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HCI Keynote: Fast Forward to Future-Ready Infrastructure

Hear from thought leaders who are at forefront of HCI, pushing the envelope on vSAN and VMware Cloud Foundation.


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Want to level up your knowledge on storage or expand your disaster recovery expertise? We've got you covered.


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Whether you are new to VMware hybrid cloud solutions or are a seasoned veteran, the VMworld Multi-Cloud track paths are all designed to take your IT prowess to the next level.

Featured Sessions

VMworld's multi-cloud track featured sessions across vSAN, Disaster Recovery and Core Storage/vVols are all uniquely built to fit your level of expertise and areas of interest. Check them out below.

  • vSAN 7

  • Technical 100
    Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
    CIO
    Hybrid Cloud
    vSAN
    General & Premier Passes
    On-Demand
    Breakout Session
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    Geetika Jain, Product Manager, VMware

    Matthew Northam, CPBU Product Marketing Manager, VMware

    Are you considering VMware vSAN as the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution for your environment? The key to achieving the best out of vSAN is correct sizing. In this session, we will talk about the entire workflow, from assessing your IT environment to efficiently sizing and getting hardware recommendations. We will demo the VMware HCI Assessment tool, which pulls HCI metrics based on IOPS, capacity, compute and more. Find out how assessment followed by sizing helps to size real-world environments. Learn about the new vSAN Sizer features, such as saving sizing projects, resource utilization customization, and importing assessment data. See how to use the vSAN Quick Sizer mobile app on the fly for scenarios such as reverse-sizing vSAN based on a fixed budget.

      Session Type: Breakout Session
      Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
      Product: vSAN
      Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
      Level: Technical 100
      Primary Audience: CIO
    • Technical 100
      Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
      SysAdmin/VI Admin
      Hybrid Cloud
      vSAN
      General & Premier Passes
      On-Demand
      Breakout Session
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      Swaroop Dutta, Senior Director, Product Management, VMware

      Kiran Sreenivasamurthy, Director, vSAN Product Management, VMware

      Enterprises are rapidly adopting hyperconverged infrastructure powered by VMware vSAN to solve some of their biggest IT infrastructure challenges, such as increasing complexity, rising costs and the accelerating pace of operations. This session will provide you with a technical overview of the new features in vSAN 7, such as file services, enhancements to cloud native storage and new capabilities that will simplify and streamline your operations. By the end of this session, you will have learned many great reasons to either start your journey or upgrade to the latest release of vSAN.

        Session Type: Breakout Session
        Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
        Product: vSAN
        Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
        Level: Technical 100
        Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
      • Hands-on Labs Interactive Simulation
        Technical 100
        Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
        Storage Specialist
        Hybrid Cloud
        vSAN
        General & Premier Passes
        On-Demand
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        John Browne, Senior Staff Lab Content Developer, VMware

        Aleksey Lib, Sr. Integration Architect, VMware

        Diane Scott, Senior Solutions Engineer, VMware

        Explore the components and capabilities within vSAN 7 and learn how to configure and manage upgrades, enhance availability, monitor and optimize workload performance.

          Session Type: Hands-on Labs Interactive Simulation
          Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
          Product: vSAN
          Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
          Level: Technical 100
          Primary Audience: Storage Specialist
        • Technical 200
          Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
          SysAdmin/VI Admin
          Hybrid Cloud
          vCenter Server
          vSAN
          vSphere
          vSphere Hypervisor
          General & Premier Passes
          On-Demand
          Breakout Session
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          Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen, Lead Cloud Infrastructure Administrator, VMware

          Suresh Kemparaju, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Administrator, VMware

          Discover how VMware IT efficiently performs Day Two operations and management for maximizing the availability, capacity and performance of VMware vSAN clusters. You will get a variety of tips, including how to seamlessly conduct upgrades with zero downtime, handle disk failures, perform health checks, troubleshoot vSAN objects, customize VMware vCenter alarms to monitor clusters, realize the best maintenance practices, and more. This session also includes demos of the Ruby VMware vSphere console and vSAN Observer, challenges, lessons learned and your questions.

            Session Type: Breakout Session
            Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
            Product: vCenter Server, vSAN, vSphere, vSphere Hypervisor
            Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
            Level: Technical 200
            Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
          • Technical 200
            Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
            SysAdmin/VI Admin
            Hybrid Cloud
            vSAN
            vSphere
            General & Premier Passes
            On-Demand
            Breakout Session
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            Pete Flecha, Sr Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

            Kristopher Groh, Product Line Manager, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

            VMware vSphere 7 introduced an entirely new solution for unified software and firmware lifecycle management that is native to vSphere. vSphere Lifecycle Manager is a powerful new framework based on a desired state model to deliver simple, reliable and consistent lifecycle operations for vSphere and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) clusters. We have brought this exciting new capability to you by partnering with our VMware vSAN ReadyNode server vendors for a simplistic yet integrated approach to updating firmware and software together—all from the comfort of VMware vCenter. If you want to learn how to simplify your next HCI upgrade, then you are in the right place.

              Session Type: Breakout Session
              Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
              Product: vSAN, vSphere
              Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
              Level: Technical 200
              Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
            • Technical 200
              Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
              SysAdmin/VI Admin
              Hybrid Cloud
              HCI Powered by VMware vSan
              Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
              vSAN
              vSphere
              General & Premier Passes
              On-Demand
              Breakout Session
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              Duncan Epping, Senior Director and Chief Technologist HCI, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

              Cormac Hogan, Director and Chief Technologist, Storage, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

              Join Cormac Hogan and Duncan Epping as they discuss the new VMware vSAN 7.0 features. One of the major enhancements to vSAN 7.0 is the inclusion of file services. Now, vSAN can offer both block volumes and file shares to your applications. Not only that, with improvements made in the VMware vSphere Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver, containerized applications can request block-based Kubernetes Persistent Volumes and also dynamically request vSAN based file shares. Duncan and Cormac will take you through all of this, with lots of technical content and demos. This session should appeal to customers already using vSAN, as well as to customers considering vSAN. It should also be a useful session to customers researching how to provide storage for both virtual machine and containerized workloads.

                Session Type: Breakout Session
                Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                Product: HCI Powered by VMware vSan, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, vSAN, vSphere
                Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                Level: Technical 200
                Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
              • Technical 300
                Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                SysAdmin/VI Admin
                Hybrid Cloud
                vCloud Suite
                VMware Cloud Foundation
                vRealize Suite
                vSAN
                General & Premier Passes
                On-Demand
                Breakout Session
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                Rakesh Radhakrishnan, Director, vSAN Product Management, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                Matthew Amdur, Principal Engineer, VMware

                VMware vSAN is the largest and fastest growing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) product in the market today. vSAN has always been at the forefront of technology innovation. In this session, we will cover the enhancements in the latest vSAN release, and how vSAN interoperates with other products across the entire software-defined data center (SDDC) stack. You will learn about some of the coolest innovations in vSAN (VMware HCI Mesh, file services, VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager, compression only) and advances in hardware enablement. We will also touch on some key management and monitoring enhancements, including how easy it is to install, manage and monitor vSAN for your daily operations. We will provide a demo of the newest features in core vSAN and full-stack HCI. This is one VMworld session you do not want to miss.

                  Session Type: Breakout Session
                  Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                  Product: vCloud Suite, VMware Cloud Foundation, vRealize Suite, vSAN
                  Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                  Level: Technical 300
                  Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
                • Technical 300
                  Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                  Cloud Admin
                  Hybrid Cloud
                  VMware Cloud Foundation
                  vSAN
                  General & Premier Passes
                  On-Demand
                  Breakout Session
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                  John Nicholson, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                  Pete Koehler, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                  This top-rated session returns with all-new content on the internals of VMware vSAN, and takes a detailed technical view of the new and interesting ways VMware implements a distributed storage system. vSAN is built differently when compared to traditional storage systems, which gives it unprecedented capabilities and levels of flexibility. Learn about optimizations in the data path and the fascinating details behind our implementation of file services. This is your chance to better understand the reasons behind the vSAN architecture, and why it is the ideal storage platform for public clouds, such as VMware Cloud on AWS, and private clouds using VMware Cloud Foundation.

                    Session Type: Breakout Session
                    Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                    Product: VMware Cloud Foundation, vSAN
                    Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                    Level: Technical 300
                    Primary Audience: Cloud Admin
                  • Technical 300
                    Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                    SysAdmin/VI Admin
                    Hybrid Cloud
                    Virtual Volumes
                    VMware Cloud Foundation
                    vSAN
                    vSphere
                    General & Premier Passes
                    On-Demand
                    Breakout Session
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                    Sandeep Pissay, Staff Engineer 2, VMware

                    Myles Gray, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

                    VMware vSphere now comes with an enriched storage control plane to provision and manage storage for containerized applications orchestrated by Kubernetes. In this session, you will learn how cloud native storage enables stateful applications running on Kubernetes to be deployed on the vSphere platform using any of the vSphere persistent storage options. Now, VI admins can easily manage containerized applications with the same operational consistency of managing virtualized applications. Using Kubernetes native CLI and VMware vCenter, you will see how storage can be deployed with policy-based management, how you can monitor these container volumes in vCenter, and how to remediate faults.

                      Session Type: Breakout Session
                      Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                      Product: Virtual Volumes, VMware Cloud Foundation, vSAN, vSphere
                      Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                      Level: Technical 300
                      Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
                    • Disaster Recovery

                    • Business 100
                      Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                      VP, Infrastructure & Operations
                      Hybrid Cloud
                      Azure VMware Solutions
                      Site Recovery Manager
                      VMware Site Recovery
                      General & Premier Passes
                      On-Demand
                      Breakout Session
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                      Mark Chuang, Sr Director, Product Marketing, VMware

                      Shobhan Lakkapragada, Director, Product Management, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                      Spend less time and money worrying about your organization's disaster recovery plans. Traditional solutions are unreliable, complex, and expensive. Increasingly, organizations are turning to Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) because of its reliability, ease of use, and cost efficiency by leveraging the elasticity of cloud computing. VMware's newest DR solutions, based on Datrium, will offer unsurpassed operational consistency for the infrequent and transient nature of disaster scenarios. Come learn about VMware's latest DRaaS solution for protecting your vSphere environment. Built for IT infrastructure professionals responsible for IT Resiliency, it provides highly reliable, cost effective, easy to use disaster recovery with low recovery times. Get an overview and demo of this new “built for the cloud” solution from VMware.

                        Session Type: Breakout Session
                        Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                        Product: Azure VMware Solutions, Site Recovery Manager, VMware Site Recovery
                        Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                        Level: Business 100
                        Primary Audience: VP, Infrastructure & Operations
                      • Business 100
                        Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                        Director, Cloud Ops
                        Hybrid Cloud
                        Site Recovery Manager
                        vSAN
                        General & Premier Passes
                        On-Demand
                        Breakout Session
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                        Stephanie Karic, Product Marketing Manager, VMware

                        Tom Nagelmeyer, Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware

                        Robert Roday, Associate Director, End User Computing, VMC Cloud Operations, SPGlobal

                        Although many businesses know they need a disaster recovery plan, especially as more businesses create digitally based products and services, measuring the top- and bottom-line benefits can be a real challenge. For those looking to persuade management to adopt VMware Site Recovery Manager, an ROI model can be a powerful tool in winning over a skeptical audience. We'll review an ROI model and provide an exhaustive framework so you can build your own.

                          Session Type: Breakout Session
                          Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                          Product: Site Recovery Manager, vSAN
                          Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                          Level: Business 100
                          Primary Audience: Director, Cloud Ops
                        • Technical 200
                          Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                          Cloud Architect
                          Hybrid Cloud
                          Site Recovery Manager
                          VMware Cloud on AWS
                          VMware Site Recovery
                          vSphere
                          General & Premier Passes
                          On-Demand
                          Breakout Session
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                          Evelyn Baymon, Education Delivery Manager, VMware

                          Garth Miller, Education Delivery Manager, VMware

                          VMware Site Recovery seamlessly integrates disaster recovery as an add-on into a VMware Cloud on AWS software-defined data center (SDDC). In this session, we will discuss the disaster recovery and avoidance features already included in VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how VMware Site Recovery, as an add-on to a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC, can build upon disaster recovery using VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware vSphere Replication. You will also learn about different multi-cloud recovery topologies that become possible with Site Recovery.

                            Session Type: Breakout Session
                            Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                            Product: Site Recovery Manager, VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Site Recovery, vSphere
                            Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                            Level: Technical 200
                            Primary Audience: Cloud Architect
                          • Hands-on Labs Interactive Simulation
                            Technical 100
                            Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                            SysAdmin/VI Admin
                            Hybrid Cloud
                            Site Recovery Manager
                            General & Premier Passes
                            On-Demand
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                            Tim Koishor, Solutions Engineer, VMware

                            Monica Martz, Senior Technical Account Manager, VMware

                            Benjy Scoggins, Sr. Solution Engineer, EUC, Workspace One, VMware

                            Learn all you need to know about VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM). Explore all the new features, fail over virtual machines, plan a data center migration and execute a disaster recovery plan. Walk through some of the integration points with VMware vRealize Operations Manager, vRealize Orchestrator, vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVol). Also discover how to protect virtual machines with VMware Site Recovery on VMware Cloud with AWS, via an Interactive Simulation.

                              Session Type: Hands-on Labs Interactive Simulation
                              Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                              Product: Site Recovery Manager
                              Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                              Level: Technical 100
                              Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
                            • Technical 300
                              Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                              Enterprise Architect
                              Hybrid Cloud
                              VMware Site Recovery
                              Other
                              General & Premier Passes
                              On-Demand
                              Breakout Session
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                              Nabil Quadri, Product Line Manager, VMware

                              Sazzala Reddy, Chief Technologist, VMware

                              Join Sazzala Reddy (co-founder of Datrium, ex-CTO of Data Domain) & Nabil Quadri (VMware Product Manager of DRaaS) as they detail the newest member of the VMware Cloud family. Traditional data protection and DR solutions have many moving parts which makes things complex, expensive and unreliable. Newer cloud backup solutions promise lower costs but force a compromise on recovery time, scale, and performance. Meanwhile, ransomware is increasingly causing large-scale outages and these other solutions can't help. Dive deep into how DR with VMware succeeds where others fail, with the Datrium solution's powerful DR workflows wrapped in a super-simple, modern SaaS experience and the operational consistency of VMware Cloud. Learn about continuous compliance checks, immutable backups & always-on data integrity, and see the service in action.

                                Session Type: Breakout Session
                                Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                Product: VMware Site Recovery, Other
                                Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                Level: Technical 300
                                Primary Audience: Enterprise Architect
                              • Technical 200
                                Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                Enterprise Architect
                                Hybrid Cloud
                                Site Recovery Manager
                                Virtual Volumes
                                VMware Site Recovery
                                vRealize Operations Cloud
                                General & Premier Passes
                                On-Demand
                                Breakout Session
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                                Cato Grace, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                Velina Krasteva, Senior Product Manager , VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                Experience simplified disaster recovery with the new features in VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.3.

                                Site Recovery Manager 8.3 supports protection and orchestrated recovery of virtual machines (VMs) located on VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes datastores and replicated by array-based replication. Accelerate protection with automatic protection of VMs with vSphere Virtual Volumes and array-based replication, and seamless disk resizing with vSphere Replication.

                                You will see how Site Recovery Manager is easier and faster to manage with enhancements in the Site Recovery Manager HTML-5 user interface, the vSphere Replication configuration import/export tool, new public APIs, VMware vRealize Orchestrator workflows, vRealize Operations Management Packs and more.

                                  Session Type: Breakout Session
                                  Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                  Product: Site Recovery Manager, Virtual Volumes, VMware Site Recovery, vRealize Operations Cloud
                                  Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                  Level: Technical 200
                                  Primary Audience: Enterprise Architect
                                • Technical 300
                                  Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                  SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                  Hybrid Cloud
                                  Site Recovery Manager
                                  General & Premier Passes
                                  On-Demand
                                  Breakout Session
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                                  Cato Grace, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                  This detailed, demo-focused walk-through of VMware Site Recovery Manager will include both advanced and basic functionality. We will cover the basic workflows at a detailed level, as well as things such as using scripts within recovery plans, VMware vCenter Orchestrator for configuring and reporting on Site Recovery Manager, IP customization, and much more. Find out how Site Recovery Manager is able to do what it does, and how that will benefit you when designing, building or using Site Recovery Manager as part of your disaster recovery toolkit.

                                    Session Type: Breakout Session
                                    Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                    Product: Site Recovery Manager
                                    Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                    Level: Technical 300
                                    Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                  • Technical 200
                                    Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                    Enterprise Architect
                                    Hybrid Cloud
                                    VMware Cloud on AWS
                                    VMware Site Recovery
                                    General & Premier Passes
                                    On-Demand
                                    Breakout Session
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                                    Jatin Jindal, Senior Product Manager, VMware

                                    Mike McLaughlin, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

                                    Learn what's new with Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) for VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware newest solution based on recently acquired Datrium provides a cost-effective option for your less stringent workloads, complementing VMware Site Recovery that provides a high-performance option for your mission critical workloads. Understand the key differences between these two approaches with respect to supported configurations and SLAs. Gain practical knowledge and best practices on how to leverage this new service from initial deployment to daily operations. When disaster strikes – know how to failover. And when all is clear – understand how to fail back from the cloud to normal operations.

                                      Session Type: Breakout Session
                                      Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                      Product: VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Site Recovery
                                      Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                      Level: Technical 200
                                      Primary Audience: Enterprise Architect
                                    • Core Storage & vVols

                                    • Business 100
                                      Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                      Cloud Architect
                                      Hybrid Cloud
                                      Virtual Volumes
                                      VMware Cloud Foundation
                                      VMware Cloud Marketplace
                                      vSphere
                                      General & Premier Passes
                                      On-Demand
                                      Breakout Session
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                                      Bryan Young, Group Product Manager, VMware

                                      Hybrid cloud storage infrastructure is rapidly evolving to meet the demands of the most complex workloads. Learn how VMware is advancing the VMware vSphere external storage stack to address these workloads now and in the future. This session will cover storage topics, including vSphere Virtual Volumes, VMFS, NFS, NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeoF), and iSCSI for on-premises and cloud deployments.

                                        Session Type: Breakout Session
                                        Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                        Product: Virtual Volumes, VMware Cloud Foundation, VMware Cloud Marketplace, vSphere
                                        Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                        Level: Business 100
                                        Primary Audience: Cloud Architect
                                      • Technical 200
                                        Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                        SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                        Hybrid Cloud
                                        Virtual Volumes
                                        vSphere
                                        General & Premier Passes
                                        On-Demand
                                        Breakout Session
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                                        Cody Hosterman, Technical Director, Pure Storage - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                        Jason Massae, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                        If you are new to vVols, this session is for you. It will go from 100 to 200 level and show you how vVols can modernize your external storage in your virtual environment. See how vVols work and can reduce operation overhead, as well as allow greater scale, and get you out of managing LUNs and volumes.

                                          Session Type: Breakout Session
                                          Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                          Product: Virtual Volumes, vSphere
                                          Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                          Level: Technical 200
                                          Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                        • Technical 200
                                          Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                          SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                          Hybrid Cloud
                                          Virtual Volumes
                                          vSphere
                                          General & Premier Passes
                                          On-Demand
                                          Breakout Session
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                                          Jason Massae, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                          This year, VMware announced a major release: VMware vSphere 7. Numerous storage features have been added in this release, such as NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeoF), shared VMDKs and affinity manager, to name a few. Learn about these external storage features and how they may be used in your environment.

                                            Session Type: Breakout Session
                                            Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                            Product: Virtual Volumes, vSphere
                                            Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                            Level: Technical 200
                                            Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                          • Technical 300
                                            Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                            Storage Specialist
                                            Hybrid Cloud
                                            Virtual Volumes
                                            vSphere
                                            General & Premier Passes
                                            On-Demand
                                            Breakout Session
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                                            Cody Hosterman, Technical Director, Pure Storage - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                            Jason Massae, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                            With all the numerous storage arrays and connectivity protocols available today, it's important to know configuration best practices. New core storage features were released with VMware vSphere 7, and setting them up correctly is critical to optimum performance and resilience. We will review the new and some common features, and the best configuration practices.

                                              Session Type: Breakout Session
                                              Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                              Product: Virtual Volumes, vSphere
                                              Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                              Level: Technical 300
                                              Primary Audience: Storage Specialist
                                            • Technical 300
                                              Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                              DevOps Manager
                                              Hybrid Cloud
                                              Virtual Volumes
                                              VMware Cloud Foundation
                                              General & Premier Passes
                                              On-Demand
                                              Breakout Session
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                                              Todd Simmons, Staff II Solutions Architect , VMware

                                              Jason Massae, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware - VMworld Distinguished Speaker

                                              Do you want to enable all the functionality of your external storage with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)? Virtual Volumes (vVols) the solution! VCF enables enterprises to manage their private and public clouds at scale. vVols enables VCF to easily scale by managing storage capabilities via policy instead of Storage vMotion, eliminating the need to individually manage LUNs or volumes in your WLD. When you think of the conceivable scale VCF allows, managing LUNs and volumes can be daunting—not so with vVols. With VCF, you can also enable large-scale functionality, such as Kubernetes cloud native storage. You will learn the benefits of vVols and how it integrates with VCF as a principle or supplemental storage.

                                                Session Type: Breakout Session
                                                Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                                Product: Virtual Volumes, VMware Cloud Foundation
                                                Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                                Level: Technical 300
                                                Primary Audience: DevOps Manager
                                              • Technical 300
                                                Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                                SysAdmin/VI Admin
                                                Hybrid Cloud
                                                Virtual Volumes
                                                VMware Cloud Foundation
                                                vSAN
                                                vSphere
                                                General & Premier Passes
                                                On-Demand
                                                Breakout Session
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                                                Sandeep Pissay, Staff Engineer 2, VMware

                                                Myles Gray, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

                                                VMware vSphere now comes with an enriched storage control plane to provision and manage storage for containerized applications orchestrated by Kubernetes. In this session, you will learn how cloud native storage enables stateful applications running on Kubernetes to be deployed on the vSphere platform using any of the vSphere persistent storage options. Now, VI admins can easily manage containerized applications with the same operational consistency of managing virtualized applications. Using Kubernetes native CLI and VMware vCenter, you will see how storage can be deployed with policy-based management, how you can monitor these container volumes in vCenter, and how to remediate faults.

                                                  Session Type: Breakout Session
                                                  Track and Subtrack: Multi-Cloud: Hybrid Cloud
                                                  Product: Virtual Volumes, VMware Cloud Foundation, vSAN, vSphere
                                                  Pass Type: General & Premier Passes
                                                  Level: Technical 300
                                                  Primary Audience: SysAdmin/VI Admin