VMworld US offers a vast array of session choices to let you create a highly customized learning journey.

Join thousands of fellow attendees – in person or via live stream – for our always impactful general sessions, then take part in group discussions and attend expert-led sessions aligned with your interests and proficiencies.

VMworld 2017 US

At VMworld, you can choose from hundreds of sessions on today’s hottest cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology topics.

CONTENT CATALOG

The VMworld Content Catalog contains a complete listing of all our sessions and will be published in June. If you’re registered as a full conference pass attendee at VMworld, you’ll be able use our schedule-builder feature (available in mid-July) to pre-register and reserve seats at your top choices.

SESSIONS

General Sessions

Our general sessions feature top VMware leaders discussing the company’s industry perspective on digital business, transformative technologies, and innovation. Don’t miss these insightful, impactful, and always popular events.

Breakout Sessions

Whether you’re a newcomer or a VMworld veteran, you’ll choose from more than 500 unique breakout sessions led by a cadre of experts. You’ll also find countless hands-on labs, group discussions, and booth demonstrations. Our breakout sessions tackle highly relevant topics tailored to a wide range of skill levels.

Spotlight Sessions

In our spotlight sessions, VMware executives offer next-level information on the latest strategy and roadmaps for the most pertinent technical topics today. You’ll come away with recommended sessions, discussions, and labs as well as some helpful hints for navigating the largest VMware customer event of the year.

CUSTOMER BOOTCAMPS

Ready to lead the virtualization efforts in your organization? We’ve got you covered. Back by popular demand, VMworld will host a selection of deep-dive, value-added customer bootcamps focused on application virtualization. Take advantage of our instructor-led demonstrations and in-depth course work to deepen your expertise and advance your skill set.

Our three bootcamps will be held on Sunday, August 27, and will be offered as an optional add-on during the registration process. Don’t miss these opportunities to master application virtualization!

Microsoft SQL Server on vSphere

The Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere Bootcamp will provide the attendee the opportunity to learn the essential skills necessary to run SQL Server implementations on VMware vSphere. The best practices and optimal approaches to deployment, operation and management of SQL Server will be presented by VMware expert Deji Akomolafe and Microsoft MVP David Klee from Heraflux. This technical workshop will exceed the standard breakout session format by delivering “real-life,” instructor-led, live training and incorporating the recommended design and configuration practices for architecting Business Critical Databases on VMware vSphere infrastructure. Subjects such as performance, high availability and disaster recovery with Failover Cluster Instances or Availability Groups as well as advanced storage architectures will be covered in depth.  

Oracle on vSphere

The Oracle on VMware vSphere Bootcamp will provide the attendee the opportunity to learn the essential skills necessary to run Oracle implementations on VMware vSphere. The best practices and optimal approaches to deployment, operation and management of Oracle database and application software will be presented by VMware expert Sudhir Balasubramanian who will be joined by other VMware and industry experts. This technical workshop will exceed the standard breakout session format by delivering “real-life,” instructor-led, live training and incorporating the recommended design and configuration practices for architecting Business Critical Databases on VMware vSphere infrastructure. Subjects such as Real Applications Clusters, Automatic Storage Management, vSAN and NSX will be covered in depth.

VMware vSphere Advanced Performance Design, Configuration and Troubleshooting (A “Top Gun” Performance Bootcamp)

The VMware vSphere Advanced Performance Bootcamp provides the most advanced technical performance oriented training available about vSphere performance design, tuning and troubleshooting. VMware Certified Design Expert Mark Achtemichuk and a team of VMware Performance Engineers will cover a broad range of topics that cover all resource dimensions including the ESXi scheduler, memory management, storage and network optimization. Attendees will learn how to identify the location of performance issues, diagnose their root cause and remediate a wide variety of performance conundrums using the many techniques practiced by the most seasoned vSphere veterans and other VMware experts.