictable is essential. The session will cover the skills needed by the modern performance analyst and capacity planner on the IBM Z, including how the increased use of analytics and machine learning technologies help inform decision making and ensure the mainframe remains a key part of the enterprise architecture.

Bio
Chris Walker is a Senior Offering Manager with IBM. Over 20 years at IBM he has cover many roles and products across the Z portfolio, and currently responsible for multiple offerings within IBM’s Z AIOps covering performance analysis, capacity planning and cost management.


Dan Wiegand

Data Center Resiliency…AI-Ops

Today’s application landscapes are increasingly hybrid, complex, and often include IBM Z in large enterprises. With limited staff, how do you effectively sift through terabytes of data in real-time to identify an issue before it becomes an outage? That’s why organizations are drawn to the promise of AIOps to leverage AI-driven intelligence to make quick and accurate decisions to maintain resiliency. This session looks at how you can accelerate your journey to AIOps by leveraging the wealth of operational data on IBM Z. Cut through the noise to Detect problems faster, determine root cause to Decide best course of action, Act in collaborative and automated way to reduce customer impact.

Bio
Dan Wiegand is the Senior Offering Manager for IBM Z Common Data Provider and IBM Z Operations Analytics, bringing visibility and insight into IBM Z.   In his 23 years at IBM, he has performed multiple roles across development, architecture, and offering strategy for both IBM Z and IBM Cloud solutions.   Dan has an extensive background in IT Service Management.


Diego Bessone

Data Center Resiliency…Cyber Recovery  


Cliff Koch

IBM Data Center Resiliency…Innovation that Matters

A series of quick hits with solution names that speak for themselves.

Bio
Cliff Koch has over 18 years of experience at IBM, providing solutions that evolve, expose, optimize and manage System z and Linux systems, spanning Hybrid Cloud & AI-Ops.  He has collaborated with numerous customers on DevSecOps, Digital Transformation, Data Center Resiliency, Application Performance Management, Automation, Machine Learning, and Storage/DR initiatives.

 

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://st-louis-cmg.ticketleap.com/2021-spring-conference/

Organizer

Wayne Allen
Phone:
636-722-6667
Email:
stlcmg@cmg.org
Website:
https://st-louis-cmg.ticketleap.com/2019-fall-conference/

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