Intelligent Operations

Intelligent Operations Sessions at VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

Get excited about VMworld 2017 Las Vegas! With over 500 sessions across all categories, it may be overwhelming to understand which ones can help your organization with an intelligent operations solution – across physical, virtual and cloud environments. I would like to help you highlight the sessions that will help you plan, manage, and scale your SDDC and cloud deployments with intelligent operations. These cover the following products: vRealize Suite Standard, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, and vRealize Business for Cloud

Sunday, Aug 27

When, type Session ID Description
 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. [ELW180102U] vRealize Suite Standard – Automated and Proactive Management Workshop 

vRealize Operations works in conjunction with vSphere to automatically balance workloads between hosts both within and across clusters to alleviate existing or predicted resource contention. Come learn about the vRealize Operations action functionality that allows alert-driven automated remediation of problems.

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m


[MGT2653QU] Case Study: VMware vRealize Operations Provides Single-Pane View of Global Data Centers to Meet Performance and Uptime Requirements 

Experience how a leading global gaming software company chose VMware vRealize Operations to proactively manage its global data center so it could focus on successfully launching its high-quality blockbuster games worldwide. Rupesh will dive into business/technical requirements, challenges, architectural design, and implementation of a global vRealize cluster. He will demo key vRealize features that helped proactively solve operations issues, and show how to manage capacity planning with vRealize.

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 [MGT1260QU] Help Customers Make Informed Infrastructure Spending Decisions with Hybrid Cloud Assessment

Hybrid Cloud Assessment answers your cloud cost questions in less than 3 hours. HCA is a great candidate to initiate cloud journey conversations with your customers. It helps to understand existing private cloud costs, compares public and private cloud costs, and enables IT teams to confidently share information on actual costs with their lines of business.

 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

[ELW180101UvRealize Suite Standard – Cloud Planning and Optimization Workshop 

You can gain insights into your infrastructure and compare the costs of running workloads in your private cloud versus select public clouds. You can also optimize compute resource utilization and improve planning and forecasting. vRealize Operations and vRealize Business for Cloud improve operational efficiency by increasing capacity utilization and resource reclamation.

— Monday, Aug 28 —

When, type Session ID Description
 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 [MGT2008BU] Break Your Logjam by Leveraging the Power of vRealize Log Insight

Are you and your organizations getting buried in logs? The scale of machine-generated data is increasing exponentially, and it’s become overly complicated to make any sense of it. Break through the logjam with VMware vRealize Log Insight. Log Insight provides the ability to make sense of all the log data.

  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

[MGT2185BU] 360-Degree Troubleshooting and Remediation 

How can you troubleshoot issues quickly to get to the root of problems in your environment and resolve them rapidly? The answer is by leveraging the power of VMware vRealize Operations and VMware vRealize Log Insight together with the VMware software-designed data center products. To illustrate this, we will cover how to achieve the best level of integration between the solutions, then show you how to dig into the data and get to the root of a problem.

 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 [MGT1758BU] Effectively Operating an Automated Cloud

While VMware vRealize Automation provisions and manages apps across the hybrid cloud, VMware vRealize Operations provides a holistic view of all infra and apps. Together, vRealize Automation and VMware vRealize Operations deliver a comprehensive cloud management platform. Join this technical session to gain a deeper understanding of the VMware Cloud Management Platform in action.

 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

[MGT2855BU] Operationalize Your World: Moving Your Operations Closer to Your Architectures 

We all know that technology is just one wheel of the cart. People and processes have an equal role to play. It is important to break the shackles of the primitive processes and people mindset to operate the new architectures you have built to obtain the agility and ROI for which you adopted cloud in the first place. During this session, we will give you the mantra to success and help bring your outdated operations closure to your innovative architectures.

 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

[MGT1999BU] It’s the Apps: Fully Loaded Application Monitoring with vRealize Operations 

In an era in which software is consuming the world, applications are what drive your business. Applications are the ultimate reason for the infrastructure to exist. Even though the infrastructure might seem healthy, your application servers might be bringing the business to a halt. In this session, we will use VMware vRealize Operations, extended with endpoint operations agents and management packs, to look at all the aspects of the production application servers.


— Tuesday, Aug 29 —

When, type Session ID Description
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

[ELW180601U] vRealize Suite – Getting Started Workshop 

Walk through the integration points of the vRealize Suite, including vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, vRealize Business for Cloud, and Log Insight. The vRealize Code Stream Management Pack demonstrates how to keep multiple environments synchronized. These powerful individual components work even better together, with less time, cost, and effort.

 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

[MGT1733BU] Scaling and Extending vROps for the Enterprise 

In the first half of this two-part session, John Yaralian will focus on understanding the new VMware vRealize Operations scale capabilities and discuss best practices of deploying and maintaining vRealize Operations in your largest environments. In the second half, Rob Frohnapfel will discuss how to extend the services and features of your highly-scalable vRops deployment to deliver tangible business results.

 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

[MGT2426BU] Alliant Credit Union Cashes in on True Database Visibility in vRealize Operations 

When there is a problem with your application or your production database, where does the blame fall? Do your VMs need more memory? What about CPU? Many teams spend too much time trying to figure out if the virtual infrastructure is the real problem or not. See how Alliant Credit Union uses vRealize Operations to immediately identify the true bottleneck of any critical database issues.

 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

[ELW180102U] vRealize Suite Standard – Automated and Proactive Management Workshop 

vRealize Operations works in conjunction with vSphere to automatically balance workloads between hosts both within and across clusters to alleviate existing or predicted resource contention. Also learn about the vRealize Operations action functionality that allows alert-driven automated remediation of problems.

 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

[MGT2323GU] Experience the Value of vRealize Log Insight Content Packs 

Hear from VMware product management, R&D, systems engineers, and existing customers to discuss the purpose of content packs for vRealize Log Insight. We will share best practices, success stories, benefits, use cases, and opportunities to create new content packs and/or to refresh existing ones.



— Wednesday, Aug 30 —

When, type Session ID Description
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

 [MGT1568BU] Case Study: Altisource and VMware—v (We) Realize Business for Cloud Together!

Sumanth Kumar G from Altisource and Jeevan Prabhu from VMware collectively believe it is only when a profound customer such as Altisource brings forward its enterprise-level key business use cases that we get an opportunity to level up the credence by several notches for the solution we provide and “engineer” customer delight!

 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

[MGT2508BU] Achieve Troubleshooting Mastery with vRealize Suite (or intelligent operations) 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager can now help you more quickly determine the root cause of the problem. In this talk, we will walk you through a few common problems that our customers see constantly. You will also learn how they pinpoint and investigate those problems using the new vRealize Operations Manager intuitive user interface.

 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

[MGT1218PU] Real World IT Gurus Share Their Perspective on Operations Management for the Multicloud Era 

As organizations adopt software-defined data center and multicloud strategies, they need to rethink how to manage data centers. Progressive IT organizations become like service providers, striving to accelerate service delivery while maintaining control and reducing costs. Join this interactive discussion as four VMware customers present their experiences, discuss tools and processes they’ve implemented, and share results.

 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

[MGT1217BU] Intelligent Operations Management from Infra to Applications and Across the Software-Defined Data Center 

Learn what’s new with emphasis on vRealize Operations. Learn about the latest innovations in performance management, capacity planning and optimization, workload balancing and predictive DRS, log data analysis, and cost transparency. Join this session to see how vRealize Suite Standard can empower you to manage infrastructure and applications across any cloud.

 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

[MGT2231BU] How VMware implemented the Self-healing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline using vRealize Suite 

In this session we will explain the implementation of the self-healing CI/CD pipeline and automation using vRealize Suite products. This solution leverages vRealize Code Stream to orchestrate the pipeline, vRealize Automation to deploy the test beds, vRealize Operations to monitor the test beds and vRealize Log Insight(vRLI) to analyze the pipeline failures. The session will focus on detection of pipeline failures and automated remediation through the self-healing solution.


— Thursday, Aug 31 —

When, type Session ID Description
 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

 [ELW180102U] vRealize Suite Standard – Automated and Proactive Management Workshop

vRealize Operations works in conjunction with vSphere to automatically balance workloads between hosts both within and across clusters to alleviate existing or predicted resource contention. Also learn about the vRealize Operations action functionality that allows alert-driven automated remediation of problems.

 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

[MTE4743U] Trend Everything in vRealize Log Insight with Jim McMahon II 

Join Jim for a roundtable discussion using VMware vRealize Log Insight to identify Service Delivery trends empowering Enterprises to focus resources where their needed such as additional development on vRealize Automation catalog items or proactively identifying missed SLAs in vSphere Replication. It’s not just for capturing errors anymore.

 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

[MTE4735U] Data-driven capacity planning across clouds with vRealize Business for Cloud 

Understand the cost and consumption or utilization of clouds, communicate the data with the consumers through showback, helping them operate within the budget, and plan hardware procurement and public cloud spend better. Also, learn how, through “what-if analysis”, you can identify which applications are good candidates to move to VMware Cloud on AWS.

 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

[MGT2338BU] The Happy Nomadic VM: A vRealize Story 

This session will follow the happy nomadic life of a virtual machine (VM) hosting a business-critical application. We will watch as VMware vRealize helps bring the VM into the virtual world, and it is given a safe home. We will discuss how it is automatically moved around the software-defined data center to different hosts, clusters, and datastores.




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