2024 Application Development/Cloud & Containers

By Isabel Arnold, IBM, DK and Rajesh Kumar Khare, NO, DNB and Frank van der Wal, IBM, Northern Europe
By Khadija Souissi , IBM, DE

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 Are those terms and other AI related terms confusing you? This should change at the end of this session. Learn about the new AI trends and methodologies and how you can leverage them to speed up the implementation and deployment of your AI projects, while taking care of important AI governance aspects to be aligned and compliant with new and upcoming AI regulations in your organisation.

By Joe Winchester, IBM, UK

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 Zowe tooling is now used by 40% of mainframe customers to provide their primary interface to the mainframe computing platform, as well as the UI being taught to students worldwide for them to master old and new mainframe languages alike. This talk will focus on the DevOps scenarios around the Zowe CLI, the ease of use of the VS Code and IntelliJ plugins, as well the extensibility of the Zowe SDKs and the Zowe Desktop that underpins the Db2 ecosystem. Zowe is open source and encourages everyone and anyone to get involved and we’ll cover how to do this and share customer success stories of where engagement with the Zowe community has benefited IT organizations and vice-versa.

By Hizir Cagin Bektas, Broadcom

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 Join our hands-on workshop to get a feel of how to develop on Mainframe using VS Code in an on-demand Cloud Dev Environment. By simply using a browser on your laptop you will be able to access modern VS Code based tools and perform all your daily activities, such editing code, compiling, debugging, running pipelines and more without a need to access ISPF or even installing any software on your machine. Sing up today using This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Don't forget to bring your laptop!

By Claus E Mikkelsen, Nordea, Denmark

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Free download and source code available after the show and ever after. This session is a demo of CXU, an advanced Point-and-Shoot feature to access datasets, execute TSO commands and run SQL and DB2 commands directly from your ISPF EDIT/VIEW session. CXU can seriously impact the way you work in ISPF. Using SPUFI and QMF is history. See more on www.cxu.dk

 

By Flemming Petersen, IBM, DK

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In this session we talk about how Generative AI can be used to analyze, modernize and migrate your COBOL Applications. We will use IBM watsonx Code Assistant for Z to show case a practical application modernization approach.

 

By Gabriel Guth-Kaltschmied, BMC, CH

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As a Value solution engineer of BMC i do Performance assessments for our customers.
show on examples from the past year, what the performance Mainframe challenges were on the assessments we did (anonymized)

By Ed Jaffe, Phoenix Software

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The presenter continuously installed a new z/OS® V3R1 driver every month from December 2022 through September 2023 and experimented with its new functions as they became available. He will show you how these new functions operate and provide you with warnings, hints & tips, caveats, etc. based upon his early experiences and post-GA follow-up.

By Eglė Barušauskienė, Rocket Software,

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This presentation will tell a story of women in IT, how it all started in Lithuania, non-profit organizations that we have locally which support women in IT, and how z/OS and large organizations that use mainframes have helped many women to start their careers in technology. It will be a mixture of first-hand experiences from several women, intermixed with my own experience, research, history and facts.

By Petr Klomfar, Broadcom

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Application performance is more critical than ever. System-wide tuning goals are a must. There is no hiding in off-peak hours anymore!
Explore with us the fundamental difference and a shift in a performance-tuning mindset associated with the transition from R4HA to TFP pricing models. Become proactive rather than reactive.

Participants will grasp the significance of performance monitoring.
The session will emphasize the importance of proactive performance monitoring and application tuning planning before transitioning to TFP.
Attendees will learn to differentiate between various pricing models and their implications for application performance monitoring and tuning.

By Andrew Smithson, IBM, UK

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With APIs being the predominant way to integrate systems in a cloud environment this session will show you how easily to call APIs from your mainframe applications and expose applications as RESTful APIs. This session will includes demos and live coding of how to achieve these integrations..

By Petr Klomfar, Broadcom

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An Abnormal End (ABEND) can stop you in your tracks. Mainframe systems are the backbone of top IT organizations. Resilience, reliability, efficiency, continuity, and criticality of business operations pay dividends in a highly competitive economic environment.
Tackle the disruption and potential downtimes with muscle memory and resolution examples.
Audience: New System programmers, Developers