TUG Buzz! for Saturday May 11, 2019


  1. May MoM - with Tom Hoover (May 29th)
  2. June Golf Day - TUG's 31st annual charity tournament
  3. Stay Connected - Confirm your subscription to TUG Buzz

May Meeting of Members

Monte CarloDate: Wednesday May 29, 2019

Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel

5400 Dixie Road

** FREE Parking **

SPEAKER: Tom Hoover (IBM Toronto)

Tom HooverTom Hoover is a Power Server HW specialist supporting accounts across Canada and the Caribbean. His responsibilities include working with IBM sales, Business Partners and clients to ensure that the Power Servers, Operating Systems and related products meet their business and technical requirements.

Tom has worked at IBM for over 30 years, always supporting primarily the IBM i operating system as well as AIX and Linux. He has held a range of positions including Client Technical Specialist and PreSales Technical support. He is always willing to assist his peers with any IBM i opportunity.

Tom is currently the IBM liaison for TUG. When not working, Tom enjoys sports specifically Golf and Hockey. He is looking forward to this years TUG Golf Tournament on June 13th.

     AGENDA for May 29th MoM

ADMISSION:  Free for TUG members ($60 non-members) 

Registration  4:30 pm

5:00 pm - Session 1: V7R4 Overview -- IBM i

Abstract: It has been 3 years since the last major IBM i OS release, so V7R4 contains a lot of new function. This presentation will review many of the new enhancements in this release including updates to Database, Security, ACS and Save/Restore.

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6:00 pm - Intermission (Buffet Dinner & Networking)

7:00 pm - Session 2: DB2 Mirror for i

Abstract: : Perhaps the most significant new function included in V7R4 is 'DB2 Mirror for i'. With this feature, the database is mirrored between two servers in the datacentre, providing a near zero recovery time. The two servers can be in an active/active or active/passive relationship. In this session we will review the requirements for DB2 Mirror, describe how it works, its impact to applications and look at the supported configurations..

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You deserve a break! Have fun at the
TUG Golf Tournament, ThursdayJune 13.

On Thursday June 13th, 2019 we are back at St. Andrews Valley Golf Club in Aurora for the 31st Annual TUG Charity Golf Classic.

Register now at:

Proceeds to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

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