vmworld 2011 – time to vote!

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it’s that time of year again! vmworld 2011 is fast approaching and some great sessions are now up for public vote! Included in all of those great sessions are (5) sessions that I’m part of and I’d love for you to review and vote on them if you’d like to see them in the agenda.

Session details are below and you can vote for them by visiting http://www.vmworld.com/cfp.jspa

1425 – Ask the Expert vBloggers

Rick Scherer, Duncan Epping, Scott Lowe, Frank Denneman, Chad Sakac


Four VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX) On Stage! Are you running a virtual environment and experiencing some problems? Are you planning your companies Private Cloud strategy? Looking to deploy VDI and have some last minute questions? Do you have a virtual infrastructure design and want it blessed by the experts? Come join us for a one hour panel session where your questions are the topic of discussion! Join the Virtualization Experts, Frank Denneman (VCDX), Duncan Epping (VCDX), Scott Lowe (VCDX) and Chad Sakac, VP-VMware Alliance within EMC, as they answer your questions on virtualization design. Moderated by VCDX #21, Rick Scherer from VMwareTips.com


1426 – Designing Virtualized Desktops for Success
Rick Scherer, Tyler Baker, Asif Khan

One of the hottest topics of 2011 has to be virtualizing desktops. Hundreds if not thousands of VDI proof of concepts have been ran, but truth of the matter is only a small percentage of these PoCs turn into production.


1427 – Battle of the Storage Experts
Rick Scherer, Chad Sakac, Vaughn Stewart, Eric Schott, Mike Koponen

Come ask a panel of the virtualization industries top Storage Experts your questions around storage and how it related to virtualization. The biggest names in the industry are here to answer you questions as well as challenge each-other. Come see these heavyweights battle it out! Experts from Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp are here to tackle your hard hitting questions. Moderated by VCDX #21 and author of VMwareTips.com, Rick Scherer.


1712 – Virtualizing SAP for Private Cloud
Rick Scherer, Eric Walter</p>

An in-depth look on how to leverage VMware vSphere virtualization for this mission critical application. We will discuss the basics of building a solid vSphere Infrastructure that will meet your Business Continuity and Disaster Recover needs, along with some best practice recommendations, real world implementations as well as lessons learned and some very cool tips and tricks.

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</span>2820 – Real World Storage API for Array Integration Effects, Design and Planning with VMFS and NFS
Rick Scherer, David Robertson</p>

A deep dive into the VMware storage array integration API’s such as the vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) as well as vStorage APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA). Learn how VMware’s latest open API stack allows storage vendors to offload common data migration tasks to the array, which increases overall performance and reduces load on your virtual infrastructure. See the performance benefits and design considerations in this technical deep dive.

</span>Once again, please check out my session abstracts and vote! </span>http://www.vmworld.com/cfp.jspa