Register for SHARE Live! today.SHARE Live! Technical Session Agenda

SHARE Live! offers the most in-demand technical content from SHARE in-person events. (Please note: Technical session times will be presented and are listed in Eastern Standard Time.)

Monday, August 1

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Those Who Tell the Stories Rule the World Shane Snow General Session
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Transforming Your Mainframe:  Making Old Things New for the 21st Century Bill Seubert Application Development, Software Architecture, z/OS Systems Programming and zNextGen®
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. MVSS Project Opening: Cloudy, with 100% Chance for Gain Glenn Wilcock

Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, Storage

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. API Management as a Foundational Business Service Kyle Charlet Application Development, Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, DevOps in the Enterprise, IMS, Mobile and Social Networking in the Enterprise, and New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Cognitive z Systems Mathew S. Thoennes Big Data – Big Analytics – Big Needs and New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blockchain Explained Ian Mitchell Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems, and Security and Compliance


Tuesday, August 2

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. z/OS and DevOps:  Communication, Culture, and Cloud Randy Frerking, Richard Jackson General Session
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Avoid the Bimodal Disaster Jason Bloomberg Application Development, DevOps in the Enterprise and IT Services Delivery
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Helping Your Developers Succeed in the Cloud Space Jeffrey Bisti, Ivan Dovgan Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, DevOps in the Enterprise, Application Development, zNextGen, Professional Skills
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Demystifying DFSMS Cloud Storage Robert Gensler Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, Storage and zNextGen
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Comparison of z Systems Virtualization Choices Richard Lewis Linux Systems Management, Software Architecture and z/VM Systems Programming
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Introduction and Positioning of KVM for IBM z Systems Steffen Thoss Linux Systems Management and New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems


Wednesday, August 3

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. DB2 11 for z/OS Technical Overview and What's New for DB2 12! John Iczkovits Application Development, DB2, DevOps in the Enterprise, Performance/Capacity Planning and Software Architecture
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Lessons Learned from DB2 360 Studies Adrian Burke Application Development, DB2, DevOps in the Enterprise and Performance/Capacity Planning
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Using DFSMShsm to Enhance DB2 Backup and Recovery: Technical Overview and User Experience Chris Taylor, Matt Brickner DB2, Storage, User Experience and z/OS Systems Programming
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Cloud Tech: Your New Bag of Tricks Jeffrey Bisti Application Development, Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, DevOps in the Enterprise, Professional Skills and zNextGen
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Cloud for z/OS - Rapid Provisioning and Management of z/OS Middleware-as-a-Service (MWaaS) Gary Puchkoff Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, DevOps in the Enterprise, Middleware and z/OS Systems Programming
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Creating Services in z/OS for the Cloud Rosalind Radcliffe, Frank DeGilio Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, DevOps in the Enterprise, Application Development, IT Services Delivery, Professional Skills,and New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems


Thursday, August 4

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. GDPS 3.13 - What's New? Sim Schindel
IT Services Delivery, Storage and z/OS Systems Programming
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. GDPS Virtual Appliance to Provide High Availability and Disaster Recovery for z/VM & Linux Environments Sim Schindel Linux Systems Management, z/OS Systems Programming and z/VM Systems Programming
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Implementing and Using Extended-Addressing Volumes (EAVs) Steve Pryor Storage, z/OS Systems Programming and zNextGen
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. ISPF Hidden Treasures and New z/OS 2.2 Features Sam Reynolds CICS Systems Programming, DB2, IT Services Delivery, Middleware, z/OS Systems Programming and zNextGen
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. z/OS - Freeware - What, Why and Where? Bruce Koss User Experience, z/OS Systems Programming and zNextGen
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. z/OS Little Enhancements: Many Small Potatoes Can Make a Big Meal Marna Walle z/OS Systems Programming


Friday, August 5

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Mainframe Mythbusters Sam Knutson z/OS Systems Programming, z/VM Systems Programming and zNextGen
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Cloud Computing - Security Remains an Issue, So Ensure Your Umbrella is Ready Brian Marshall Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, Security and Compliance, and Security in the Enterprise
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. High Expectations: Our Systems Are (or Could Be) Like Airplanes Mark Nelson Security in the Enterprise, DevOps in the Enterprise, Application Development, IT Services Delivery, Security and Compliance, Software Architecture