Pre VMworld VMUG - Kubernetes in the spotlight

When:  Nov 4, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:35 PM (CET)
Associated with  Barcelona VMUG


Join us across the road from VMworld Europe for a ½ day event focused on Kubernetes sponsored by OVH.

Rémy Vandepoel, OVH Cloud Evangelist, will show how we can handle heavy Kubernetes workloads on OVH Private Cloud.

Cormac Hogan, Director and Chief Technologist at VMware, will talk us through vSAN 6.7 U3 features, and how VMware is integrating Kubernetes onto vSphere HCI/vSAN through their new CSI driver and Cloud-Native Storage feature. Don’t worry if you are not familiar with Kubernetes - Cormac will talk you through the basic Kubernetes storage constructs.

Scott Lowe, who was reincorporated into VMware following the Heptio acquisition, will share some tips and guidelines on Kubernetes taken from his experience deploying and configuring Kubernetes for multiple customers in production. This session will touch on deployment tooling, configuration, and usage.

09:00 Welcome (5 min)

09:05 Handling heavy workloads on Kubernetes in OVH Private Cloud (90 min)
Rémy Vandepoel – Technical Cloud Evangelist at OVH.

10:35 Coffee break (15 min)

10:50 VMware Skyline (10 min)
Joshua Lory - Senior Director Product Marketing, VMware

11:00 Tips on Kubernetes from the Field (45 min)
Scott Lowe – Staff Kubernetes Architect, VMware

11:45  vSAN + Kubernetes integration (45 min)
Cormac Hogan - Director & Chief Technologist,  VMware

12:35 Wrap up (5 min)

12:45 Buffet Lunch (45 min)


Giveaways: Raspberry 4 with sensor kit, Bose Soundlink II Bluetooth Speak

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This is a local vmug community event but will be delivered in English, there is no cost, and registration is open to all vmug members.  


Hotel Porta Fira
Plaça d'Europa, 45
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona, 08908

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Registration Price
All Registrants Free!