In the spirit of “everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn’t I?”, I decided to go ahead and blog about my VMworld 2012 schedule. This VMworld promises to be a non-stop barrage of awesome technical content, learning new things, and hanging out with friends.
My schedule is pretty packed. When I’m not attending a session, I’ll be in the VMworld Community Lounge where myself & the rest of the #vBrownBag crew will be hosting the Community Tech Talks. Check out the schedule, or grab the .ics.
The sessions I plan on attending, in order of occurrence:
|GS01 — IT Transformation as the Enabler of Business Transformation||8/27/2012||8:30 AM|
|INF-VSP1196 — What’s New with vCloud Director Networking||8/27/2012||1:00 PM|
|INF-VSP1504 — Ask the Expert vBloggers||8/27/2012||2:30 PM|
|INF-VSP1856 — Become a Rock Star with PowerCLI and vCenter Orchestrator||8/27/2012||4:00 PM|
|INF-STO2980 — vSphere 5 Storage Best Practices||8/27/2012||5:00 PM|
|GS02 — Delivering the Promise of the Software Defined Datacenter||8/28/2012||8:30 AM|
|TEX2198 — Cloud Application Platform Roadmap (TAP only)||8/28/2012||10:30 AM|
|INF-VSP2164 — Automation of vCloud Director Disaster Recovery||8/28/2012||4:30 PM|
|TEX2225 — Cloud Infrastructure Suite Roadmap (TAP only)||8/29/2012||8:00 AM|
|OPS-CSM2975 — Orchestrating the Cloud: From API to Workflow||8/29/2012||11:00 AM|
|OPS-CSM1167 — Architecting for VMware vCloud Allocation Models||8/29/2012||12:30 PM|
|INF-VSP2825 — DRS: Advanced Concepts, Best Practices and Future Directions||8/29/2012||2:00 PM|
|GS03 — Genius Machines||8/30/2012||9:00 AM|
|INF-VSP1168 — Architecting a Cloud Infrastructure||8/30/2012||12:00 PM|
As you can tell, I’m focusing quite a bit on vCloud Director and the various bits of automation that surround it. If you work for a TAP (Technical Alliance Partner, IIRC) be sure to check out the TAP only sessions. I’ve seen a bit of the future due to my day job and attending NDA roadmap briefings. From what I’ve seen so far, I’m extremely stoked for the VMware Cloud Infrastructure future!