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Greg Hintermeister

Greg
Hintermeister

Greg Hintermeister is a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM focusing on user experience and is an IBM Master Inventor. He has extensive experience designing user interaction for IBM Flex System Manager, virtualization products, mobile applications, and numerous Web applications. Greg is a regular speaker at executive briefings and technical conferences. You can reach him at gregh@us.ibm.com, on Twitter @greghint, and interact with his thoughts on user experience, inventing, and more at his technical blog.

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IBM Redbooks Mobile App
Introducing the IBM Redbooks Mobile App 
IBM has released a new mobile app that lets you interact with IBM Redbooks whenever and whenever you need them.
IBM PowerVC: A New Way to Manage Power System Virtual Environments
IBM PowerVC: A New Way to Manage Power System Virtual Environments 
Explore IBM PowerVC 1.2, a tool that makes managing IBM Power Systems virtual environments easier by providing flexible configuration options and an intuitive UI.
IBM Systems Director 6.3.3 Improvements
Improvements in the Latest IBM Systems Director Release 
The automation, monitoring, Update Manager, and storage improvements made in IBM Systems Director 6.3.3 can help administrators do their jobs faster.
VMControl Enhancements
VMControl Enhancements Help IBM Power Systems Users 
IBM Systems Director VMControl 2.4.3 includes many enhancements that give you a lot of flexibility when managing your IBM Power Systems environment.
Flex System Manager's Chassis Map
Use FSM to Update Power Compute Nodes with No Downtime 
Greg Hintermeister demonstrates the value FSM can add to your Power environment without bringing down your workloads when it comes to firmware updates.
Flex System Manager Mobile Enhancements
Mobile Enhancements Abound for Flex System Manager Mobile 
FSM Mobile 1.1 sports some major enhancements that let you easily monitor and manage your Flex and PureFlex resources from your phone. You can run actions, view job status and firmware levels, and more!
The default chassis view in FSM Explorer
Explore All Your Resources in IBM Flex System Manager 
Greg Hintermeister dives into a core feature of FSM: the FSM Explorer.
Flex System Manager chassis map
Managing IBM Power System Compute Nodes with Flex System Manager  1
Greg Hintermeister dives into what Power System resource management looks like inside Flex System Manager, demonstrating that FSM can be your one-stop appliance for resource management.
Managing Your Data Center Through Workloads 
Greg Hintermeister takes a look at how IBM Systems Director lets you create and manage workloads so that you can keep track of the work that makes your company money and the resources that support your workloads.
IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.4 
The most important enhancement in IBM's newly released SmartCloud Entry 2.4 is the ability to manage multiple clouds from the same SmartCloud Entry UI.
Cloud-Enable Your Power Systems Using VMControl 
In this article, Greg Hintermeister explores how you can create and deploy into your own workload-aware system pool using IBM Systems Director VMControl as the tool to create and manage the system pool. Hintermeister will also provide some details about capturing and deploying your AIX, Linux on Power, and IBM i workloads into that cloud.
Discovering IBM Mobile Systems Remote 
There's a gem that not many POWER IT professionals know about: IBM Mobile Systems Remote (IBM Remote). This mobile app can help you manage your IBM BladeCenter chassis, IBM System x systems, and the power blades inside them. IBM Research has developed the IBM Remote app. . . .
IBM SmartCloud Entry
IBM SmartCloud Entry Brings the Cloud to You 
How to run a private cloud in an IBM PureFlex System environment.
Chassis map
Managing the IBM Flex System Manager Appliance 
Greg Hintermeister walks you through the setup and administration options for the IBM Flex System Manager appliance—options that help you quickly bring your IBM PureFlex systems management environment into production.

Get to Know IBM Flex System Manager 
The IBM Flex System Manager is an appliance designed to streamline management of the highly integrated IBM PureFlex System. Greg Hintermeister takes you on a tour of Flex System Manager's impressive list of systems management capabilities, showing how the appliance can help optimize usage of physical and virtual system resources, workloads, storage, and networking.
AIX User-Related Commands

Download AIX User-Related Commands (Infographic) today! This quick guide highlights differences between user administration commands on AIX and other UNIX-derived operating systems.


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