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 Pacific Standard Time.)

Monday, March 6

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Security Project Opening: Mainframe Penetration Testing from the Red Team Chad Rikansrud and Philip Young Security and Compliance, Security in the Enterprise
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Ransomware on the Mainframe ... Checkmate! Chad Rikansrud

Security and Compliance, User Experience, Security in the Enterprise

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. z/VM Platform Update Bill Bitner z/VM Systems Programming, zNextGen®
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. DB2 12 for z/OS Overview Robert F. Catterall Performance/Capacity Planning, DB2, Software Architecture
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. DB2 12 for z/OS: What You Need to Know About Big Data, Analytics, and Spark Robert F. Catterall DB2, Software Architecture, Big Data-Big Analytics-Big Needs


Tuesday, March 7

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. The Mainframe in the Digital Age: Not Just for Legacy Workloads Peter Rutten, Keith Sisson, Jonathan Adams, Ashok Reddy, and Hayden Lindsey General Session
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. IBM's New z/OS Installation Strategy    John Eells z/OS Systems Programming
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. IBM's New z/OS Installation Strategy: Update from the Vendors Sam Knutson, John Eells, Keith Sisson, Paul Spicer, and Sujay Solomon z/OS Systems Programming 
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Cognitive DevOps: Bridging Dev & Ops Gary Mazo DevOps in the Enterprise
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Cognitive DevOps: Get Rid of the Guesswork to Improve Software Delivery Gary Mazo DevOps in the Enterprise
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. How to Build Your Cloud to Enable Digital Transformation Junnie R. Sadler and Kevin Manweiler Network Systems, Cloud as a Disruptive Technology, z/OS Systems Programming


Wednesday, March 8

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Getting Started with Blockchain Jennifer Foley and Ian Mitchell New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems and Software Architecture
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Understanding Blockchain Architecture Ian Mitchell New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems and Software Architecture
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. DFSMShsm DB2 Backup Enhancements  Glenn Wilcock DB2 and Storage
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. DFSMS Access Methods-Choose Wisely Cecilia C. Lewis and Wayne Rhoten Storage and zNextGen
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Making Blockchain Real Jennifer Foley New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems and Software Architecture
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blockchain – How to be Secure, Compliant and "Regulation-Ready" Jennifer Foley and Volodymyr Paprotski Security and Compliance, New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems


Thursday, March 9

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. z/OS Cloud Enablement Overview Hiren Shah IT Services Delivery, z/OS Systems Programming, Middleware, Cloud as a Disruptive Technology
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Big Data and z Systems--IBM z/OS Platform for Apache Spark Theresa Tai and Peter Fandel  Big Data-Big Analytics-Big Needs, New and Innovative Workloads for z Systems
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Live Streaming SMF Data for Operational Insights Gregg Willhoit, Theresa Tai, and Elpida Tzortzatos z/OS Systems Programming, Big Data – Big Analytics – Big Needs
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Making It Difficult for Those IMS Problems to Hide Jeffrey Maddix Application Development, IMS
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. MQ Shared Queues-Parallel Sysplex Exploitation, Getting Enterprise-Class Availability from MQ on z/OS [Z/OS] Jamie Squibb Software Architecture, z/OS Systems Programming, Middleware, Performance/Capacity Planning
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MQ SMF Stats Formatter – How to Use and How to Analyze the Results of Even Analyse Them! Lyn Elkins and Mark Taylor z/OS Systems Programming, Middleware, Performance/Capacity Planning


Friday, March 10

Time Session Title Speaker(s) Track(s)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. LinuxONE and Linux on z Systems Capacity and Solution Planning Jim Elliott Linux Systems Management
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Managing Large Data (LOB) with Compression Feature of DB2 12 and zEDC Express Adapter Daniel Kim, Frances Villafuerte, and Jeremy Jones DB2, Software Architecture, Storage, Performance/Capacity Planning
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. DFSMShsm CDS Deep Dive Chris Taylor and Glenn Wilcock Storage