Past Presenters   last updated February 20, 2019

By Last Name  

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First

Last

Company

Presentation Title

Cory

Ainger

Ainger & Associates

Bridging the Gap Between IT and Project Management

Brett

Allison

IntelliMagic

Restoring Data Storage Predictability

John

Anderson

IBM

Workload License Charge and the XSLM Standard

John

Anderson

IBM

Z900 presentation

John

Anderson

IBM

Optimizing Your Oracle Investment

James

Arlen

Leviathan Security Group

High Frequency Trading

Andrew

Armstrong

DataKinetics

IT & Business Analytics

Priyanka

Arora

MUFG Union Bank

Application Performance Management for Cloud Applications

Milan

Babiak

IBM Canada

Deliver a Memorable Technical Presentation

John

Baker

DataKinetics

Are You A Speed Reader? – Optimizing Access to Tiered Storage

John

Baker

DataKinetics

Flash vs. Flash: What’s In It For Me?

John

Baker

IntelliMagic

The New Bottlenecks in Mainframe I/O

John

Baker

Intellimagic

A New Perspective on Enterprise Storage Tiers

John

Baker

Intellimagic

Confessions of a cost-aholic?  An insider's thoughts on software costs - and opportunities

John

Baker

MVS Solutions

Can Capacity Planning and Finance Co-exist?

John

Baker

MVS Solutions

Performance Matters

John

Baker

MVS Solutions

What’s in Your Nest?More than ever – Less is More!

John

Baker

MVS Solutions

Reduce MLC without Capping: Automating resourse Groups

John

Baker

MVS Solutions

Why did my job run so long?  Speeding Performance by Understanding the Cause.

David

Banham

CIBC

R – What every Capacity Planner and Performance Analysts Needs to Know

Per

Bauer

HelpSystems/TeamQuest 

How to optimize capacity in public cloud  

Erwin

Bautista

IBM Canada  

IBM Machine Learning for z/OS: Turning Data into Insight, and Insight into Opportunity

Ken

Beauchamp

RBC

A Production Volume Test of a Large zOS WebSphere Application

Joseph

Belsanti

Hewlet Packard (Canada)

People, Places, Things: Web Presence for the Real World

Alon

Ben-Shoshan

Correlsense

Discover Business Units of Work to Improve Effectiveness of Capacity and Performance Management

Alon

Ben-Shoshan

Correlsense Ltd

Business Transaction Management – The Next Generation of IT Performance Management

Frank

Bereznay

IBM / Kaiser Permanente

Forecasting Data Center Power Requirements: Tips from the Trenches

Frank

Berezney

Kaiser Permanente(Mullen Award 2006)

Did Something Change? Using Statistical Techniques to Interpret Service and Resource Metrics.

Kyle

Bergum

Spinniker Corporation

Stretch NT Cluster

Alex

Bewley

Uptime Software

Capacity Planning and Management in the Real World – Success and Failures that we see

Alex

Bewley

Uptime SoftwareIT Analytics and Big Data

Capacity Planning in the Cloud:Does Capacity Planning Fundentally Change when Resources are Unlimited in the Cloud?

Erich

Bretholz Ph.D.,

Consultant

Performance Tuning of Intranet/DB2 Applications

Eric

Brubaker

CPT

Sustainable Cost Reduction

Neil

Bunn

IBM Canada

A Paradigm Shift in Computational Scaling

Michael

Burnett

VMWare

Virtual Infrastructure

Dilara

Buyuk

ORSYP

Workload Performance Management

Joe

Calcada

Candle Corp.

Distributed Availability

Joe

Calçada

IBM

Providing monitoring that is reliable, comprehensive and understandable

Joe

Calçada

IBM

Monitoring the Hybrid Cloud

Joe

Calçada

IBM Canada

Open Source Monitoring of Private/Public Cloud Environments

Greg

Caliri

BMC

Large Scale Processor Reference (LSPR) and performance concerns

Greg

Caliri

BMC

Trending or Modeling for z/OS Systems - One, the Other, or Both?

Simon

Cheung

RBC

Capacity Planning Experiences at the Royal Bank - CMOS, Parallel Sysplex

Noel

Clarke

OpTier

Optimizing Performance and Capacity in Private and Hybrid Clouds

Yves

Coderre

HDS

Switched Storage Architecture Benefits & Storage Management Open Framework

Hayden

Coomber

Mercury Interactive

Ensuring application reliability,stability and a Positive End User Experience A Performance Testing/Tuning Methodology

Bruce

Cowper

Microsoft

The future of virtualization

Russell

Crook

Sun Microsystems

Java Technology Computing - Present and Future

Russell

Crook

Sun Microsystems

Sun Server Architecture (Hardware and Software) and Vision for Future Large Scale Computing

Russell

Crooke

Sun Microsystems

Introduction to Throughput Computing and Solaris 10

Russ

Currie

Netscout

Unified Service Delivery - Transforming Performance Management

Rene

Daoust

EMC

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing

Rene

Daoust

EMC

Short Topic: Understanding the Impact of ESCON Protocol Times

Rene

Daoust

EMC

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing 2

Glenn

Davies

Network General

How TCP Impacts Application Performance

David A

Day

Cole Software

Event Profiling Versus State Profiling, on z/OS

Misty

Decker

IBM

Mainframe Skills Gap

Straty

Demakos

StorageTek

Storage Strategy for the New Millennium

Miller

Dixon

EMC Corporation

Affecting Customer Workloads when "fast" becomes "faster" - Symmetrix version 4.8 Enhancements

George

Dodson

CMG Past President

CMG Update - Changing & Refocusing

George

Dodson

Candle Corp

And You Think You Have A StressfulEnvironment! (Stress Testing Distributed Systems)

Jeff

Dool

Microsoft Canada

An Overview of the Microsoft Strategy & Windows DNA

Peter

Dyer

Uptime Software

Planning for the New Architecture: Performance, Capacity and Management

Stan

Dylnicki

RBC

Managing 2000+ Windows/NT servers in a WAN/LAN environment

Stan

Dylnicki

RBC

Performance and Capacity Experiences with Websphere.

Nalini

Elkins

Inside Products

How Do TCP Profile Parameters Impact Performance?”

Jim

Elliott

GlassHouse Systems Inc

z Systems Hardware Update

Jim

Elliott

GlassHouse Systems Inc

z Systems Operating Systems Update 

Jim

Elliott

GlassHouse Systems Inc

Introducing the IBM z14™, the newest addition to the IBM Z® family

Jim

Elliott

GlassHouse Systems Inc

IBM’s New z14 and LinuxONE Announcement Overview

Jim

Elliott

GlassHouse Systems Inc

IBM Z Batch Network Analyzer (zBNA) Tool

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

Linux in a Server Environment

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

Linux on System z - A Strategic View

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

Building a Dynamic Infrastructure –Trends and Directions for System z

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

IBM System z Update

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

System z Family Product Update

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

IBM z13 Technical Overview

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

Unleash the Full Potential of Linux and Open Technologies to Fuel New Innovation

Jim

Elliott

IBM Canada

Product Presentation:New Software Pricing Options for IBM z Systems

Peter

Enrico

Enterprise Performance Strategies, Inc

Introduction to Websphere MQ Performance

Peter

Enrico

Enterprise Performance Strategies, Inc

zIIPs and zAAPs - Understanding Transaction Flows and CPUMeasurements

Pedro

Escosteguy

Pedro Escosteguy Resources Inc.

Capacity Planning Methodology (A Refresher) 

Pedro

Escosteguy

Pedro Escosteguy Resources Inc.

Measuring Capacity (or How big is your foot?)

Darrell P

Faulkner

Computer Associates

FICON:Not Your Father's ESCON

Pierre

Fiorini

BMC

Insights into WWW Server Performance using Busy-Period Analysis

Pierre

Fiorini

BMC

Insights into WWW Server Performance using Busy-Period Analysis

Graham

Flint

Microsoft Canada

Technologies for Distributed Transactions

Steven

Flowers

Riverbed Technology

Application acceleration over the WAN how to make 3000KMs feel like 30 meters

Patrick

Fournier

SDS

Mainframe Applications Going Mobile

Mark

Friedman

Datacore Software

An introduction to SAN Capacity Planning

Fabio

Gammerino

ORSYP

Workload Performance Management

Kenny

Gan

Oracle

Database Cloud Consolidation,Application Performance Management and Application Quality Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Charlie

Geisler

BMC

VMware Server Consolidation

Glynn B

Giacone

BGS Systems

SAP R/3 in a UNIX Environment: A Case Study for Client/Server Capacity Planning

Glynn B

Giacone

BGS Systems

Performance and Capacity Management in Complex Multi-tier Client/Server Environments (SAP, PeopleSoft, Baan)

Mike

Giglio

Shelter Insurance  (Mullen Award 2011)

The Penguins Have Landed – Getting Started With Linux On System z

Danilo

Gipponi

EPV Technologies

Saving Money (and your mainframe)

Danilo

Gipponi

EPV Technologies

Capacity Planning Issues in 2010

Danilo

Gipponi

EPV Technologies

X-ray your systems

Danilo

Gipponi

EPV Technologies

Collecting and using SMF 113 and other MF metrics

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

Behaviour-driven Cost Reduction in z/OS Production and Development Environments

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal  & Georgian College

Mainframe 101

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

Implementing Tivoli Decision Support for Performance Reporting and Capacity Planning

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

Performance Comparison: Migrating from IBM System z9 to z10

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

A Real-World Application of Dynamic Thresholds for Performance Management.

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

Customer Experiences With Hiperdispatch And Soft Capping In IBM Mainframe Systems

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

Computing Platforms

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

IBM’s Mainframes: Life-Cycle and Recent Developments

Jonathan

Gladstone

Bank of Montreal

imPACt  2016 Retrospective

Mike

Goodman

IBM

IBM Tivoli OMEGON XE on z/OS V4R2

Bill

Gray

StorageTek

Measuring Virtual Tape Performance

Bill

Gray

StorageTek Canada Inc.

Preparing for Virtual Storage Management and Virtual Tape

Chris

Greco

GRECTECH

Cybersecurity, Capacity, and the Insider Threat

Amos

Green

LightCyber   - sponsored by Telnet Networks

Network Traffic Analysis Reveals Tools Attackers Use

Steve

Guendert

Brocade

ESCON, FICON and Mainframe Performance

Robert

Haddad

Project Performance Corporation

Measuring Portal Usage

Robert

Haddad

Project Performance Corporation

Measuring Portal Usage

Robert

Haddad

Project Performance Corporation

Measuring Portal Usage

Thomas A

Halinski

Compuware

Performance Improvements “Things I Wish They’d Told Me 8 years Ago” – Visualized

Paul

Hall

IBM Canada

Are you exploiting analytics to search and manage big data technologies

Paul

Hall

IBM Canada

Cloud with IBM z Systems

Paul

Hall

IBM Canada

Putting your z/OS Operational Data to Work

Reg

Harbeck

CA

Business Resilience Means Direction, Exchange, Evolution

Reg

Harbeck

CA

Regulatory Compliance and the IBM Mainframe: Key Requirements

Reg

Harbeck

CA

Cumulo-Nimble: Mainframes and Cloud Computing

Reg

Harbeck

CA

Roles We Verse, All with CA Mainframe Chorus

Reginald

Harbeck

CA

Mainframe Continuity Planning

Kenneth J

Harper

eBusiness 1, Inc.

Taking Care of eBusinessQuality Control of Large-Scale Web-Based Applications in Real-Time

Bill

Hart

ISM

VTS presentation

Todd

Havekost

IntelliMagic

Achieving CPU (& MLC) Savings through Optimizing Processor Cache

Todd

Havekost 

Intellimagic

2018 RMF/SMF Analytics Status & Predictions

Barry

Hemphill

CA

A(please don't) Crash Course in Application Performance management

Chuck

Henry

IBM Canada

Computing using OS/390 - Domino, SAP R/3, Web Enablement

Chuck

Henry

IBM Canada

ERP (SAP, BAAN, Oracle, Peoplesoft etc.) on S/390

Chuck

Henry

IBM Canada

OS/390 V2R7 Update and R8 Preview

Duncan

Hill

Think Dynamics

Avoiding the Next Generation Internet Bottleneck

Nancy

Hinich

CA

What’s ITIL Got to do with it?

Brian

Hoare

Softwareonz

Product Presentation:Auto Soft Capping (ASC) – What is your Sub Capacity Pricing strategy?

Brian

Hoare

Softwareonz

Manage Your IBM Sub Capacity Pricing – Are You STILL Paying Too Much?

Craig

Hodgins

Compuware

Zen and the Art of Application Performance

Craig

Hodgins

Compuware

DB2 Application Performance in the 21st Century

Craig

Hodgins

Compuware

Java Performance and Websphere

Craig

Hodgins

Compuware

How to Survive the New Normal of the Mainframe

Craig

Hodgins

Compuware

The Mainframe is Dead, Long Live the Mainframe

Craig

Hodgins

RBC

System Performance Monitoring at RBC

Craig

Hodgins

RBC

Simultaneous Multi Threading x2 (SMT2) on z/13’s 

Mario

Jauvin

MFJ Associates

Seeing it All at Once with Barry

Andy

Jepeal

Compuware

The People v Mainframe

Charles

Johnson

Metron Athene

VMware Capacity Management - Now the Dust is Settling...

Charles

Johnson

Metron Athene

VMware vSphere - Avoiding an Internal Storm?

Charles

Johnson

Syncsort/Metron-Athene

Mainframe Capacity Management – Time to come out of the silo

Charles

Johnson

Syncsort/Metron-Athene

Shadow IT - Embrace and Accept or Not

Cliff

Johnson

RBC

Performance and Capacity Experiences with Websphere.

Gary

Kaiser

Compuware

Distributed Application Performance Troubleshooting: A Guaranteed Approach

Denise

Kalm

BMC

Jump Start your Performance Career Using Analytic Modeling

Denise

Kalm

CA

The Stork correlation Use & Abuse of Statistics in Performance & Capacity Planning

Denise

Kalm

CA Inc.

THE MINIMUM DAILY ADULT The Right Metrics and the Wrong Metrics

Ron

Kaminski

Kimberly Clark (Mullen Award  2003)

Planning and Auditing Your Firm’s Capacity Planning Efforts (Part 2)

Ron

Kaminski

Kimberly Clark (Mullen Award  2003)

Planning and Auditing Your Firm’s Capacity Planning Efforts (Part 1)

Ron

Kaminski

Kimberly Clark (Mullen Award  2003)

It's Not Always What You Say...

Ted

Kicey

BMC

Storage Networks-Promises and Pitfalls

Ted

Kicey

BMC

Effectively Managing Today's Storage

Christopher

King

Compuware

Applications and the infrastructure that support them

Diwakar

Krishnurthy

Carleton University

Workload Characterization and Load Testing of Web-based Systems

Carl

Kyonka

Enbridge

 Why Monitor?

Evan

Kyriazopoulos

AppDynamics

Rapidly Changing App Architectures and the Impact on Measurement

Yori

Lavi

OpTier

SOA Monitoring & Performance Management Challenges

Jeff

Lawson

Cogent Logic

Performance characteristics of Windows operating systems

Dan

Ledgerwood

RBC

A Customer compares Virtual Tape Solutions

Amichai

Lesser

Shunra

Data Centre Consolidation

Vitaly

Levin

Nortel

Secure Network Access: Real-time measurement of users compliance to policy

Mark

Lewis

Storage Technology Corporation

Open Systems Storage Management: Evolution of Technology - Tape, Disk and LAN

Terry

Lewis

TMHR Consulting Inc.

Oracle Performance Tuning for UNIX and Windows NT

Catherine H

Liu

Applied Expert Systems, Inc.

Open Enterprise Performance - Response Time Challenge

Dr. Mike

Lloyd

RedSeal

Security Metrics that Don’t Suck

T. Leo

Lo

IBM Global Services & CMG Vice President

Strategic Directions and Goals of CMG

T. Leo

Lo

IBM Global Services & CMG Vice President

Are You Ready for Tomorrow Today? Understanding Enterprise Network Transmission Techniques

Thomas

Lo

Bank of Montreal

Performance and Capacity Reporting    Using TDS/z and SAS

Anna M

Long

Web Analytica

An Introduction to Web Analytics for Performance Analysts and Capacity Planners

Chris

Lynn

Safeway

Load Testing Is Easy. Good Load Testing Is Not.Preparation is the Difference.

David J

Lytle

Brocade

BuzzFibreChannel – to 16G and Beyond

Ted

MacNeil

Bank of Nova Scotia

Workload Manager (WLM) in Goal Mode - User Experiences

Ted

MacNeil

Bank of Nova Scotia

Workload Manager (WLM) in Goal Mode - User Experience Update

Kevin

Mann

StorageTek

Storage Strategy for the New Millennium

Al

Marshall

Royal & Sunalliance Insurance of Canada

IBM S/390 Workload Manager - User Experiences

Dan

Marshall

Sun Microsystems

Introduction to Throughput Computing and Solaris 10

Ron

Marshall

Oracle

Changing in a Flash - The Impact of Flash and Solid State Disks on Capacity and Performance Planning

Ron

Marshall

Oracle

Inifiniband Networking - The Need for Speed

Ron

Marshall

Oracle

IPV6 - Why Can't We Just Be Happy With NAT?

Ron

Marshall

Oracle

Big Data Use Case - Finding a Needle in the HayStack

Kevin

Martin

McKesson

Balancing Batch workloads and CPU activity in a parallel sysplex environment

Kevin

Martin

McKesson

Adjusting RMPTTOM to Reduce SRM Overhead

Murray L

Martin

MVS Solutions

Batch Workload Management in a S/390 Parallel Sysplex

Fernando

Martinez

CGI

The financial cost of capacity planning: The impact of the new architectures.

Fernando

Martinez

CGI

IT Performance Management in a Financial Crisis

Fernando

Martinez

CGI

Performance Requirements

Fernando

Martinez

CGI

Performance Considerations in Agile Products

Carey

McClymont

Radware

Network Application Monitoring

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint Canada

VoIP - Getting the Benefits, Without Sacrificing Security

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint Software Technologies Inc.

Software Blades

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint

Accelerating Security

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint

Understanding Clustering Technologies

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint

Defending the End User – Protecting your home, your employees, and yourself from emerging threats.

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint

Open Performance Security Architecture Past and Future

Kellman

Meghu

CheckPoint

How To Take Over A Nuclear Power Plant

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Architecting Computer Capacity Analysis as a Client/Server Application[ ... the shoemaker's children kick back ... ]

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Infrastructure Architecture: Who, What, Why, When and How

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

IT Issues That Still Keep Me Awake

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe V

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe VII

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe IX

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XI

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XII

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XIV

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XV

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XVI

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XVII

Don

Melton

Vatic Technologies

Don's Diatribe XVIII

Tim

Michalski

EMC

RMF and SAR

John

Miecielica

TeamQuest

IT Analytics and Big Data

Robert

Miller

Sun Microsystems

What is N1?

Kevin

Mulhall

Intel

Intel on Microprocessor Technology Trends

Anthony

Mungal

Consultant

A Usage Based Approach to Updating the FICON Infrastructure

Anthony

Mungal

Consultant

Storage Performance: Changing Perspectives in the zEnterprise Environments

Anthony

Mungal

Consultant

Storage: Cost, Classification and Processes

Anthony

Mungal

Consultant

Leveraging the New and Changing IT Infrastructure

Anthony

Mungal

Consultant

3rd Platform Infrastructures and Software Defined Storage

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

Large Capacity Actuator Considerations

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

An Algorithmic Approach to Multi-tiering in Enterprise Storage Subsystems

Anthony

Mungal

Consultant

Evolving It infrastructures

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing 2

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

On the Importance of Infrastructure and Architecture in Storage Subsystems

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

On the Importance of I/O Parallelism and I/O Priority structures in z/OS Environments.

Anthony

Mungal

EMC

Multi-Core Computing and the Tiered Storage Model

Anthony

Mungal

EMC Corporation

I/O Concurrency, I/O Bandwidth, Access Density and the Like

Anthony .

Mungal

Consultant

On the Applicability of Subsystem Auto-Tiering on the High Performance Database Environments and Other I/O

Tony

Mungal

EMC

On the performance considerations of Bursty Workloads

Tony

Mungal

EMC

Elements of I/O Subsystem Benchmarking

Tony

Mungal

EMC

Storage Performance: What Really Matters

Tony

Mungal

EMC

“Mainframe relevant features of the DASD subsystem”

Ernest

Nachtigall

IBM

Using the IBM Mainframe Cryptogrphic Engines

Ernest

Nachtigall

IBM

CRYPTO 101: An Overview of Cryptography For the Beginner

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

Introducing the zAAP

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

The Mettle Test

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

IRD (Intelligent Resource Director)

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

Mainframe Specialty Engines

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

CSP 101: From Monoliths to Dinosaurs and Beyond

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

Framework for doing Capacity Sizing for IBM System z9 and zSeries Processors

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

Besides The Processor...

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

zEnterprise update: Focus on zBX (Blade Extension)

Gord

Neill

IBM Canada

Approaches For Optimizing Batch On System z

Bill

Nevill

IBM

ESS Performance

Anton

Niemand

DataKinetics

Technical Discussion On “In Memory Tables”

Brian

O’Neill

TGT Software

Benchmarking eSoftware

Erik

Ostermueller

FIS Global (Mullen Award 2011)

Performance Defects

Erik

Ostermueller

Fidelity

Expose Performance Bugs in Any Running Java Process

Erik

Ostermueller

FIS

Java Performance Monitoring Tools

Fabio

Ottaviani

EPV Technologies

Collecting and using SMF 113 and other MF metrics

Lindsay

Parker

Hewlett Packard

Achieving Control via Service Level Management in Distributed Environments

Lindsay

Parker

Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd.

Performance Management within a UNIX/OPEN Systems Environment

Paul

Patterson

Hewlett Packard

Data Protection solutions that support customer's " Always on" demands

Brent

Phillips

Intellimagic

2018 RMF/SMF Analytics Status & Predictions

Gery

Plourde

Compuware

End User Response Time Monitoring Importance

Tim

Quinlan

TLQ Consulting

Dealing with Oracle Database performance issues: The Magic is in the Details

Brett A

Quinn

EMC

RAID: Past, Present, and Future

Oleksiy

Razborshchuk

Oracle

Oracle Performance and Capacity Considerations

Oleksiy

Razborshchuk

Oracle

Real Application Testing - with Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition.

Oleksiy

Razborshchuk

Oracle

Changing perspective on database performance and capacity planning with Oracle Exadata technology

Oleksiy

Razborshchuk

Oracle

Oracle Real Application Clusters

Ben

Reader

Oracle

Introduction to Oracle Management Cloud Service

Joe

Rich

TeamQuest

Modeling Multi-Tiered Applications

Barbara

Robidoux

EMC

Enterprise Storage and the New Information Reality

Eric

Robitaille

Virtual Instruments

Fibre Channel storage and SAN infrastructure optimization using instrumentation in real-time

Rod

Russell

Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Retail Capacity Planning

Tom

Russell

IBM

WLM & Database Management – DB2 & Oracle

Tom

Russell

IBM

Web Server Mettle Test

Tom

Russell

IBM

How Mainframe CPUs Work

Tom

Russell

IBM

Z10

Tom

Russell

IBM Canada

New with WLM:IRD and zSeries

Steve

Samson

Candle Corp

The Evolution of Workload Performance Management in MVS

Steve

Samson

Candle Corp

Workload Manager Goal Mode for the Trailing Edge

Daniel

Saulnier

Sheridan College

Developing Tools for Game Development: How to make tools that support your team

Emmanuel

Sauvion

Sysload

Performance Management in Virtualized Environments (IBM AIX, SUN Solaris, VMware ESX specifics and similarities)

Jeff

Schultz

Teamquest

Capacity Management for your Entire Infrastructure:Physical, Virtual, & Cloud

Greg

Scriba

BMC

Discover Active Capacity Planning: – What you, the capacity planner,can do to impact your company’s bottom line

Greg

Scriba

BMC

Cross Platform Capacity Analysis 

Greg

Scriba

BMC

The coupling Facility: A Helper or Thief 

Jane

Sedgwick

Compuware

S/390 Resource Utilization: Signs of the Time

Peter

Selin

X-IO

Understanding storage in a VDI environment

Gilles

Senecal

Senmesoft

EPV and EADM

Steve

Shaw

Hewlett Packard (Canada)

Impact of the Itanium Processor on Server Capacity

Steve

Shaw

Hewlett-Packard

Architecting the Future: IA-64 Technology Overview

Debbie

Sheetz

BMC

Predicting the Relative Performance of CPU

Debbie

Sheetz

BMC

Virtualization Performance and Capacity Data Classification Schema

Debbie

Sheetz

MBI Solutions

Capacity Management Essentials: a Framework for Capacity Analysis

John

Slobodnik

CGI

Workload Manager: Goal Mode Quickly!!! – A User Experience

John

Slobodnik

CGI

Predictive Analysis in a Multi-Tier environment using Modeling.

John

Slobodnik

CGI

Using TeamQuest Model in an Oracle 10G RAC Environment

John

Slobodnik

CGI / Bell

Application Performance Monitoring – One Approach

John

Slobodnik

Cogeco

How do you use your Performance Tools in your shop?

John

Slobodnik

Toronto Hydro

Capacity Planning - Why do it?

John

Slobodnik

Toronto Hydro

CMG 2011 Highlights

John

Slobodnik

Cogeco Connexion

imPACt  2016 Retrospective

Christopher

Strand

Compuware

Crossing the Bridge between Development and Quality Assurance

Larry

Strickland

DataKinetics

Managing Cost Optimization for all Platforms

Larry

Strickland

DataKinetics

In Memory Tables

Larry

Strickland

DataKinetics

Performance aspects of HASH

Larry

Strickland

DataKinetics

The Benefits and Growth of in-memory Database and Data Processing

Saqib

Syed

BMC

Inside Lotus Domino Server

Michael

Taylor

Compuware

Agentless vs. Active agents

Michael

Taylor

Compuware

Transaction Following Using PurePath

Michael

Taylor

Compuware

APM In The Cloud - Are You Ready?

Michael

Taylor

Compuware

Mobile end user experience

Michael

Taylor

Compuware

Monitoring Transactions from End to End

Martin

Timusk

Timusk.com Inc.

Planning for the public Internet

Matthew

Toal

Sun Microsystems  .

Java and Network Computing

Eva

Tuczai

OpTier

Business Transaction Management

Wilfried

van Haeren

Edgeworx Solutions Inc.

Introduction to Software Defined Networking(SDN)and how it will change the inside of your DataCentre forever

Wilfried

van Haeren

NetDialog Inc. Canada

Performance Analysis of WAN based application delivery networks

Wilfried

van Haeren

Predictive Networks

Network Latency and Application Performance

Robert

Vandervoort

IDERA

Pragmatic Monitoring & Data philosophy and design therein

Frank

Vonasek

StorageTek Canada -  Toronto

Virtual Tape Subsystem

Andy

Walton

GlassHouse Systems Inc

Top 7 Ways to Optimize Your Cloud

Scott

Wardley

RBC

Solaris Virtualization

Jan

Warren

Enbridge

Performance Testing vs. Performance Monitoring

Janet

Warren

Enbridge

Implementing a Monitoring Approach

Jon

Webster

Riverbed

Hyper-Convergence Extended Beyond the Hype: to Your Remote and Branch Sites

Nick

Welke

SAS Institute (Canada)

Understanding your web server's Misbehaviour

Nick

Welke

SAS Institute (Canada) Inc.

Managing Your IT Resources Effectively: "How to move beyond Performance Management to Service Delivery Management"

Martin

Wills

MVS Solutions

Automating Batch and Saving Money

Martin

Wills

MVS Solutions

How Many JES2 or WLM Initiators Are Right?

Martin

Wills

MVS Solutions

Slash Your Monthly Software Costs

Dan A

Worsick

Bank of Montreal

Predictive Performance - An Introduction to Modeling

David

Yeo

SAS Institute

Is Data Mining Merely Hype?

Don

Zeunert 

BMC

Understanding MLC Cost Impact of Performance & Capacity Management] 

Don

Zeunert 

BMC

Challenges of MSU Capping without Impacting SLAs

 

 

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Company

First

Last

Presentation Title

Ainger & Associates

Cory

Ainger

Bridging the Gap Between IT and Project Management

AppDynamics

Evan

Kyriazopoulos

Rapidly Changing App Architectures and the Impact on Measurement

Applied Expert Systems, Inc.

Catherine H

Liu

Open Enterprise Performance - Response Time Challenge

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

Implementing Tivoli Decision Support for Performance Reporting and Capacity Planning

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

Performance Comparison: Migrating from IBM System z9 to z10

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

A Real-World Application of Dynamic Thresholds for Performance Management.

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

Customer Experiences With Hiperdispatch And Soft Capping In IBM Mainframe Systems

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

Computing Platforms

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

IBM’s Mainframes: Life-Cycle and Recent Developments

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

Behaviour-driven Cost Reduction in z/OS Production and Development Environments

Bank of Montreal

Jonathan

Gladstone

imPACt  2016 Retrospective

Bank of Montreal

Thomas

Lo

Performance and Capacity Reporting    Using TDS/z and SAS

Bank of Montreal

Dan A

Worsick

Predictive Performance - An Introduction to Modeling

Bank of Montreal  & Georgian College

Jonathan

Gladstone

Mainframe 101

Bank of Nova Scotia

Ted

MacNeil

Workload Manager (WLM) in Goal Mode - User Experiences

Bank of Nova Scotia

Ted

MacNeil

Workload Manager (WLM) in Goal Mode - User Experience Update

BGS Systems

Glynn B

Giacone

SAP R/3 in a UNIX Environment: A Case Study for Client/Server Capacity Planning

BGS Systems

Glynn B

Giacone

Performance and Capacity Management in Complex Multi-tier Client/Server Environments (SAP, PeopleSoft, Baan)

BMC

Greg

Caliri

Large Scale Processor Reference (LSPR) and performance concerns

BMC

Greg

Caliri

Trending or Modeling for z/OS Systems - One, the Other, or Both?

BMC

Charlie

Geisler

VMware Server Consolidation

BMC

Denise

Kalm

Jump Start your Performance Career Using Analytic Modeling

BMC

Ted

Kicey

Storage Networks-Promises and Pitfalls

BMC

Greg

Scriba

Discover Active Capacity Planning: – What you, the capacity planner,can do to impact your company’s bottom line

BMC

Greg

Scriba

Cross Platform Capacity Analysis 

BMC

Greg

Scriba

The coupling Facility: A Helper or Thief 

BMC

Debbie

Sheetz

Predicting the Relative Performance of CPU

BMC

Debbie

Sheetz

Virtualization Performance and Capacity Data Classification Schema

BMC

Pierre

Fiorini

Insights into WWW Server Performance using Busy-Period Analysis

BMC

Pierre

Fiorini

Insights into WWW Server Performance using Busy-Period Analysis

BMC

Ted

Kicey

Effectively Managing Today's Storage

BMC

Saqib

Syed

Inside Lotus Domino Server

BMC

Don

Zeunert 

Understanding MLC Cost Impact of Performance & Capacity Management] 

BMC

Don

Zeunert 

Challenges of MSU Capping without Impacting SLAs

Brocade

Steve

Guendert

ESCON, FICON and Mainframe Performance

Brocade

David J

Lytle

BuzzFibreChannel – to 16G and Beyond

CA

Reginald

Harbeck

Mainframe Continuity Planning

CA

Reg

Harbeck

Business Resilience Means Direction, Exchange, Evolution

CA

Reg

Harbeck

Regulatory Compliance and the IBM Mainframe: Key Requirements

CA

Reg

Harbeck

Cumulo-Nimble: Mainframes and Cloud Computing

CA

Nancy

Hinich

What’s ITIL Got to do with it?

CA

Denise

Kalm

The Stork correlation Use & Abuse of Statistics in Performance & Capacity Planning

CA

Reg

Harbeck

Roles We Verse, All with CA Mainframe Chorus

CA

Barry

Hemphill

A(please don't) Crash Course in Application Performance management

CA Inc.

Denise

Kalm

THE MINIMUM DAILY ADULT The Right Metrics and the Wrong Metrics

Candle Corp

George

Dodson

And You Think You Have A StressfulEnvironment! (Stress Testing Distributed Systems)

Candle Corp

Steve

Samson

The Evolution of Workload Performance Management in MVS

Candle Corp

Steve

Samson

Workload Manager Goal Mode for the Trailing Edge

Candle Corp.

Joe

Calcada

Distributed Availability

Carleton University

Diwakar

Krishnurthy

Workload Characterization and Load Testing of Web-based Systems

CGI

Fernando

Martinez

The financial cost of capacity planning: The impact of the new architectures.

CGI

Fernando

Martinez

IT Performance Management in a Financial Crisis

CGI

Fernando

Martinez

Performance Requirements

CGI

Fernando

Martinez

Performance Considerations in Agile Products

CGI

John

Slobodnik

Workload Manager: Goal Mode Quickly!!! – A User Experience

CGI

John

Slobodnik

Predictive Analysis in a Multi-Tier environment using Modeling.

CGI

John

Slobodnik

Using TeamQuest Model in an Oracle 10G RAC Environment

CGI / Bell

John

Slobodnik

Application Performance Monitoring – One Approach

Checkpoint

Kellman

Meghu

Accelerating Security

Checkpoint

Kellman

Meghu

Understanding Clustering Technologies

Checkpoint

Kellman

Meghu

Defending the End User – Protecting your home, your employees, and yourself from emerging threats.

Checkpoint

Kellman

Meghu

Open Performance Security Architecture Past and Future

Checkpoint

Kellman

Meghu

How To Take Over A Nuclear Power Plant

CheckPoint Canada

Kellman

Meghu

VoIP - Getting the Benefits, Without Sacrificing Security

CheckPoint Software Technologies Inc.

Kellman

Meghu

Software Blades

CIBC

David

Banham

R – What every Capacity Planner and Performance Analysts Needs to Know

CMG Past President

George

Dodson

CMG Update - Changing & Refocusing

Cogeco

John

Slobodnik

How do you use your Performance Tools in your shop?

Cogeco Connexion

John

Slobodnik

imPACt  2016 Retrospective

Cogent Logic

Jeff

Lawson

Performance characteristics of Windows operating systems

Cole Software

David A

Day

Event Profiling Versus State Profiling, on z/OS

Computer Associates

Darrell P

Faulkner

FICON:Not Your Father's ESCON

Compuware

Thomas A

Halinski

Performance Improvements “Things I Wish They’d Told Me 8 years Ago” – Visualized

Compuware

Craig

Hodgins

Zen and the Art of Application Performance

Compuware

Craig

Hodgins

DB2 Application Performance in the 21st Century

Compuware

Craig

Hodgins

Java Performance and Websphere

Compuware

Craig

Hodgins

How to Survive the New Normal of the Mainframe

Compuware

Craig

Hodgins

The Mainframe is Dead, Long Live the Mainframe

Compuware

Andy

Jepeal

The People v Mainframe

Compuware

Gary

Kaiser

Distributed Application Performance Troubleshooting: A Guaranteed Approach

Compuware

Christopher

King

Applications and the infrastructure that support them

Compuware

Gery

Plourde

End User Response Time Monitoring Importance

Compuware

Jane

Sedgwick

S/390 Resource Utilization: Signs of the Time

Compuware

Christopher

Strand

Crossing the Bridge between Development and Quality Assurance

Compuware

Michael

Taylor

Agentless vs. Active agents

Compuware

Michael

Taylor

Transaction Following Using PurePath

Compuware

Michael

Taylor

APM In The Cloud - Are You Ready?

Compuware

Michael

Taylor

Mobile end user experience

Compuware

Michael

Taylor

Monitoring Transactions from End to End

Consultant

Erich

Bretholz Ph.D.,

Performance Tuning of Intranet/DB2 Applications

Consultant

Anthony .

Mungal

On the Applicability of Subsystem Auto-Tiering on the High Performance Database Environments and Other I/O

Consultant

Anthony

Mungal

Evolving It infrastructures

Consultant

Anthony

Mungal

A Usage Based Approach to Updating the FICON Infrastructure

Consultant

Anthony

Mungal

Storage Performance: Changing Perspectives in the zEnterprise Environments

Consultant

Anthony

Mungal

Storage: Cost, Classification and Processes

Consultant

Anthony

Mungal

Leveraging the New and Changing IT Infrastructure

Consultant

Anthony

Mungal

3rd Platform Infrastructures and Software Defined Storage

Correlsense

Alon

Ben-Shoshan

Discover Business Units of Work to Improve Effectiveness of Capacity and Performance Management

Correlsense Ltd

Alon

Ben-Shoshan

Business Transaction Management – The Next Generation of IT Performance Management

CPT

Eric

Brubaker

Sustainable Cost Reduction

Datacore Software

Mark

Friedman

An introduction to SAN Capacity Planning

DataKinetics

Andrew

Armstrong

IT & Business Analytics

DataKinetics

John

Baker

Are You A Speed Reader? – Optimizing Access to Tiered Storage

DataKinetics

John

Baker

Flash vs. Flash: What’s In It For Me?

DataKinetics

Anton

Niemand

Technical Discussion On “In Memory Tables”

DataKinetics

Larry

Strickland

In Memory Tables

DataKinetics

Larry

Strickland

Performance aspects of HASH

DataKinetics

Larry

Strickland

Managing Cost Optimization for all Platforms

DataKinetics

Larry

Strickland

The Benefits and Growth of in-memory Database and Data Processing

eBusiness 1, Inc.

Kenneth J

Harper

Taking Care of eBusinessQuality Control of Large-Scale Web-Based Applications in Real-Time

Edgeworx Solutions Inc.

Wilfried

van Haeren

Introduction to Software Defined Networking(SDN)and how it will change the inside of your DataCentre forever

EMC

Rene

Daoust

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing

EMC

Rene

Daoust

Short Topic: Understanding the Impact of ESCON Protocol Times

EMC

Rene

Daoust

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing 2

EMC

Tim

Michalski

RMF and SAR

EMC

Tony

Mungal

On the performance considerations of Bursty Workloads

EMC

Tony

Mungal

Elements of I/O Subsystem Benchmarking

EMC

Tony

Mungal

Storage Performance: What Really Matters

EMC

Tony

Mungal

“Mainframe relevant features of the DASD subsystem”

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

A Comparison of Remote Copy Approaches: SRDF and PPRC Performance Testing 2

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

On the Importance of Infrastructure and Architecture in Storage Subsystems

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

On the Importance of I/O Parallelism and I/O Priority structures in z/OS Environments.

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

Multi-Core Computing and the Tiered Storage Model

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

Large Capacity Actuator Considerations

EMC

Anthony

Mungal

An Algorithmic Approach to Multi-tiering in Enterprise Storage Subsystems

EMC

Brett A

Quinn

RAID: Past, Present, and Future

EMC

Barbara

Robidoux

Enterprise Storage and the New Information Reality

EMC Corporation

Miller

Dixon

Affecting Customer Workloads when "fast" becomes "faster" - Symmetrix version 4.8 Enhancements

EMC Corporation

Anthony

Mungal

I/O Concurrency, I/O Bandwidth, Access Density and the Like

Enbridge

Carl

Kyonka

 Why Monitor?

Enbridge

Janet

Warren

Implementing a Monitoring Approach

Enbridge

Jan

Warren

Performance Testing vs. Performance Monitoring

Enterprise Performance Strategies, Inc

Peter

Enrico

Introduction to Websphere MQ Performance

Enterprise Performance Strategies, Inc

Peter

Enrico

zIIPs and zAAPs - Understanding Transaction Flows and CPUMeasurements

EPV Technologies

Danilo

Gipponi

Saving Money (and your mainframe)

EPV Technologies

Danilo

Gipponi

Capacity Planning Issues in 2010

EPV Technologies

Danilo

Gipponi

X-ray your systems

EPV Technologies