Business demand for new applications and new functionality is growing rapidly, driving the adoption of modern application frameworks and architectures developed for the cloud. Yet, the great majority of applications continue to be built using existing methodologies and processes. IT must find a way to exploit the promise of cloud computing for existing types of applications while beginning the transition to the next generation of architectures and frameworks.
Join us to learn how VMware is simplifying, automating and standardizing the process of building, deploying and managing applications on hybrid cloud environments. We’ll demonstrate how to make your applications cloud ready while gaining application framework and architecture freedom of choice. You’ll learn how our “Active Application Management” approach can accelerate time to value by abstracting application management from that of the supporting infrastructure while horizontally integrating management across deployment, monitoring and change.
In this workshop we will cover how to:
• Build language-agnostic “application blueprints” (visual deployment topologies)
• Create complex application topologies faster, easier and without errors.
• Leverage current investments and best practices for installing and configuring middleware components
• Focus on the business view of application performance—rather than infrastructure utilization
• Simplify the identification and remediation of performance problems down to the code level
• Deliver comprehensive, closed-loop application performance monitoring/remediation
This tutorial is sponsored by VMware
Shahar Erez, Director, Application Management Products
Shahar Erez joined VMware in 2010 and is responsible for setting the product and go-to-market strategies for VMware’s Application Management products, bringing more than 12 years of product development experience. During Erez’s time at VMware he has successfully launched the company’s suite of application management products, including VMware vFabric Application Performance Manager and Application Director, VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator and VMware Studio. Prior to coming to VMware, Erez served as the director of products for BTO Analytics at HP. During his two years at HP, he led and incubated the design and release of HP Service Health Analyzer, a new solution based on advanced analytics to automate the analysis of complex IT performance issues and reduce MTTR. He also led the design and development of the BTO Analytics Suite, also known as CIO Dashboard or the IT Performance Suite. He spent four years managing product launches at Mercury Interactive before the company was acquired by HP in 2006. Erez earned his MBA from Technion (the Israel Institute of Technology) and his bachelor of science degree in computer science from the Interdisciplinary Center in Hertzeliya, Israel.
Komal Mangtani is Engineering Director at VMware leading its Application Lifecycle Management strategy. She has been with VMware for 5 years. While at VMware, she conceptualized and led development for vFabric Application Director and VMware Studio products. Prior to VMware, she has held technical and management positions at Oracle and BEA Weblogic Systems working on industry standard Weblogic Platform and Oracle Database Server group.
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