Viva La Barcelona
This Year thanks to the company I work for I was able to attend VMworld 2014 in Barcelona. I arrived to Barcelona Yesterday with my colleague and I was welcomed by gorgeous weather (+25 Celsius) and really nice hotel Hotel Expo Barcelona.
I registered Today and i received a lot off items:
- Refer a friend – 25 Euro gift card
- A lot of flyers from vendors
Here are some pictures from airport and Fira Barcelona Gran Via where VMworld will take place.
Here are my sessions which I will attend this year.
|Subject||Scheduled||Start Date||Start Time||End Date||End Time||Location|
|MGT1969 — vCloud Automation Center and NSX Integration Technical Deep Dive||scheduled||14/10/2014||11:00||14/10/2014||12:00||Hall 8.0, Room 25|
|SDDC2556 — Customer Panel: Journey to Software Defined Datacenter||scheduled||14/10/2014||12:30||14/10/2014||13:30||Hall 8.0, Room 37|
|NET1743 — VMware NSX – A Technical Deep Dive||scheduled||14/10/2014||14:00||14/10/2014||15:00||Hall 8.0, Room 43|
|VAPP2979 — Advanced SQL Server on vSphere Techniques and Best Practices||scheduled||14/10/2014||15:30||14/10/2014||16:30||Hall 8.0, Room 22|
|STO2752-SPO — A Significant Step Towards Better Managed VM Storage Infrastructure; Deploying VMware VVol with Hitachi Data Systems||scheduled||14/10/2014||17:00||14/10/2014||18:00||Hall 8.0, Room 32|
|INF2951-SPO — Unleashing SDDC Awesomeness with Atlantis USX: Building a Storage Infrastructure for Tier 1 VMs with vVOLS, VASA, VSAN and Atlantis USX Data Services||scheduled||15/10/2014||11:00||15/10/2014||12:00||Hall 8.0, Room 45|
|OPT1897 — Virtual Technology, Real Results: Boeingâ€™s Success on the Road to IT as a Service (ITaaS)||scheduled||15/10/2014||12:30||15/10/2014||13:30||Hall 8.0, Room 38|
|MGT2948-SPO — Effective Options For Reducing The Time To Perform Root Cause Analysis Of VMware FC SAN Environments||scheduled||15/10/2014||13:45||15/10/2014||14:45||Hall 8.0, Room 26|
|NET1974 — Multi-Site Data Center Solutions with VMware NSX||scheduled||15/10/2014||15:00||15/10/2014||16:00||Hall 8.0, Room 43|
|INF3049-SPO — Reaping the Benefits of Software-Defined Storage||scheduled||15/10/2014||16:15||15/10/2014||17:15||Hall 8.0, Room 35|
|STO1965 — Virtual Volumes Technical Deep Dive||scheduled||15/10/2014||17:30||15/10/2014||18:30||Hall 8.0, Room 43|
|INF2311 — vCenter Server Architecture and Deployment Deep Dive||scheduled||16/10/2014||09:00||16/10/2014||10:00||Hall 8.0, Room 43|
|OPT1517 — VMware IT – Transformation Journey to IT as a Services Organization (ITaaSO)||scheduled||16/10/2014||11:30||16/10/2014||12:30||Hall 8.0, Room 40|
|STO3247 — VMware VVOL Technical Preview with Dell Storage||scheduled||16/10/2014||13:00||16/10/2014||14:00||Hall 8.0, Room 21|
|HBC2373 — vCloud Air = Choice, Control, and Security for Healthcare IT||scheduled||16/10/2014||15:30||16/10/2014||16:30||Hall 8.0, Room 44|
My expectations from VMworld 2014
Besides sessions I will focus on speaking with vendors about latest trends in IT, I will definitely meet vExperts and VCDX. I will skip Hands on Labs because later on all of them will be available online and this is waste of valuable time.
Besides that I will go to three different parties.
- Monday 13.10.2014 – PernixData Party
- Tuesday 14.10.2014 – Veeam Party
- Wednesday 15.10.2014 – VMworld Party
In case you would like to see all parties here is the link http://www.vmworld.com/community/gatherings/
My experience and skills has been proven by leading vendor certifications like VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration, VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design, VMware Certified Professional 6 - Data Center Virtualization, VMware Certified Professional 6 - Network Virtualization, Microsoft MCITP Server Administrator, ITIL V3, VMware vExpert 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Award.
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