The System p® - p5 , AIX & Linux Technical Conference

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The System p®
-

p5 , AIX & Linux Technical Conference

Singapore 27
th

to 30
th

November 2006



Conference Session Topics


Please note all Topics and Speakers are subject to change without notice
.


Premier UNIX® Operating Systems Compared

Complexity: 3

Compare and contrast the differences between IBM's Virtualization Engine and
the competition. Compare IBM Virtualization Engine to SUN's Domains and HP's
npars/vpars.


What's new in AIX 5L

Complexity:
3

Understand what's new with AIX 5L including Te
chnology Level (Maintenance
Level) updates through August 2006 plus new release and maintenance strategy


AIX Trends and Directions

Complexity:
3

Understand the content of future updates to AIX 5L planned for 2006 and 2007


Why AIX is the best UNIX
platform

Complexity:
3

AIX provides many advantages over competing operating system platforms such
as Solaris and HPUX. Some of these advantages are based on the hardware
advantages of the POWER processor family but many are purely based on
software f
unctionality. This session will provide you with historical and current
information on ways that AIX provides superior capabilities over the competition


Positioning AIX & Linux

Complexity:
3

This session is aimed at those with backgrounds in AIX who

now must consider
the sale. purchase, or use of Lin
ux. The presentation will centre

on the
differences and similarities in Linux & AIX and where each OS makes sense in the
market.


Unix Security Hardening Automation with AIX Security
Expert

Complexity:

3

AIX Security Expert is a new product which will automatically set hundreds of
security configuration parameters. This product centralizes network security,
firewall features, password policies, and may even advanced security features
such as port s
can protection. AIX Security Expert allows for snapshot one
systems security configuration to be easily applied to all systems within the
enterprise.


AIX Performance Tools Update

Complexity:
4

Overview of performance tools recent updates up to 5.3

ML 5. Main subjects
include: multiple page size support(svmon, vmstat), NFS V4(curt and netpmon),
privately loaded and named shared libraries support (tprof), hardware PM tools
enhancement (counter multiplexing), automatic performance metric
recording(xmt
opas), data extraction, reporting(topasout) and linking to WLE and
nmon_analyzer.


Visual Performance Analyzer

Complexity:
3

This presentation will introduce a brand new Eclipse based multi
-
platform (AIX,
Linux, i5os, zOS, Windows) graphical performa
nce analysis environment. Bundled
tools include platform independent profile visualization, static code analyzer, and
pipeline trace
visualization

tools.


Hardware Performance Monitoring tools and APIs

Complexity:
4

This presentation will explain wha
t hardware Performance Monitoring is, what the
PowerPC family has to offer and how to use its facilities to
analyse

system and
application performance under AIX. Available APIs and tools will be introduced
with examples. This includes libpmapi, lighpm, hpm
count, hpmstat and tprof.


Tuning AIX for Oracle
-

Make it fly!

Complexity:
3

A large proportion of AIX systems run Oracle and many installations are not
running in an optimal way, whilst some are running with high I/O wait, high
system CPU usage and

'EAGAIN' reports. This session covers Oracle parameters,
default AIX settings, why you should not use them and how to monitor and tune
your environment for optimal performance and scalability.


Implementing

and Tuning Tivoli Directory Server (LDAP)
on AI
X

Complexity:
3


Installing Tivoli Directory Server on AIX can be seen as a complex and time
consuming task. This session goes through the steps of installation, configuration,
setting up a test database, load testing and tuning. Default installation
p
arameters are suitable for general use but much better performance can be
obtained with a few simple steps that are detailed in this session.


Migrating to AIX 5.3
-

it's easy and low risk!

Complexity:
3

Migrating to AIX 5.3 is a easy and low risk ta
sk, this session presents information
on planning, performing and checking the migration with reference to common
'gotchas' and new tools to make it even easier. If you are planning a migration to
AIX 5.3 then this is the session for you.


Debugging AIX A
pplications with the IBM Debugger for
AIX

Complexity:
4

Learn How to make use the new Eclipse
-
based IBM Debugger for AIX, V5.0,
which first shipped with XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition V8.0 for AIX.


An Introduction to XL C/C++ V8.0 Compiler Options

Com
plexity:
4

This session will give a brief introduction covering the most commonly XL C/C++
V8.0 compiler options and covers both the AIX and Linux on POWER versions of
the compiler.


XL C/C++ V8.0 Information Sources

Complexity:
3

At this sessio
n, participants will learn about the sources of information available
from the XL C/C++ V8.0 product web pages.


Debugging AIX Applications with the IBM Debugger for
AIX

Complexity:
4

This lab wil
l

reinforce the material discussed in the "IBM Debugger

for AIX"
presentation by hands
-
on exercises.


Fundamentals of AIX Network Performance Management

Complexity:
4

Learn the fundamentals of AIX network performance management. Whether
bumping up against "the

wall", overrunning a tx_que, filling your wi
ndows,
experiencing collisions, or having trouble managing your fragments, this is the
session that will help you better understand your network environment.





topas monitoring and recording tool

Complexity:
3

Topas now offers real
-
time monitori
ng, 24x7 local and CEC
-
wide recording. Using
topasout, the recordings can be post

processed into text reports,
spreadsheet

format, and a format suitable for nmon_analyzer and WLE.


AIX Performance Tools for a Virtualized Environment

Complexity:
4

Vir
tualization has created a requirement for specialized tools to monitor, identify,
and resolve system performance constraints. The standard suite of performance
tools has been enhanced to meet this need as well as the addition of some new
tools. This sessio
n will present these tools and explain how to interpret the
output.


AIX Practical Performance Analysis and Tuning
-

Part I &
II

Complexity:
4

This session will focus on understanding the key AIX performance tools, and how
those tools can be used to

identify performance bottlenecks. Part I will cover
basic monitoring/analysis using standard AIX tools. Part II will cover more
advanced topics, including advise and guidance on
modifying

key AIX tuning
parameters.


AIX 5.3 NIM and Install Current
Enhancements

Complexity:
4

This presentation reviews actual experience with new enhancements to AIX
Install and Network Installation Management (NIM). Subjects covered include
NIM Alternate Master, nimsh alternative to rsh / .rhosts, Diskless / Datal
ess
support, NIM global_export, Multibos support, SUMA to update NIM lppsource or
running NIM clients, and handling of Interim Fixes from a NIM lppsource.


Migrating your Business Logic Application to System p
(AIX/Linux)

Complexity:
4

When migrating

from vendor platforms / operating systems to IBM, one must
focus on the protection of the customer's "Business Logic Application". The IBM
Migration Factory presents its history, expertise & core competencies, methods,
processes,
approaches
, driving facto
rs for migration and select brief case history
examples and lessons learned from over 20 years of migration projects.


AIX Performance Tuning

Complexity:
4

This presentation will introduce the systems administrator to some of the
concepts and tools
for monitoring and managing performance on UNIX systems.
It will provide a guideline for how to diagnose and fix performance problems in
that environment. Rules of Thumb will also be provided. Use of the new tools
provided in AIX v5.3 as well as nmon will
be discussed.


Performance Analysis from nmon Data

Complexity:
4

Using worked examples of typical performance problems, this session aims to
show how to investigate and identify the problem from captured nmon data files
and the nmon Analyser output
(or any similar tools) and then covers how to
rectify the underlying bottlenecks.


Ganglia for System and LPAR Performance Monitoring +
Demo

Complexity:
4

Ganglia is an Open Source cluster performance monitoring tools and has been
extended to include

POWER5 features like shared processor LPARs, entitlement,
physical CPU use. This session covers how to set it up and use it to monitor all
the LPARs in a single machine and lots of machines. The data is displayed via a
website, with graphs and history.


Care and Feeding of AIX

Complexity:
3

Update on hints/tips and Best Practices for AIX. Includes installation tips, tools
tips, and general AIX Best Practices.


NIM and SUMA News

Complexity:
3

This session is designed to give trends and direc
tions in the use of AIX's Software
Update Management Assistant and the Network Installation Manager. The
attendee will see changes that are proposed for the next release of AIX and will
be given techniques on utilizing SUMA and NIM for managing the pSeri
es/AIX
environment.


AIX and System p Open Forum

Complexity:
3

The session will feature distinguished IBM professionals in an Open Forum
discussion with conference attendees. Suggested areas of
discussion

will be
posted nearer the conference.


AIX 5
.3 LDAP Authentication Solutions

Complexity:
4

This talk describes new LDAP features of AIX 5L Version 5.3 TL5 to allow
authentication of AIX users to a Microsoft Active Directory. Limitations using
LDAP against MSAD or other LDAP servers such as Su
n ONE Directory Server,
IBM ITDS or OpenLDAP will also be discussed. Migrating existing AIX users will
also be described.


IO Tuning in AIX 5.3

Complexity:
4

This presentation covers the AIX IO stack, and covers methods to improve
application perf
ormance from an IO perspective. It includes the AIX IO stack,
data layout, tools to characterize IO, testing thruput, IO buffer tuning, VMM
tuning, special mount options, asynchronous IO tuning, and queue depth tuning.


HACMP Network Configuration Optio
ns

Complexity:
3

HACMP has supported Etherchannel over recent years for clusters which
implement IPAT via Aliasing. This topic presents an opportunity for students to
use Etherchannel technology combined with HACMP as an alternate method of
dealing wi
th NIC resilience.


Demystifying HACMP?s /tmp/clstrmgr.debug log.

Complexity:
5

This session will walk through the entries in the /tmp/clstrmgr.debug log file. The
source and meaning of the entries will be discussed.


Storage Infrastructure for HA
CMP

Complexity:
4

Implementing HACMP with IBM's own storage solutions is the best choice, of
course, but as a matter of fact other vendors systems are also part of many SAN
environments. This session will explain how to integrate typical IBM and non
-
I
BM
storage into HACMP.


HACMP and Virtualization

Complexity:
4

The benefits of virtualization have convinced many customers,

clusters however
are often still built as it was done for years. But the technology is ready to
achieve the same level of rel
iability with micropartitions and virtual I/O as with
real adapters and dedicated processors. This session explains how to design and
maintain clusters of purely virtual partitions.





What's new in HACMP 5.4

Complexity:
4

HACMP has become a mature
and feature
-
rich product. Version 5.4 improves
usability by its new graphical user interface. Enhanced failure detection
mechanisms and the re
-
introduction of the forced stop option for non
-
disruptive
updates contribute to reducing downtime even further. T
he session will explain
how to use these mechanisms and also cover the characteristics of HACMP on
Linux and the key enhancements of HACMP/XD.


So I’ve installed HACMP, how do I make my application
highly available?

Complexity:
3


This is an overview

of the features and functions that HACMP provides to assist
users in the day
-
to
-
day maintenance of their clusters.


HACMP/XD features and functions

Complexity:
3

Disaster Recovery has become the hot topic for system administrators. This is an
ove
rview of the features and functions that HACMP/ XD. We sill discuss HAGEO,
PPRC and GLVM implementations of this product.


HACMP, Topology Services and Group Services, how do
they work together?

Complexity:

This session will provide an overview of
Topology Services and Group Services
and details on how the HACMP Cluster Manager uses them for the detection and
coordinated handling of failures.


BASH Shell Basics

Complexity:
3

This session will introduce you to the BASH shell. BASH is the defau
lt Linux shell
and is quite different from DOS. If you already are familiar with the KornShell or
C
-
shell, you have a head start and will learn some of the differences. If you are
new to BASH, this will be a good introduction session.


Beginning BASH Sh
ell Scripting

Complexity:
3

This session will introduce you to basic Linux BASH shell scripting. We will
discuss some of the basic processes that will give you a good base to be able to
read and understand the executable shell scripts that you have b
een working with
already.


Revolution OS
-

The Movie

Complexity:
3

This 85 minute long session will introduce you to the beginnings of Linux and
Open Source software. REVOLUTION OS tells the inside story of the hackers who
rebelled against the pro
prietary software model to create GNU/Linux and the
Open Source movement. This film won Best Documentary at both the Savannah
Film & Video Festival and the Kudzu Film Festival.


Installing SLES9 on POWER

Complexity:
4

Gain the knowledge to install a
nd configure Novell's SLES9 Enterprise Server
Linux on POWER platforms and learn how to use the IEEE Standard 1275
-
1994
Open Firmware. Learn how to boot Linux from Open Firmware and pass Kernel
parameters at boot time.


Using Virtualization and Dynamic Pa
rtitioning with Linux
on POWER to Consolidate Server Applications

Complexity:
3

This session will introduce the concepts of virtualization in the Linux on POWER
environment. It will show how POWER micro
-
partitioning, dynamic partitioning,
and virtual
I/O can be used in an enterprise environment to develop Linux
applications that form a consolidated se
rver. In addition, it will disc
uss how sub
-
capacity licensing can be used in a Linux consolidated server environment

Labelled Networking in Linux! How di
d they do that?

Complexity:
4

SELinux enforces mandatory access control (MAC) using type enforcement via
labels. IP Security offers authentication and encryption services for IP via Security
Associations. Extensions to SELinux and IPSec allow for MAC
of network
communications that restrict socket access to
labelled

IPSec security associations.
This session will provide a brief description of how IPSec and SELinux together
achieve labeled networking.


Getting to know Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux)

C
omplexity:
4

NSAs Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is part of the standard Linux kernel and
is increasingly being deployed, by default, in distributions from major Linux
vendors. This session will provide a brief overview of SELinux and its key
conce
pts. The session will then review methods and tools that can be used to
configure, manage, integrate and troubleshoot applications on SELinux.


IPSec in Linux

Complexity:
4

IP Security is now part of the Linux 2.6 kernel. This session will provide a
brief
overview of IPSec and it?s key concepts and how they were implemented within
the Linux kernel. There will also be a brief review of the userspace tools used to
configure IPSec in Linux.


SELinux and Hierarchical Multilevel Security (MLS)

Complexity:

4

Hierarchical Multilevel Security (MLS) is required by mandatory access control
based protection profiles for general purpose operating systems. This session
describes the overall access control architecture of Security Enhanced Linux
(SELinux) and
how it is extended to support the hierarchical MLS policy.


OpenVPN Installation and Configuration

Complexity:
4

This session will cover the OpenVPN software, including background, high
-
level
conceptual overview, installation of the software, and co
nfiguration of the server
and various types of clients.


Advanced Linux Firewall Features

Complexity:
4

This module will cover some of the additional modules included with the netfilter
(iptables) software on Linux. These modules allow for additiona
l packet
recognition and processing. There are many modules included; we will cover the
ones that have a practical use.


Xen
-

Virtualization with Linux

Complexity:
4

This session will introduce the student to Xen, a very popular up
-
and
-
coming
techn
ology which allows for running multiple operating systems simultaneously
on one computer. We will discuss Xen at a high level, describe components of
Xen, then cover how to install Xen and configure it to boot and run several
distributions of Linux.




A
dvanced Logical Volume Management

Complexity:
4

This session will cover some advanced topics pertaining to Logical Volume
Management. These topics include: migrating physical extents from one volume
to another, implementing the snapshot feature to ba
ck up an online volume,
splitting a volume group into two volume groups, and other topics.




Centralized Monitoring of Your Linux Systems

Complexity:
3

The OMEGAMON and Tivoli Monitoring families have full support of Linux running
on all hardware pl
atforms. This session will introduce you to the overall
functions, but will focus on looking at solving Linux problems using the monitoring
tools.


Implementing Storage Manager on Linux

Complexity:
4

This session will take you through an impleme
ntation of Tivoli Storage Manager
on Linux.. Hints and tips will be provided along the way


Results of a Proof Of Technology: Tivoli products on
Linux

Complexity:
4

This session looks at a Proof of Technology involving moving several Tivoli
produc
ts to the Linux platform. A prime consideration was whether to move to
Linux on Intel or Linux on System z9


Linux
-
High Availability Clusters with Shared Storage

Complexity:


3


Installation, Setup and Configuration of the open source Linux
-
HA (hear
tbeat)
product with shared storage. Certified on RHEL 3.0 (2.4 kernel) and SLES 9 (2.6
kernel) using DS4300 (FAStT 600) storage. Linux
-
HA is shipped with the SLES
distribution and available by download for the RedHat distribution. Linux
-
HA V2
contains a
dditional features that compare favourably with commercial HA
products.


Configuring/Running mod_perl
-

Part 1

Complexity:
3

Adding mod_perl to Apache provides many significant enhancements to your

server environment: significant content acceleration
, dynamic configuration,
stateful sessions, customized authentication, and more. However, running
mod_perl is not without it's hazards. In this lecture session we'll look at the
details of a mod_perl configured system, and learn the tips, tricks and traps

of a
successful implementation.


Configuring/Running mod_perl
-

Part 2 (Lab)

Complexity:
3

In part 2 of this topic we enter the lab and set up and test a successful mod_perl
environment. Once it is set up, we'll run a series of experiments to revea
l the
benefits and consequences of the persistent perl environment.


Perl Programming (Lab)

Complexity:

3


This session will provide a introduction to the Perl programming language. The
emphasis will be on using Perl, as opposed to the command shell,

to accomplish
system administration scripting. Perl is an easy alternative to shell scripting and
offers much more programming flexibility.


Red Hat Trends and Directions

Complexity:

Red Hat Trends and Directions





RedHat Enterprise Linux Insta
llation on POWER

Complexity:
4

Gain the knowledge to install and configure RedHat Enterprise Linux Advanced
Server on POWER platforms and learn how to use the IEEE Standard 1275
-
1994
Open Firmware. Learn how to boot Linux from Open Firmware and pass K
ernel
parameters at boot time.



Linux on POWER Kernel Internals

Complexity:
5

This session will present an overview of the internal design of the Linux on
POWER kernel. The specific Linux kernel subsystems that will be discussed
include process and

thread management, virtual memory, file systems, device
I/O, and hardware and software interrupt management.


Linux on POWER Trends and Directions

Complexity:
3

This session will describe the "unique" capabilities of Linux when implemented on
POWER
based systems. Topics such as Linux development for POWER,
performance, RAS, and virtualization will be discussed relative to LOP. Then this
session will go into futures and what is coming in the support of Linux on POWER
systems


Comparing the HMC (Har
dware Management Console to
IVM (Integrated Virtualization Manager)

Complexity:
3

The presentation will compare and contrast the HMC and IVM.


IBM Director 5.2 for Power

Complexity:
3

IBM Director is a widely deployed, integrated suite of softwa
re tools that provides
a consistent, single point of management and automation for complex IT
environments. Its use improves the integration between server, storage and
networking management so customers can manage their entire infrastructure
seamlessly.

IBM Director works with and complements Tivoli Provisioning
Manager and Tivoli Intelligent Orchestrator.


IBM Systems Agenda

Complexity:
3

The session will describe the Systems Agenda covering the important new
features IBM is developing in the nex
t few years to reduce costs and increase
flexibility.


IBM BladeCenter

Complexity:
3

The IBM BladeCenter system is a high
-
density server solution providing a shared
platform for up to 14 servers in single chassis, offering a space
-
saving solution
c
ompared to traditional servers. BladeCenter system design offers simplicity with
respect to management, administration, and configuration. This simplicity is
achieved through BladeCenter system shared platform where components are
shared by all blade serve
rs


IBM System p Trends and Directions

Complexity:
3

Including; The p5 Product Line, p5 products from processor to screws. Overview
of SMT and Micro
-
Partitioning, p5 High End now, p5 HE lessons learned (based on
customer experience). p5+ HE what to e
xpect, new processors , new RAS.


EWLM's LPAR CPU Management on Power5 Linux

Complexity:
3

EWLM is a policy
-
based, goal
-
oriented monitoring and management product. In
its second release EWLM introduced a dynamic, goal
-
oriented management of
CPU resou
rces toward customer business objectives across logically partitioned
operating systems instances on Power5 Systems supporting Linux, AIX, and i5. In
this presentation

Usage and Accounting of your Servers

Complexity:
3

Customers have asked for ways
to understand system usage and use this
information to charge back IT costs to departments. IBM Tivoli Usage and
Accounting Manager provides the ability to do this




Overview of System p Customer Care Programs

Complexity:
3

This session will pro
vide information on System p CustomerCare, Tech Support
and Services offerings. Attendee's will gain knowledge about key pSeries
Initiatives to improve quality (Uptime), communications and service offerings to
improve availability and stability of mission

critical environments. The
CustomerCare organization includes the CSPO, WW AIX technical support, service
planning and strategy.


POWER Firmware directions and considerations

Complexity:
4

This session will provide details on the direction of fi
rmware. Discussion on an
optimal firmware maintenance strategy will also be provided.


p5 and HMC Setup and Admin

Complexity:
4

An overview of the vital setup and administration of overall p5 system with HMC.
Real
-
World examples illustrating crucia
l setup requirements

(particularly High
-
End
systems) and understanding System Firmware updates.


Cluster Systems Management 1.5

Complexity:
4

While CSM is mandatory for large
-
scale HPC environments it can be beneficial for
any customer who wants to s
ave time by automating routine tasks such as
configuration file updates or firmware inventory. This session will provide an
overview of CSM as introduction before presenting some examples of version
1.5's new features.


The IT Industry Crystal Ball
-

Indu
stry Trends and
Directions

Complexity:
4

The industry landscape has at the same time become more congested with
options and fewer choices. The net is confusion and lack of clarity. In this talk,
we will cover the processor and system offerings our c
ompetitors have, including
rumours

of where they may be going over the next 12
-
18 months.


Maintenance Strategies for Business Continuity

Complexity:
3

Session attendees will learn techniques for improving business continuity from
archectural desi
gn to procedural excellence. We will cover best practices for AIX
service strategies and System p firmware maintenance. This session involves a
collusion of all strategies rather than a focus on any one specific 'how to' which
will be covered under Fir
mware Maintenance.


APV Field Experience

Complexity:
3

Advanced Power Virtualization is available on Power5 systems running AIX 5.3
and there are still many questions that admin' personnel want answers to before
committing the technology into a prod
uction environment. This session covers
performance in the virtual environment and presents information that covers
micro
-
partitioning overhead and performance, virtual network performance,
virtual disk performance and best practice recommendations.


IBM
Virtualization Engine

Complexity:
3

The IBM Virtualization Engine (VE) delivers both systems services and system
technologies to help achieve virtualization in an heterogeneous IT environment.
This allows customers to collect all computing resources i
nto one virtual
environment. It includes IBM and non
-
IBM servers, storage and network
appliances. The main advantage for customers is a simplified infrastructure and a
less complex management of their environment.




Virtualization. What is it, and what d
oes it mean to me

Complexity:
3

The sessions provides an introduction to Virtualization concepts and
functionalities on Power 5 hardware


Planning and Sizing Virtualization

Complexity:
3

This session will discuss what virtualization is in the mi
drange and will go over
how that works in the System P servers. She will also discuss some of the issues
around server consolidation using virtualisation and will highlight a few traps for
young players. Issues relating to planning and sizing will also be
covered.


Sizing virtual micropartitions

Complexity:
4

Last year this same title really covered "what IBM should have told you about
how virtual micro partitions actually work but forgot to tell anyone". This year the
focus is on: 1) sizing and conf
iguring machines using the p5 Virtualisation and
shared processor logical partitions 2) the options for consolidating workloads 3)
reducing hardware by sharing physical resources 4) optimising for performance
and flexibility.


APV Systems Maintenance

Comp
lexity:
4

This session describes the systems maintenance tasks which should be performed
in a System p virtualized environment. These tasks include backup and restore of
the Virtual I/O (VIO) server, updating the VIO server software, and monitoring
th
e environment.


Implementing Partition Load Manager on System p

Complexity:
4

Learn how to configure the Partition Load Manager (PLM) from the WebSM GUI
application or from the command line. Understand how to configure the tuneable
parameters for pe
rformance management and troubleshoot a Partition Load
Manager implementation.


The Business Value of Virtualization

Complexity:
3

This class will focus on the business value of System p virtualization, including the
actual successes gleaned from a n
umber of clients, studies demonstrating
significant Total Cost of Ownership Savings, and the core value proposition for the
offering. We will also cover a overview of the new Server Consolidation Factory


What's New with System p Virtualization?

Complexi
ty:
3

This class will discuss the new features in Advanced POWER Virtualization, the
launch of the Server Consolidation Factory, and the broad range of resources
available to learn more


Innovation
-

Creating New Solutions in a Corporate
Culture

Comp
lexity:
3

A Fortune 50 executive exclaimed that Innovation occurs at the intersection of
invention and insight. Learn how to apply the formula "Collaboration +
Productivity = Innovation" to help create new ways to solve challenging business
issues. To
ols and techniques will be explored that will heighten awareness and
confirm that everyone can be more innovative.


Seven Steps to Much More Effective Technical
Presentations

Complexity:
3

Learn the seven steps to much more effective technical presen
tations. Examine
approaches to make your next technical presentation more interactive. Identify
actions you can take to make your next technical presentation much more
effective


Effective Team Decision Making

Complexity:
3

One of the challenges face
d by IT professionals today is deciding how to make
efficient and effective decisions when working in a team environment. this
interactive session uses a stimulating exercise for participants to enhance their
time management, conflict resolution, communi
cation and decision making skills.
Definitions of teaming, team, teamwork and tools for a Team Process Check are
explored.


Collaboration
-

How to do it better in Today’s Corporate
Environment

Complexity:
3

Collaboration is an added dimension of te
amwork that helps drive greater
individual and team performance. So what is collaboration and how does it differ
from teamwork? This workshop explores the concept of collaboration through
experiential learning and using personal development tools that wi
ll build skills
and improve trust at both individual and collective levels


An Overview of Source Code Scanning Tools

Complexity:

A variety of source code scanning tools are available for developers to aid them in
writing secure code. This session w
ill give an overview comparison of open source
code scanners; as well as cover some of the common coding mistakes
contributing to insecure coding.


Tivoli System Automation Product Family

Complexity:
3

We give an overview about the System Automation
product family with focus on
System Automation for Multi
-
platforms with its two components: Base and End
-
to
-
End Automation. The Base Component is a high availability cluster
(AIX/Linux). The new End
-
to
-
End Automation component allows cross cluster
automati
on.


Tivoli System Automation Solutions for SAP

Complexity:
3

In this section we will show how Tivoli System Automation provides a solution
package for SAP. On the one hand System Automation provides an HA solution
for both: the SAP specific compone
nts and databases (DB2 and Oracle)


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.