VMworld 2021 Returns in October

VMworld is taking place on October 5–7, 2021 and will be online. I miss seeing and interacting with friends in person, as I am sure you do as well. I also miss those moments of serendipity, especially when you run into someone who you have only met online, and you greet each other with a big smile. Let’s all hope that in 2022, we can go back to in-person events.

From VMware’s press release

This year’s theme, “Imagine That,” encapsulates the breadth of opportunities that VMworld 2021 offers attendees to learn and connect. Attendees will learn about innovative new solutions, hear perspectives on multi-cloud challenges from industry experts and VMware executives, dive into educational and technical content, and engage with experts across the industry ecosystem.

I am always excited about attending VMworld keynotes. It’s in those keynotes when you get to hear about VMware’s vision and strategy. It looks like the learning tracks fall into these categories: App Modernization, Multicloud, Security, Networking, Edge, and End User Services.

In past years, usually the day before the official start of the conference, you would find different gatherings happening. That’s the benefit of getting to the conference a day before all the regular hustle. This is the best time to join smaller, intimate events. This year is no different.

On October 4, VMware will host DevOps Loop at VMworld, a new collaborative, one-day event for DevOps practitioners to share and discuss how DevOps is evolving in a world of modern apps and Kubernetes.

DevOps Loop seems like an engaging idea, especially with the changing IT landscape of multicloud and Kubernetes. They have many interesting speakers from Joe Beda, Michael Cote to Emily Freeman. This one-day event is geared toward DevOps engineers, platform operators, site-reliability engineers, application operators, and product owners, but anyone can benefit from registering and learning from the community. IT is changing, and this is a good way to stay informed and learn some new things.

Please let me know if you will attend VMworld and what you are excited about learning. Will you be attending DevOps Loop? Please reach out to me on Twitter, and thanks for reading.

Source: VMware