Open Mainframe Project

John Mertic, Linux Foundation

Phil Tully, ADP *

Berthold Gunreben, SUSE *

James Caffrey, IBM *

Dale Hoffman, IBM *

Scott Fagen, CA *

Herbert Daly, U of Bedfordshire *

John Crossno, Compuware

Cameron Seay, NC State A&T

Harry Williams, Marist College

Neale Fergusson, Sine Nomine Associates

Marcel Mitran, IBM

Voting members not in attendance:


(voting members denoted by asterisks)

Mr. Mertic opened the meeting at 1:03pm ET. Mr. Mertic presented the following agenda for the meeting:

- Internship update (Herb)

- Open Source on Mainframe update (Neale/Daniel)

- ADE project update (James)

- OpenSUSE update (Berthold)

Internship update

Mr. Daly said we have 7 interns; program starts formally shortly. Mr. Mertic thanked everyone for their support. Mr. Daly has helped get the interns prepared for working with the mentors. Mr. Daly is quite pleased with the candidates and excited to get things going.

Open Source on Mainframe update

Mr. Ferguson said IBM brought forward a tool that could potentially solve the use-cases, waiting for update from IBM on next steps.

Mr. Fagen joined the call at 1:10pm ET.

ADE project update

Mr. Caffrey provided update on the project, 1.0.1 was released. Next release will be 1.0.2, with the focus on reducing SQL costs and improved visualizations. Mr. Caffrey said they are getting 5-10 clones a week. Plans to present ADE to Marist College during conference in June.

OpenSUSE update

Mr. Gunreben said that there are now public s390x packages being built for OpenSUSE. Mr. Gunreben detailed some of the work done and future plans for support. All in attendance were pleased to hear this and thanked him for all the work done.

Meeting Cadence

The next meeting of the TSC was scheduled for June 9^th^, 2016 at 1:00pm Eastern Time.


Mr. Mertic closed the meeting at 1:26pm Eastern Time.