Current & Future State of Linux on System z

A presentation at Atlanta System z Council in in Atlanta, GA, USA by Shawn Wells

Invited to deliver 2009-03-03 IBM SHARE conference presentation to the IBM Atlanta System z council.

Session delivered a Red Hat System z business update, RHEL 5.3 updates (released 45-60 days prior to this event), and future technology development efforts. Technical updates included accelerated in-kernel crypto algorithms for IBM z10, SELinux per-package access controls, nv_conntrack subsystem, and other kernel topics such as address space randomization.