Virtualization, Cloud, Infrastructure and all that stuff in-between

My ramblings on the stuff that holds it all together

Presenting at the London VMware User Group Meeting – Feb 25th

 

I am pleased to announce that I’ve been asked to present again at this month’s VMware London user group meeting.

I’ll be giving a follow-up on my previous Home Lab : vT.A.R.D.I.S session for which I’ll be bringing a (quieter!) demo environment which I have dubbed vTARDIS:Nano Edition showing how you can build a complex 10 node clustered ESX environment with dvSwitch, iSCSI SAN and vMotion etc. on a single physical host for study and play.

I’ll also be presenting a case study for a project I worked on virtualizing a large Microsoft Windows 2003 Terminal Server estate and will be showing some interesting statistics that we gathered along the way.

I understand the event is now fully-booked which is a great turn out!

The agenda as as follows

1100 – 1200 (Optional) PowerCLI / Powershell workshop – Alan Renouf. Please bring your own curly brackets.
12:30 – 13:00 Arrive & Refreshments
13:00 – 13:20 Welcome & News – Alaric Davies
13:20 – 14:00 Sponsor Presentation – Chris Hammans, Pano Logic
Real world vSphere deployment experiences – Stuart Thompson
(Mostly) Zero downtime DC migration for Dummies – Jonathan Medd
15:00 – 15:20 Refreshment break
ESX home lab update, virtualizing Terminal Server workloads – Simon Gallagher
Thin provisioning and capacity planning in a virtual world – Chris Evans, ‘The Storage Architect’
Bringing the Cloud Down to Earth – Stuart Radnidge, vinternals
16:45 – 17:00 Close
17:00 – Pub

In future, to register your interest in attending, please send an email to londonvmug@yahoo.com with up to two named attendees from your organisation. If you do not receive a confirmation mail, please don’t just turn up since we will not be able to admit you to the meeting.

Content from the meetings will continue to be uploaded to www.box.net/londonug, NDA permitting.

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