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The System z community is a vibrant and diverse assortment of IBM professionals and technical experts, clients, Business Partners, industry analysts, students and universities — all with knowledge, skills and ideas to share. Use the links below to tap into their expertise and opinions, and share your own.

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Willie FaveroWillie Favero
Sr Certified IT Specialist, DB2 for z/OS

Martin Packer Martin Packer
Mainframe Performance Principal - Worldwide Banking Center of Excellence

Tim HahnTim Hahn
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect for Enterprise Modernization Tools


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To ensure a continuing pipeline of mainframe skills, IBM partners with clients, business partners and academia worldwide to educate and train the next generation of mainframe experts.

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Willie Favero

Sr Certified IT Specialist, DB2 for z/OS

Willie Favero is currently a Senior Certified Consulting IT Software Specialist working with the Data Warehouse for System z Swat Team at IBM's Silicon Valley Lab. *


Getting the Most out of DB2 for z/OS and System z

This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to deploying workloads on DB2 for z/OS


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Martin Packer

Mainframe Performance Principal - Worldwide Banking Center Of Excellence

Martin is a well-known Performance guy, with over 25 years of experience helping customers manage their systems. He has also been involved in the development of performance analysis tools which are widely used inside IBM - for its Performance Consulting practice. Martin also takes a keen interest in modern computing technologies in general, and how they can be used in the z/OS mainframe environment in particular. *


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Mainframe Performance Topics with Martin Packer


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Tim Hahn

IBM Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect for Enterprise Modernization Tools

Tim Hahn Tim Hahn is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and is the Chief Architect for Enterprise Modernization Tools within the IBM Software Group Rational organization. He is responsible for strategy, architecture, and design for Rational's Enterprise Modernization products.


Application Modernization and Commercial Software Development

This blog is discusses topics of interest around enterprise software development and enterprise modernization tools.


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Vikram Gulati

Marketing Manager, Cloud Computing on System z

Vikram Gulati Vikram is the Marketing Manager for Cloud Computing on System z with several years of experience in software development and an MBA from Duke University.


Thoughts on Cloud

This blog is a collection of cloud computing conversations with IBMers, providing readers with a forum to discuss and debate various cloud computing topics.


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