Ireland/Scotland Meeting 2020

Title: VMware platform for a new decade…

Abstract: Three-tier infrastructures and workloads are evolving rapidly to modern architectures. How do you prepare your environment for this evolution? How do you ensure your VMware platform is ready for a new decade? During this virtual VMUG event Frank, Duncan, and Cormac will discuss what VMware is doing to make your life as a VMware administrator/architect easier! How VMware vSphere, VMware Cloud Foundation, and VMware vSAN are the enablers of the next evolution of IT services.

  • Date: Thursday, June 25th
  • Length of session: 2 hours (3 x 40 minutes; 30 minute presentation + 10 minute break for Q&A)
  • Method of delivery: Live via password protected Zoom (hosted by VMware)

Schedule:

  • 09:00 – 09:20 - Virtual coffee (Zoom in and have a chat while enjoying your coffee)
  • 09:20 - 09:30 - Opening by VMUG Scotland Leaders
  • 09:30 - 10:00 – Frank Denneman:  vSphere 7 – with a focus on Kubernetes and DRS 2.0
  • 10:00 – 10:10 - Q&A and Break
  • 10:10 - 10:40 – Duncan Epping: Intro into the world of HCI and vSAN File Services
  • 10:40 - 10:50 - Q&A and Break
  • 10:50 - 11:20 – Cormac Hogan: VCF 4.0 for vSphere with Kubernetes, and what’s new in Cloud Native Storage
  • 11:20 - 11:30 - Q&A and wrap up by VMUG leaders