Hello Friends of Hands-on Labs,
We wanted to share with you some background on Hands-on Labs Live stats and would love some feedback on what else you would like to see. The project was inspired by the VMworld Jumbo Tron Display – our large screen displaying stats during the show. We wanted to make this available for all our users so they can check on their favorite labs and check to see some stats on our infrastructure usage. A huge thanks to Andrew Hald and team for putting this creation together for us.
Official Live Stats Link: http://go.hol.vmware.com/live-stats/?eventName=hol-global (As of September 27, 2017)
Some of my favorite features:
One application for many devices: The app was designed to work for our massive overhead projectors at VMworld as well as your favorite mobile devices. This is pure CSS black magic, the app can auto rotate or you can stop it to check on your favorite stats.
Reporting on stats during multiple events. We run HOLs at many events during the year and this year was pretty complex as we had many fall at the exact same times across the globe. As you can imagine creating usage reports gets complicated.
Here are some exaymples of the cities we used LiveStats on
vForum Tokyo: http://go.hol.vmware.com/live-stats/?eventName=vforum-tokyo
vForum Singapore: http://go.hol.vmware.com/live-stats/?eventName=vforum-singapore (Nov14)
vForum Thailand: http://go.hol.vmware.com/live-stats/?eventName=vforum-bangkok (Nov14th)
Users around the Globe: I enjoy this feature as it is fun to see where the labs are taken around the world.
Top Labs: It seems like most of the content developers are concerned with this feature as they like to compete against each other.
Please send us your feedback ! This is our first iteration of LiveStats and hope its useful for you – we can only improve on it if you send us your feedback. We would love to hear from you!