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Monday, August 17 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
IBM KVM on Mainframe (z Systems) - Steffen Thoss, IBM

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IBM provided a Statement of direction for enabling KVM on the mainframe. KVM is a new alternative Hypervisor for the IBM mainframe platform besides z/VM.
Linux on the Mainframe (z Systems) is in the market since more than a decade and large customers worldwide running business critical applications. The biggest IBM customers in the world rely on Linux on z Systems to run their daily business critical operations. This session covers the technical and economical benefits of running Linux and KVM on z Systems. Customer success stories are included to demonstrate the benefit of Open Source software on the mainframe
Technical details about the z Systems platform, Linux and KVM are covered including an update about the recently announce new hardware z13.

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Steffen Thoss

z Systems Linux and Virtualization product development leader, IBM z Systems
Steffen Thoss is the z Systems Linux and virtualization product development team lead. He has the business product responsibility for Linux on z Systems, z/VM, z/VM and IBM Wave for z/VM. Steffen is working with the IBM development and brand team and with the Linux distribution partner as well to growth the z Systems platform in the Open Source space. He has 20 years experience with the IBM mainframe architecture. His key area of experience is in... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 12:00pm - 12:50pm
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