Virtual Volumes (vVols)

vVols Sessions to Add to Your Agenda at VMware Explore 2022

Whether you’re a vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols) and pro already or are hoping to gain a firm grasp of the basics, VMware Explore 2022 vVols sessions run the gamut. When you’re familiar with the technology and know how to best optimize it, you unlock a host of its benefits, such as streamlined storage operations, finer controls and greater understanding of its partner ecosystem.

Check out these vVols and core storage-themed VMware Explore 2022 sessions you won’t want to miss.

Core Storage and vVols Best Practice Deep Dive [CEIB1382USD]


To get the most out of any technology solution, it must be calibrated optimally. vSphere for NVMe over Fabric (NVMeoF) and vVols are no different, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. In this session, you’ll walk away with actionable best practices on how best to configure new core storage features for optimal performance.

Ask the Expert About NVMeoF [CEIM1641US]

Tuesday, Aug. 30 | 2 – 2:30 pm & 2:30 – 3 pm PDT

Wednesday, Aug. 31 | 10:30 – 11 am PDT

Thursday, Sept. 1 | 11 – 1130 am PDT

All-flash arrays are taking over as the standard, and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeoF) is the best way to optimize their performance. Learn from the expert, Staff Technical Marketing Architect Jason Massae, about how to get the most out of your all-flash array using NVMeoF.

Optimize and Protect Cloud Native Apps on VMware Tanzu [KUB2644USS]

Tuesday, Aug. 30 | 12:15 – 12:45 pm PDT

VMware Tanzu is an excellent platform to build, deploy and run Kubernetes workloads. As more IT teams are using containers to accelerate app modernization, Tanzu is a great tool to have at their disposal. At this session, attendees will learn Tanzu best practices and how to leverage vSphere Virtual Volumes and NetApp Astra Control for storage policy-based management and protection.

Active-Active Stretched Cluster vVol Support With VMware and Pure Storage [CEIB2833USS]

Tuesday, Aug. 30 | 1:45 – 2:15 pm PDT

Stretched clusters are key to effectively balancing VM application workloads, adding resiliency and enabling services between geographically close sites. Uptime is of the utmost importance, and a joint solution between Pure Storage and vSphere Virtual Volumes can avoid the need for outages. Presenters Naveen Krishnamurthy, VMware Sr. Product Line Manager, and Alex Carver, Senior Solutions Engineer at Pure Storage, will illustrate stretched cluster support with a demo.

VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy Based Management [SPL-HOL-2205-02-HCI]

Date and time location TBD

Learn the basics and advanced features of vVols all in one hands-on lab! vVols virtualizes SAN/NAS arrays, which allows for an efficient operational model that’s optimized for virtualized environments that are centered around apps instead of infrastructure.

We can’t wait to see you in the audience during these breakout, meet the expert and partner sessions and hands-on labs! Plus, make sure to stop by at our two booths on the expo floor. You can find us at the What’s New With VMware Storage and Getting the Most Out of Your vSphere Protection theater sessions.

VMware Explore 2022 will be here before you know it! Make sure to register today and add these fascinating talks to your agenda.

Session availability, dates and times are subject to change without notice. See the VMware Explore 2022 US Content Catalogue for the latest information.