May 20 - 23, 2018
6:30 AM (Pacific) / 9:30 AM (Eastern)
San Antonio, Texas | In-Person

Get ready for an exciting new experience this May. Extra education. Panel discussions. Mid-morning keynotes. You’ll want to experience the POWER of this conference.

Speaking sessions:

  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: PHP Syntax

Abstract:

PHP is the most popular open-source scripting language for coding business logic into web applications.  This session will help you to get your feet wet with PHP by going through the syntax of the language and exploring basic capabilities.  Both procedural and Object Oriented (OO) coding is supported by PHP and while this session will stay mainly focused on procedural an introduction to Object Oriented programming in PHP will be provided.  

  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: Understanding PHP Frameworks

Abstract:

Frameworks are a great way to bring structure to your PHP development.  When properly utilized frameworks can speed up the development effort by putting an end to the need to develop repetitive code.  This session will explore the basic concepts of frameworks and highlight some of the more popular PHP frameworks including Zend Frameworks, Laravel, and Symfony.

  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: Linux Administration Part 1

Abstract:

You’ve decided to embrace Linux in your shop but not sure how to administer it – this session is for you. This session will take a look at a number of administration topics including installation, boot process, Linux devices, virtual file systems, storage management, user management and Linux file systems.

  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: Linux Administration Part 2

Abstract:

Part 2 of the Linux Administration topic will continue where part 1 left off and take a look at administration topics such as working in the Linux shell, managing software packages, security, network management, monitoring and troubleshooting, and Linux management tools.

 
  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: Shell Programming

Abstract:

If you are going to work in the Linux operating system, or PASE for that matter, then understanding how to program in the shell is an important skill that you must possess.  This session will introduce you to the basic shells that are available and go through a number of programming constructions including looping, functions, and I/O processing.
 

  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: Setting up Linux on Power Systems

Abstract:

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and explore Linux on your Power system but don’t know where to start?  This session will explore how to install Linux on a Power system, both PowerVM as well as the KVM hypervisor will be covered as well as hosting Linux I/O from an IBM i instance.

Workshop:

  • Presenter: Erwin Earley
  • Title: Openi - Exploring Open Source Solutions on IBM i

Abstract:

Open Source solutions continue to be in vogue for businesses large and small and you might be surprised at the wealth of Open Source solutions that are available for you to leverage directly on the IBM I platform.  This workshop will explore a number of popular open source solutions available or IBM I including PHP, SAMBA, node.js, and Ruby.  Along the way we will also show you how you can install/enable tools such as bash, git, zip, perl, and others in the PASE environment.  This workshop will open your eyes to what is possible on your IBM i
 

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