Open Mainframe Project

John Mertic, Linux Foundation

Berthold Gunreben, SUSE *

Scott Fagen, CA *

Scott Boynton – Canonical

Don Spoerke, GT Software

Ariadinny Braz

Voting members not in attendance:

Herbert Daly, U of Bedfordshire *

James Caffrey, IBM *

Phil Tully, ADP *

Dale Hoffman, IBM *

Marcel Mitran, IBM

(voting members denoted by asterisks)

Mr. Mertic opened the meeting at 1:05pm ET. Mr. Mertic presented the following agenda for the meeting:

- Internship program 2016

- Bounty Source projects

- OpenStack update

Internship Program 2016

Mr. Mertic shared that the internship program will be announced in the coming week, and to look for a blog post and social on the announcement.

Bounty Source projects

Mr. Edelsohn and Mr. Mertic gave an overview of the Bounty Source program and what projects are good fit for it.

Mr. Mertic then opened the floor for suggestions on project ideas. The following ideas came forward:

  • Mr. Gunreben indicated his Maven suggestion, while not s390 specific, would help enable more Java based software be available on the platform.

  • Mr. Boynton suggested look at Kubernetes. He also said he would look into other open issues he’s seeing from a Canonical perspective

  • Mr. Gunreben said he would like to see an SDK for the FPGA compression hardware.

OpenStack update

Mr. Mertic gave a quick update on the OpenStack consortium – no new news. Mr. Gunreban

Meeting Cadence

The next meeting of the TSC was scheduled for December 8^th^, 2016 at 1:00pm Eastern Time.


Mr. Mertic closed the meeting at 2:49pm Eastern Time.