We’re counting on 2010 to be another excellent year for z/VSE with notable deliverables in software, hardware, education events, and conferences. What follows is the z/VSE 2010 calendar and news from z/VSE Development.
April 9-13, 2010—WAVV: WAVV 2010 will be held at the Embassy Suites in Covington, KY, which is across the river from Cincinnati, OH. The agenda grid with session titles is available at www.wavv.org; abstracts will be posted as they’re completed. Take a look at the session grid for WAVV 2010; these great sessions and speakers are sure to entice you to attend.
April 30, 2010: z/VSE 4.1 will be withdrawn from service.
September 2010—WAVV 2011 planning: WAVV planning sessions are now conducted via Web conferencing in September and October, so be sure your WAVV committee person knows what session topics are important to you and is aware of your ideas to improve the WAVV experience. Go to www.wavv.org for contact information.
October 4-8, 2010—IBM System z Expo: This popular IBM U.S. technical conference will be held in Boston, MA. Knowledgeable presenters will provide excellent content on z/OS, z/VSE, z/VM, and Linux on System z. For more information, visit www.ibm.com.
Fourth Quarter 2010: z/VSE 4.3 will become available. CICS/ VSE won’t ship with this release. More information follows.
2010 Items In-Process
For z/VSE events that aren’t yet scheduled and up-to-date information on events, please visit www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/zvse/events/.
The up-to-date schedule for Live Virtual Classes (LVCs) will be maintained on the z/VSE Website at www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/zvse/education/#upcoming. Topic selection and session scheduling are currently in the planning stage. If you have suggestions, please send them to me, and I will forward them.
News From z/VSE Development