Session title: The zGui (r)evolution – First hands on experience and best practices
Session abstract: The evolution of the mainframe had a variety of GUI approaches, some lasted for a while, some never took off at all. However, it was never THE COMMON ecosystem used by all products and all vendors. At the 2018 SHARE, IBM, Rocket Software and CA Technologies announced ZOWE – THE z ecosystem to securely manage, control, script and develop. Of course, an announcement is probably not the final truth, but from what I’ve already seen and used I’m more than enthused. Continue reading “The zGui (r)evolution – First hands on experience and best practices”
Session title: Db2 12 – 12 months agile production experience with more focus on the Data and less on the base.
Session abstract: Migrating to Db2 12 is pretty much the same procedure every 3 years. Then we get introduced to a variety of levels that control new features and functions beig delivered and realize that the every-3-years-same-procedure is history. Continue reading “Db2 12 – 12 months agile production experience”
Session title: Db2 12 Continuous Delivery – New challenges for deployment
Session abstract: Fundamental changes in the Db2 z world often lead to concerns. Let’s face it – some changes force us to change! While a Db2 version migration usually took months, or even years, there will be no new Db2 version after 12, but continuous code drops. Continue reading “Db2 12 Continuous Delivery – New challenges for deployment”