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VMworld 2013 – Time to Vote!

Voting for VMworld 2013 Sessions is now open to all. Do you believe it’s that time of year already?

There are tons of sessions to choose from, and it’s all up to you to decide on what will make it. You will be required to log in to your vmworld.com account to vote. If you do not have a vmworld.com account, you can set one up for free at http://www.vmworld.com Once you have registered your account, just follow this link: http://www.vmworld.com/cfp.jspa

You will get a list of all of the session proposals, all with a small icon of a white thumb in front of the sessions. You can vote on as many sessions as you’d like. To vote, just click on the thumb. You’ll receive a confirmation window that you voted, and the thumb will turn green. Voting is open April 23 – May 6 until 5:00pm PDT.

Questions? Email: VMworld2013SpeakerSupport@vmware-events.com

A plug for VMware Global Services

The following are sessions submitted for voting by our very own Global Services employees from our offices around the globe. If you see something of interest to you here, be sure to give them your vote!

Title Track/Number Submitter
Architecting a software defined datacenter 4529 David Hill
Deploying a Private Cloud with vCloud Automation Center and vSphere 4517 David Hill & Raman Veeramraju
Monitoring your vCloud Infrastructure with VCenter Operations 4667 David Hill & Aidan Dalgeish
How to deploy a Hybrid Cloud in less than a day 4750 David Hill
The Good, The Bad and the Troubleshooting 4551 – VSA Simon Todd
EUC Application Strategy Best Practices 4610 Ray Dusseault
Mirage 101 4609 Ray Dusseault
Mirage 201 4608 Ray Dusseault
Horizon Mirage Implementation and Design Best Practices 4587 Ray Dusseault
ThinApp Implementation and Design Best Practices 4586 Ray Dusseault
Managed Packaging Services Best Practices 4611 Ray Dusseault
How to Optimally Architect and Implement the VMware Single Sign On 6228 Deji Akomolafe & Deep Bhattacharjee
Demystifying vSphere SSL Certificates Use and Replacement 6229 Deji Akomolafe & Josh Gray
How to Peacefully coexist with Your VMware Infrastructure 4883 Josh Gray
vSphere 5.1 Install and Upgrade Best Practices 4884 Josh Gray
vSphere Identity & SSL Management: Past, Present, and Future 4882 Josh Gray
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!?!? [vCloud Director] 4495 Jon Hemming
Best Practices for Virtualizing Tier1 Oracle on vSphere, SDDC Platform 5598 Kannan Mani & Matt Scott
Disaster Recovery solution with Oracle Data Guard and Site Recovery Manager 4905 Kannan Mani & Brad Pinkston
Demystifying VMware Mirage – Tips and Tricks for Success 4815 Justin Venezia & Simon Long
Best Practices for Load Balancing and High Availability for the Horizon Suite 4782 Justin Venezia
EUC Design Double Check – Validating Your EUC Solutions 4810 Justin Venezia
Locking Down the Horizon Suite with vCNS/NSX 4825 Justin Venezia & Rob Randall
An Architect’s View of the Horizon Suite – Best Practices for Putting the Pieces Together 4781 Justin Venezia & Stephane Asselin
Ready, set, go! – The race to Operational Readiness for EUC 4591 Kris Boyd
EUC Experts Panel — Successful Implementations 6045 Kris Boyd, Simon Long, Stephane Asselin, Ray Dusseault & Justin Venezia (Panel)
Getting started with Horizon Workspace – Use Cases and configuration 6044 Kris Boyd & Stephane Asselin
College wins student over with EUC 4634 Stephane Asselin & Yves Bourgeois
Load-Balancing and High-Availability for EUC solutions 4624 Stephane Asselin & Justin Venezia
EUC – Putting the Pieces Together 4592 Stephane Asselin & Jared Cook
vCenter Stats for Developers 4840 Melori Arellano & Marcelo Rodriguez
The world in my Postgres : Integrating PostGIS with vFabric Postgres 4829 Marcelo Rodriguez
vFabric Postgres on vSphere: The Virtual-Aware Database 4826 Marcelo Rodriguez
Storage solutions for Microsoft Tier-1 Applications 5432 Alex Fontana & NetApp
Virtualize Active Directory, the Right Way! 5618 Alex Fontana
Successfully Virtualize Microsoft Exchange Server 5613 Alex Fontana
Data Visualization in a Cloud Environment 4492 Faisal Akber
Did you say Mango or Mongo? Best Practices for Running MongoDB on VMware vSphere 4554 Faisal Akber
My name…is NEO! Best Practices for Running Neo4J on VMware vSphere 4573 Faisal Akber
Running Hadoop in a VMware vSphere Environment 4588 Faisal Akber
Troubleshooting tips for VMware vFabric Postgres 4589 Faisal Akber
Performance Tuning VMware vFabric Postgres 4593 Faisal Akber
VMware vSphere CSI – So your host experienced a Purple Screen crash? 4491 Faisal Akber, Alan Castonguay & Jimmie Clinton
Redis in a VMware vSphere Environment 4574 Faisal Akber & Bill Sitchler
Software-Defined Storage, the VCDX Way 4798 Wade Holmes & Rawlinson Rivera
Open up the vCloud hood using PowerCLI, Hyperic, vCenter Operations Manager and vCenter Orchestrator to reveal the inner cloud 5287 Phil Ditzel
A Class on Software Defined Datacenter Integration (3-part session) 5389 Chris Knowles & Thomas Kraus
SAP on VMware Design and Performance Management Guidelines 4926 Vas Mitra & Mohan Potheri
Performance Management of Business Critical Applications using vCenter Operations Manager 4891 Vas Mitra & TBD
Single Sign on To Your Cloud! 5344 Jeremy Sage & Tom Ralph
Managing 5,000 vCloud Users, from the Tenant Point of View 5346 Jeremy Sage & Tom Ralph
7 Design Patterns for vCenter Orchestrator Workflows 5365 Joerg Lew
vCenter Orchestrator Best-Practices 5360 Joerg Lew & Christophe Decanini
How To Build Your Hybrid Cloud and Consume the Public Cloud 4783 Chris Colotti
Technical Deep Dive: ESX Top Tips and Tricks to Keep You on Top of Your vSphere Environment! 5268 Mostafa Khalil & Wen Yu (Nimble Storage)
Deploying VMware vCloud with Amazing Scale: Tips & Tricks 5268 Ford Donald
Virtualizing Highly Available SQL Servers 5932 Scott Salyer
The Role of Overlay Networks in Network Virtualization 4768 Kamau Wanguhu
Addressing your DR IP ails without the need for ale 4804 Kamau Wanguhu & Aidan Dalgleish
Demystifying the Network on the Road to the SDDC 4784 Kamau Wanguhu & Chris Colotti
Firmware Drivers for ESX – Why, and Why Not? 4762 Nathan Small & Steve Sykes
vSphere Performance – Getting the most bang for your buck 5111 Peter Boone
vSphere Security – Protecting your environment and how to CYA 5127 Peter Boone
The Persuit of Security – The vSphere SSL Certificate Story 4794 Jonathan McDonald
vCenter Database Architecture, Performance and Troubleshooting 4645 Jonathan McDonald
Many Moving Parts – Designing Distributed vSphere 5.1+ Infrastructures 4647 Jonathan McDonald
vCenter SSO – a Panel Discussion 4988 Jonathan McDonald, Evelina Krumova, Deep Bhattacharjee, Justin King & Josh Gray (Panel)
Just because you could doesn’t mean you should – Lessons learned in designing vCenter Single Sign On environment 4646 Jonathan McDonald & Josh Gray
Building the Pyramids – A Beginner’s Guide to Demystifying Storage Architecture 4789 Patrick Carmichael
Found by the Side of the Road – Building a Low-Cost, Yet Effective, DR Site 4792 Patrick Carmichael
Just because you could doesn’t mean you should – Lessons learned in Storage Best Practices 4791 Patrick Carmichael
Flash – Architecting for a New Storage Paradigm 5435 Patrick Carmichael & Tee Glasgow (Violin Memory)
How to skin Puppet with Razor: a practical guide to vSphere automation 5383 Fabio Rapposelli & Massimo Re Ferrè