Day 1 afternoon session of joint IBM-Brocade training. Focused on Mainframe I/O and FICON performance/performance management. Taught by Dennis Ng (IBM) and Dr. Steve Guendert (Brocade). Held in China, March 2012. Topics covered include: zLinux, NPIV, FICON/FCP Intermix (PIM), GDPS and cascaded FICON, persistent IU pacing (AKA extended distance FICON), and Brocade FCIP channel extension for FICON.