Program of the TSM-Symposium 2015

This is the Version 3.0 (17. Sep 2015) of the program of the TSM-Symposium 2015.

More than 35 speakers in partly parallel sessions will fill out a 3 day program offering recent insight on functionality, performance, usability and scalability as well as other aspects of the Tivoli Storage Manager.

Breaks and evening events compliment this by offering an ideal surrounding for informal discussions and collection of ideas.

Jump to: Tuesday 22nd Wednesday 23rd Thursday24th Friday25th

Colored background in the program denotes the quality/background of the respective program item:

  • BLUE: technical talks giving background to product usage, comparing different scenarios etc.
  • GREEN: end-user talks presenting a specific usage environment or hint / new ideas
  • RED: vendor talks informing about a product

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Registration Opens 12:00

Exhibition Open 13:30

Around the session break area there will be several small booths with companies showing their TSM-related products. We expect a good time for new contacts between arriving delegates and the exhibitors.

Booth Overview


Concat AG


General Storage GbR


Empalis Consulting GmbH


Schmitz RZ Consult GmbH / BACKUP EAGLE


eXstor GmbH


USER Software Works


Repostor AB


Rocket Software


IBM Deutschland


IBM Deutschland GmbH




Cristie Software Limited


Fujitsu Technology Solutions


NetApp Deutschland GmbH

Coffee/Tea 15:30
Exhibitor Reception 18:30-20:30

'Dinner and Drinks'

Walk around the exhibition and learn about old and new Spectrum Protect add-on products. Renew contacts and discuss about your thoughts and ideas.

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Registration Opens 08:00

Opening Session 09:00-10:15
Welcome from GSE and Uni Koeln (Peter Groth, Claus Kalle)
Keynote: TSM for Research Data Management (Prof. Matthias S. Müller, RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Coffee Break 10:15-10:45
Lunch 12:15-13:15

Coffee Break 15:00-15:15

Breakout Session I-3 15:15-16:00
Track D Room G2
Track E Room G1
Modular Data Retention Concept
Track F Room G3
SQL usage
Chair: Thomas Eifert Chair: Kirsten Glöer Chair: Peter Micke
Archive storage solutions with System Storage Archive Manager (Nils Haustein) Smarter Backup and Recovery Management with TSM and the Modular Data Retention Concept (Joerg Walter) Advanced SQL usage (Maurice van't Loo)

Evening Event 17:00

Excursion by bus to the Elbe sandstone mountains (the Bastei), so be on time.

After arriving at the Bastei, there will be some time to walk around and explore the area. So wear appropriate shoes (high heels or ballerinas or considered dangerous).

After 18:30 we will watch hopefully a gorgeous sunset during a reception with view over the mountains and thereafter have the symposium's dinner in a relaxed atmosphere.

         22:30  Return

        Thursday 24 September 2015

        Good Morning Keynote Session 08:30-09:10
        Think BIG. How to scale (and what on earth is dsmISI?) (Lars Henningsen)

        Coffee Break 11:10-11:30
        Lunch 12:30-13:30

        Coffee Break 15:30-16:00

        Evening Event 19:20 - 22:15

        The Evening Event will be at the 'Gun-Powder Tower' very close to the Dresdner Frauenkirche.

        19:00 walk from the Hotel to Restaurant

        19:20 arrival at the Gun-Powder Tower

                   Networking, having the 'Hangman-Meal' and traditional drinks

         22:15 coming back to the Hotel

        Friday 25 September 2015

        Coffee Break 10:45-11:15
        Closing Session 12:15-12:30
        Closing Remarks (Claus Kalle, Peter Groth)

        Light Farewell Lunch 12:30