Monday, August 27
11am - Overcoming the Challenge of SDDC Transformation in Healthcare, Elver Sena Sosa. Learn how data center infrastructures can scale up and out to support healthcare applications by leveraging NSX, vSAN and vRealize.
2pm - Power Up with VMUG Advantage, Steve Athanas. Take your membership to the next level! Hear about all the benefits VMUG Advantage has to offer and how Advantage benefits have helped members in their personal and professional environments.
3pm - Networking time - stop by to meet other VMUG members and visit with the VMUG Board of Directors.
Tuesday, August 28
11am - How Container-based Microservice will do you a Favor! Jordan Hart. Learn how to scale and secure individual applications and separate responsibilities between infrastructure and development.
12:30pm - UserCon Reveal. Enjoy a sneak peek of a refreshed look for VMUG UserCons!
2pm - Homelab Panel: Beginners, Experts and Everything In Between, Lindy Grady. Ensure your homelab is equipped with the latest technology and learn how to power up your homelab. Join a panel of homelab experts who will answer questions and share insight into their homelabs.
3pm - Networking time - connect with others and visit with the VMware Communities and Skyline team to pick up some swag and learn more about these programs.
4pm - The Golden Hammer - Hacking Your Brain to Learn (IT Stuff) Faster, Andrew Miller. Ever hear that IT is constantly changing? Or that we need to be constantly learning? Simple in theory, hard in practice even if that's part of what you love about IT. Come and listen to one of 2017's top attended UserCon community sessions - updated just for you!
Wednesday, August 29
9am - New Member 101. Are you new to the community or interested in learning how to maximize your membership? Stop by to hear tips on the best ways to plug in and increase the value of your membership.
11am - Designing a VDI, the VCDX way, Johan van Amersfoort. It has changed dramatically in the past years (except for traditional applications of course). That change is also noticeable in the way we deliver a virtual desktop to the end-user. Johan will highlight modern standards in VDI and how to design them, based on the VCDX approach. First 10 attendees will receive a complimentary VDI Design Guide book!
3pm - Networking time - meet your peers and the VMUC on AWS community team. The Grand Prize Winner of the Power Stones Scavenger Hunt will also be announced at 3pm - must be present to win the $1,000 VISA gift card!
4pm - SDDC Ask the Experts. VMware Field SEs from around the US who specialize in Compute, Networking and Storage will be available to answer all your questions!