Session title: Lets go with the IBM’s Always-on Architecture -keeping your service up for DECADES!
Session abstract: In this presentation we will discuss how IBM has implemented its “Always-on” architecture, providing the ability to keep services up without any outages. This architecture was originally designed for sports venues, e.g. Olympics, Wimbleton, Masters, … but now has been adopted by several private companies who are unable to take any service outages.
Speaker biography: Dale has a B.Sc.(CS) from the University of New Brunswick and a Masters of Engineering(M.Eng) from the University of Toronto. Dale joined IBM in 1988, and worked in the DB2 development team from 1992 -2014. Dale’s area of expertise includes DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows Kernel development, where he led teams that designed the current backup and recovery architecture and other key high availability and disaster recovery technologies. He has obtained eleven (11) patents in the area of database resiliency. Dale is a popular speaker at the International DB2 Users Groups (IDUG) conferences worldwide, as well as DB2 Regional users groups and IBM’s Information On Demand (IOD) conference. His expertise in the area DB2 availability area is well known in the information technology industry. Dale spent 10 months as the IBM Cloud Data Services Chief Availability Architect, and now Dale is now on the North American Hybrid Data Management Technical Sales team.