WMSUG March 2019 Meeting
Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group meeting - Apr 24th *** Note 4th Wednesday *** 

Understanding your High Availability and Disaster Recovery Options by Brian Nordland, HelpSystems. 

Nearly 60% of IBM i shops list High Availability as a top concern for the future, but less than 50% have a high availability solution in place to help recover from a disaster. Each company has unique needs when it comes to high availability and disaster recovery. Come and learn: 

 1 - The different technologies and solutions that are available to protect your critical business data 
 2 - Which types of solutions may be a good fit to consider for your environment. 

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About the Presenter:

Brian Nordland is the architect for the PowerHA SystemMirror for i product at HelpSystems. Brian has spoken at events, webinars, and user groups—including COMMON—since 2014. He is a co-inventor on multiple patent applications and co-author on technical publications in high availability and distributed computing. 

Prior to joining HelpSystems Brian spent six years with IBM in Rochester, Minnesota. Roles at IBM included being the development architect for PowerHA and working on IBM i virtual I/O and communication I/O device drivers. He earned his master's degree in software engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2017. 

Meeting ends at 10am.

Date / Location 
Date: April 24, 2019, Wednesday 
Time: 8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation 
Place: The H.T. Hackney Co., 1180 58th Street SW, Wyoming MI, 49509. Ph: 616-261-6656 

Directions coming from the South: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 76 (68th street). Turn Left (West) onto 68th street (up and over the 68th Street hill.) Go 0.3 miles to Clyde Park Ave. Turn Right (North) onto Clyde Park. Go 1.1 miles to 58th Street and turn Left (West). Go 0.5 miles. Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left. 

Directions coming from the North: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 78, (54th street), choose the center turn lane. Turn wide Right (West) on 54th street. Go 0.1 miles to Clyde Park Ave, moving into the left turn lane. Turn Left (South) onto Clyde Park. Go 0.6 miles to 58th Street and turn Right (West). Go 0.5 miles. Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left. 

Map:   
https://www.google.com/maps/place/1180+58th+St+SW,+Wyoming,+MI+49509/@42.8575946,-85.6953564,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8819b6adbdbf360d:0x6009b9d597e5ad97!8m2!3d42.8575907!4d-85.6931677 

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