VMworld US offers more than 500 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.

CONTENT CATALOG 

The VMworld US Content Catalog is now available! It contains a complete listing of all our sessions, including abstracts, speaker information, and (when available) details on session times and locations.

Use our filter and search options to find the sessions that best fit your interests and needs. Narrow your choices by session track, product, speaker and many other attributes.

If you’re registered as a full conference pass attendee at VMworld, you can use the built-in scheduling feature (available in mid-July) to pre-register and reserve seats at your top choices.

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Our Content Catalog is Open!

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

SESSIONS

VMworld will offer a curriculum of more than 500 breakout sessions, plus a wide range of additional session types to help you create an agenda tailored to your goals. Whether you want to get a crash course on something new, build a broad range of expertise or go in-depth in an area that matters to you, you’ll find options to meet your every need.

 

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.

The VMworld US general sessions will be live streamed from the VMworld.com home page. If you can’t join us in person, make sure you tune in:

Showcase Keynotes

New this year, we’ll be presenting four showcase keynotes of 60-90 minutes each. These keynotes will feature prominent VMware experts who will share VMware innovations and solutions across four business-critical topics: modernizing the data center, integrating public clouds, empowering the digital workspace and transforming security.

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.

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Breakout Sessions and More

Whether you’re a newcomer or a VMworld veteran, you’ll find something to suit in our hundreds of content-rich breakout sessions led by a cadre of experts. VMworld also offers group discussions, which are small, moderated roundtable events that bring together like-minded colleagues to discuss common challenges and best practices. Or join us for a panel discussion or a VMworld Quick Talk, a targeted, 30-minute look at a niche topic.

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Meet the Experts Roundtables

Join VMware experts to get your digital transformation questions answered. You and a small group of your peers will interact directly with VMware subject matter experts who have deep, hands-on experience working with our customers every day. Our experts will white-board answers to your toughest challenges and provide best-practice advice to guide your journey from strategy, to implementation, to adoption and value realization.

Roundtables will be added to our content catalog in August — you’ll be able to sign up then to save your spot.

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 Saturday, August 26, 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.