Topic: Openi — Exploring Open Source Solutions on IBM i

Date:Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Time:5:30 (Deli snack) - 6:00 (Meeting)
Location: IBM-Southfield
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075 (map)
Speaker:Erwin Early
Presentation:Openi - Exploring Open Source Solutions on IBMi

Open Source solutions continue to be in vogue for businesses large and small and you might be surprised at the wealth of Open Source solutions that are available for you to leverage directly on the IBM I platform. This session will explore a number of popular open source solutions available on IBM I including PHP, SAMBA, node.js, and Ruby. Along the way we will explore how to install/enable tools such as bash, git, zip, perl, and others in the PASE environment. This session will open your eyes to what is possible on your IBM i

About the Presenter

With over 20 years working in the IBM i community previously at IBM and now with Rogue Wave Software he has worked with a number of technologies on the POWER platform including cloud (PowerVC), Dev/Ops solutions (Docker, Chef), Open Source technologies (Linux, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP). He has expertise in a variety of technologies including virtualization, storage, networking, and operating systems including AIX, IBM i, and Linux. He is a frequent speaker at various user groups and technical conferences and have authored numerous articles on Linux, PHP, virtualization, and systems management.