Mainframes are data servers designed to process up to 1 trillion web transactions daily with the highest levels of security and reliability. At their core, mainframes are high-performance computers with large amounts of memory and processors that process billions of simple calculations and transactions in real-time. The mainframe is critical to commercial databases, transaction servers, and applications that require high resiliency, security, and agility.

Session Date and Time

Date: 17th August 2021

Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

About the Speakers

Ravinder Akula is a Mainframe Infrastructure Architect in IBM India and has worked at IBM since 2006. He is an IBM and Open Group certified IT Specialist at Expert level with over 15 years of experience in the field of IBM Z. His areas of expertise include IBM z/OS®, IBM Z Hardware, modernization with IBM Z, zVM, Linux on Z, Disaster Recovery, Parallel Sysplex® and GDPS®. He is currently the technical lead for the z/OS platform support team, which handles multiple IBM Z client infrastructures across different geographies. He is an active participant in IBM Academy of Technology and has published multiple Tech docs and IBM Redbook publications. He is also an IBM-recognized speaker and educator who has been teaching IBM Z classes for IBM Z System Programmers since 2007.

Anand Shukla is an Infrastructure Architect in IBM India with close to 15 years of experience with IBM Z. He has worked at IBM for 4 years as a Technical lead for the z/OS platform, handling multiple IBM Z client infrastructures for multiple geographies. Being an IBM recognized Educator and Presenter, he has conducted various skills enhancement training for the IBM India team and for IBM Australia, Brazil, Thailand, and Singapore regions. He has also performed z/OS Technical health checks as a Global SME. His areas of expertise include IBM z/OS, zVM, Linux on Z, IBM Z Hardware, modernization with IBM Z, Disaster Recovery, Parallel Sysplex, GDPS and IBM Z DC Migration. Prior to IBM, for 10+ years, he worked as a z/OS Technical Specialist with CSC (now DXC) Australia based out of Melbourne.

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