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Highlights from: The Extreme Performance Series at VMworld 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended VMworld 2017 and especially those that participated in this year’s Extreme Performance Series.  While the conference is wrapped up, the content created and presented there, is now available to everyone! So grab a chair and advance your performance skill set.

Sessions Recordings

Spread across four different VMworld tracks, you’ll find these sessions chalk full of performance details that you won’t get anywhere else.

Session ID Title
SER1504BU vCenter Performance Deep Dive
SER1756PU Customers Share vCenter War Stories
SER2734BU Extreme Performance Series: Byte Addressable Non-Volatile Memory in vSphere
SER2849BU Extreme Performance Series: Predictive DRS – Performance and Best Practices
SER1494BU Encrypted vMotion in vSphere 6.5: Architecture, Performance, and Futures
SER2724BU Extreme Performance Series: Performance Best Practices
SER2724BU Extreme Performance Series: Performance Best Practices (from Barcelona)
SER2723BU Extreme Performance Series: Benchmarking 101
SER2343BU Extreme Performance Series: vSphere Compute & Memory Schedulers
STO1515BU Extreme Performance Series: vSAN Performance Troubleshooting
VIRT1445BU Extreme Performance Series: Fast Virtualized Hadoop and Spark on All-Flash Disks
VIRT1397BU Extreme Performance Series: Optimize & Increase Performance of Mission/Business Critical Architectures Using VMware NSX and vRNI
VIRT2550BU Reducing Latency in Enterprise Applications Caused by Hairpinning with VMware NSX
VIRT1052BU Extreme Performance Series: Monster VM Database Performance
VIRT1983BU Making the Complicated Simple: Cycle Harvesting from the VDI Estate for Financial Modeling and Simulation
VIRT1997BU Machine Learning and Deep Learning on VMware vSphere: GPUs are invading the SDDC
FUT2020BU Wringing Maximum Performance from vSphere for Extremely Demanding Workloads and Customers
FUT2761BU Sharing High Performance Interconnects across Multiple VMs: Machine Learning and Scientific Computing Use-cases

 
Hands On Labs

Lastly, don’t miss the new 2017 Performance focused Hands-On-Labs.

This Performance lab is always extremely popular and has been rebuilt to include topics such as using benchmark tools like DVD Store and Weathervane, rightsizing your virtual machines, how power policy affect performance and basic troubleshooting of CPU, MEM, storage and Network dimensions. With over 5 hours of content, you’ll need to take this lab several times.

This challenge format lab, in which you take the lead and diagnose and fix various vSphere issues, includes new scenarios around vNUMA, Latency Sensitivity, Poor Performance and Resource Pools. This is great way to experience some off the most common performance issues and how to resolve them in a fun and prescriptive way.

2017 was a banner year for the Extreme Performance Series.  Enjoy the new content and see you at VMworld 2018.

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Mark Achtemichuk

About Mark Achtemichuk

Mark Achtemichuk currently works as a Staff Engineer within VMware’s R&D Operations and Central Services Performance team, focusing on education, benchmarking, collaterals and performance architectures.  He has also held various performance focused field, specialist and technical marketing positions within VMware over the last 7 years.  Mark is recognized as an industry expert and holds a VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX#50) certification, one of less than 250 worldwide. He has worked on engagements with Fortune 50 companies, served as technical editor for many books and publications and is a sought after speaker at numerous industry events.  Mark is a blogger and has been recognized as a VMware vExpert from 2013 to 2016.  He is active on Twitter at @vmMarkA where he shares his knowledge of performance with the virtualization community. His experience and expertise from infrastructure to application helps customers ensure that performance is no longer a barrier, perceived or real, to virtualizing and operating an organization's software defined assets.

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