Topic: POWER9 and IBM i: Install, upgrade and backup using USB

Date:Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time:5:30 (Deli snack) - 6:00 (Meeting)
Location: BrassCraft Manufacturing Company
39600 Orchard Hill Place
Novi, MI 48375-5331 (map)
Speaker:Bob Schuster
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Presentation:Power9 and IBM i install & backup from USB

Explore the new POWER9 Scale-Out 41A and 42A models and how you can install, upgrade and back up IBM i using the integrated USB ports. With POWER9 there is no internal DVD and its default Alt-IPL device is now USB vs SAS. View a live demo of installing IBM i (7.2 TR8+ and/or 7.3 TR4+) from a USB key and creating the key. Other topics include the USB internal docking station for RDX and the IBM 7226-1U3 Multimedia Storage Enclosure.

About the Presenter

Bob Schuster

Bob Schuster has worked in the computer industry for over 30+ years, currently on the IBM Power Systems Technical Sales team as a Certified I/T Consultant, where he has supported IBM Systems(S/36, AS/400, iSeries/i5, POWER Systems and Personal Computers). He has specific skills in POWER, Nutanix, PureFlex, Linux, Server Consolidation, PC Connectivity, PC Server Environments. He also has experience in setup, installation, and operation of IBM POWER solutions, Linux, Windows Server and VMware environments. Bob has spoken at numerous Technical Conferences, Seminars, and User Group Meetings all over the Country.