At VMworld, the presenters of the following sessions will be giving away free copies of the Host Deep Dive book to the audience.

Saturday
Performance Bootcamp
Mark Achtemichuk
Saturday, Aug 26, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
More information about pre-VMworld Performance Bootcamp

Sunday
An Introduction to VMware Software-Defined Storage [STO2138QU]
Lee Dilworth, Principal Systems Engineer, VMware
Sunday, Aug 27, 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Oceanside C, Level 2

Monday
A Deep Dive into vSphere 6.5 Core Storage Features and Functionality [SER1143BU]
Cody Hosterman, Technical Director–VMware Solutions, Pure Storage
Cormac Hogan, Director – Chief Technologist, VMware
Monday, Aug 28, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom G, Level 2

Extreme Performance Series: Benchmarking 101 [SER2723BUR]
Joshua Schnee, Senior Staff Engineer @ VMware Performance, VMware
Mark Achtemichuk, Staff Engineer, Performance, VMware
Monday, Aug 28, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom B, Level 2

Maximum Performance with Mark Achtemichuk [VIRT2368GU]
Mark Achtemichuk, Staff Engineer, Performance, VMware
Monday, Aug 28, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Reef E, Level 2

The Top 10 Things to Know About vSAN [STO1264BU]
Duncan Epping, Chief Technologist, VMware
Cormac Hogan, Director – Chief Technologist, VMware
Monday, Aug 28, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom H, Level 2

VMware vSAN: From 2 Nodes to 64 Nodes, Architecting and Operating vSAN Like a VCDX for Scalability and Simplicity [STO2114BU]
Greg Mulholland, Principal Systems Engineer, VMware
Jeff Wong, Customer Success Architect, VMware
Monday, Aug 28, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Surf E, Level 2

Tuesday
Extreme Performance Series: Performance Best Practices [SER2724BU]
Reza Taheri, Principal Engineer, VMware
Mark Achtemichuk, Staff Engineer, Performance, VMware
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Oceanside D, Level 2

Wednesday
vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive: Part 2 [SER1872BU]
Frank Denneman, Senior Staff Architect, VMware
Niels Hagoort, Owner, HIC (Hagoort ICT Consultancy)
Wednesday, Aug 30, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Breakers E, Level 2

Extreme Performance Series: Benchmarking 101 [SER2723BUR]
Joshua Schnee, Senior Staff Engineer @ VMware Performance, VMware
Mark Achtemichuk, Staff Engineer, Performance, VMware
Wednesday, Aug 30, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Lagoon L, Level 2

vSAN Networking and Design Best Practices [STO3276GU]
John Nicholson, Senior Technical Marketing Manager, VMware
Wednesday, Aug 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Reef C, Level 2

vSAN Hardware Deep Dive Panel [STO1540PU]
Ed Goggin, Staff Engineer 2, VMware
David Edwards, Principal Engineer, Director Solutions, Resurgent Technology
Ken Werneburg, Group Manager Technical Marketing, VMware
Jeffrey Taylor, Technical Director, VMware
Ron Scott-Adams, Hyper-Converged Systems Engineer, VMware
Wednesday, Aug 30, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom D, Level 2

A Closer Look at vSAN Networking Design and Configuration Considerations [STO1193BU]
Cormac Hogan, Director – Chief Technologist, VMware
Andreas Scherr, Senior Solution Architect, VMware
Wednesday, Aug 30, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom G, Level 2

Thursday
Virtual Volumes Technical Deep Dive [STO2446BU]
Patrick Dirks, Sr. Manager, VMware
Pete Flecha, Sr Technical Marketing Architect, VMware
Thursday, Aug 31, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Oceanside B, Level 2

Book Signing
We will be doing two book signing sessions as well.
At the Rubrik booth #412 on Monday, Aug 28, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
At the VMworld Book store on Tuesday, Aug 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Or just feel free to approach us when you see us walking by.