Join us for the upcoming Wisconsin VMUG meeting taking place on Tuesday, April 5th, 2020 for our first in-person meeting in two years!
This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology!
- 8:15 Registration
- 8:45 Welcome: by Nathan Scheunemann, WI-VMUG Co-Leader (@chickendilla)
- 9:00 VMware Presentation: VSAN in the Home Lab byTony Reeves, Senior Solutions Engineer at VMware (@importcarguy)
Tony walks through vSAN basics and shows how to configure storage policies, add a host and configure networking for vSAN
- 9:50 Break
- 10:00 Community Presentation: vRO 8 — Let’s Automate Everything by Brandon Lundt, Sr. System Administrator – Converged at Plexus (@BrandonDaLundt)
vRealize Orchestrator 8 has a fresh new look and feel. Let’s talk about what’s new and how you can leverage this to automate everything. In this session we will cover creating a workflow to call a REST API, adding error handling, how to use configuration elements, and to wrap things up we’ll make some custom forms.
- 10:50 Break
- 11:00 Presentation: How can a VMware-based full-stack cloud provider enable you to Cloud Different? by Rob McCafferty,SVP Technical Strategy at Expedient (com)
Expedient will provide insights into how a VMware-based full-stack cloud provider can transform your cloud journey and accelerate your path to a cloud operating model without the hassles of migrating to and learning the public cloud.
- 11:50 Lunch
- 12:30 VMware Presentation: What’s New in Security & Compliance byBob Plankers, Cloud Infrastructure at VMware (@plankers)
What we’ve learned from Log4j, new information on VM Escapes & CPU vulnerabilities, new & recent features, talk about data sanitization and storage
- 1:20 Ask the Experts: Roundtable Q&A
- Tony Reeves, HCI Specialist at VMware (@importcarguy)
- Brandon Lundt, Sr. System Administrator – Converged at Plexus (@BrandonDaLundt)
- Rob McCafferty, SVP Technical Strategy at Expedient (@robmccafferty)
- Bob Plankers, Cloud Infrastructure at VMware (@plankers)
- WI-VMUG Leadership Team
- 1:50 Wrap-up: Announcements and Drawings
Be sure to share this meeting information with your colleagues and join the Wisconsin VMUG Community!
Fox Valley Technical College
D.J. Bordini Center – Room BC141 *New Room
5 North Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54912
Join us for vBeers after the meeting at
The Bar of Appleton – Lynndale
2435 W. Nordale Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914