Unigroup's June 2020 Meeting Announcements


IBM AIX Operating System and POWER CPU Update

Carl Burnett, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Power Systems,

Thursday, 18-JUN-2020      (** Regular 3rd Thursday **)

ONLINE (via Cisco WebEx)
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6:30 - 6:45 PM Registration and Connect to ONLINE WebEx
6:45 - 7:00 PM Unigroup Welcome
7:00 - 8:30 PM Main Presentation (shortened)

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Unigroup's June 2020 meeting will be an update on IBM's AIX UNIX Operating System and a brief update on IBM Power Computer Systems and CPUs. Given the COVID-19 emergency, this will be Unigroup's first-in-40-years 100% ONLINE meeting, and is expected to be a shortened meeting vs what Unigroup normally presents. Our thanks go to IBM for helping us set up this ONLINE meeting. Note: This ONLINE meeting will be open to the public, and at no charge, but RSVPs with working EMails are mandatory, since we will have to send out WebEx connection information.


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Topic: IBM AIX Operating System and POWER CPU Update

Related Topics/Keywords:

IBM AIX Unix Operating System, IBM Power Systems, Power CPU Architecture.

Introduction & Description of Talk:

IBM will be briefing us on the latest news regarding the IBM AIX Unix Operating System.

Presentation Outline:

Our AIX and Power Systems update will review the following topics:

References & Web Resources:

   Wikipedia on IBM AIX:

   IBM AIX Unix Operating System

   IBM Power Systems



Carl Burnett, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Power Systems.

Carl is a Distinguished Engineer within Power Systems software development. In over 30 years with IBM, he has worked on multiple systems software projects, including AIX kernel features, distributed computing frameworks, operating system security, and scalable distributed filesystems. His current responsibilities include collaborating closely with Clients, Power Offering Management, and senior technical leaders to define technical strategy and roadmap objectives for Enterprise Power Systems Software products. Current areas of major focus include hybrid-cloud, enhanced Power virtualization for flexible infrastructure integration, and automation.


IBM Power Systems:

IBM Power Systems is the future forward infrastructure needed to transform your business, whether you are running your most sensitive, mission critical workloads, or the next generation of AI workloads.

Power Systems delivers capabilities to deploy the most data intensive workloads in a hybrid cloud. It has security built in at all layers, from processor to the OS, and is designed to deliver end-to-end security. It also provides enterprise class cloud environment in both private and public clouds, giving flexibility and choice for growing businesses.

Power Systems is used by some of the largest companies. The world's top supercomputers run on Power Systems; 80% of fortune 100 have Power Systems, including top 10 banks, 9 of top 10 insurance providers, 8 of top 10 healthcare companies and 8 of top 10 retailers.

For further information, visit the IBM Web Site: http://www.ibm.com


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