Operating Systems

As you develop those ideas, please forward them as soon as possible, so we will have time to create the document and fully explore the ideas. This is an important task, and it provides us z/VSE users with a wonderful opportunity to have our voices heard. So, please let me hear from you in a thoughtful, concise manner at pclark@cprsystems.com.

April 16 - 20, 2007: IBM Storage and Technical Conference

The conference will be held in Munich, Germany, and includes some of the top IBM technical developers addressing storage, z/VSE, z/VM, and Linux solutions. For more information, visit www.ibm.com.

May 18 - 22, 2007: WAVV 2007

WAVV 2007 will be held in Green Bay, WI, at the Green Bay Convention Center Regency Suites. The Agenda Grid with session titles is available at www.wavv.org, and the abstracts will be posted as they are completed. WAVV focuses on z/VM, z/VSE, Linux, and off-platform systems that cooperatively process with those host and vendor products and services that complement those platforms.

June/July z/Journal 2007: z/VSE 4

Planned for the June/July issue of z/Journal is a report on the early user experience installing and production use of z/ VSE 4. Naturally, this depends somewhat on the actual availability of z/VSE 4 and those early users who choose to exploit z/VSE 4. Should we not have sufficient experiences for that issue, we will focus on the following issue.

September 2007: Planning for WAVV 2008

The WAVV planning committee for WAVV 2008 meets in September, so be sure to let a WAVV committee person know what session topics are important to you and what ideas you may have to improve the WAVV experience. Visit www.wavv.org for contact information.

September 17 - 21, 2007: IBM System z Expo

The IBM System z Expo featuring z/OS, z/VSE, z/VM and Linux on System z, will be held September 17 - 21, 2007, in San Antonio, TX. For additional conference information, visit www.ibm.com.

October/November 2007: z/VSE Futures Update

A review of the z/VSE Futures Task Force results as submitted by you users is planned for the October/ November issue of z/Journal.

See you all in the next issue. Z  

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