VMworld

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VMworld is an global conference for virtualization and cloud computing, hosted by VMware.[1] It is the largest virtualization-specific event.[2] It has been held in San Diego, California in 2004; Las Vegas, Nevada in 2005, 2008, and 2011; Los Angeles, California in 2006; and San Francisco, California in 2007, 2009, 2010,2012,2013. The next VMworld will be held in San Francisco, California on August 24 to August 28, 2014.

There is also an annual VMworld conference held in Europe, usually in October following the US conference.

The conference normally lasts between 3 and 5 days, and consists of breakout sessions, panels, exhibit hall, and hands-on labs. The first conference was held in the Fall of 2004, and attracted more than 1600 attendees and over the years has attracted over 20,000 attendees annually.[3]

Events[edit]

2013

  • USA
San Francisco, August 25–29
Band - Train & Imagine Dragons
  • Europe
Barcelona, October 15–17

2012

  • USA
Moscone Center, San Francisco, August 26–30
Band - Jon Bon Jovi & the Kings of Suburbia
  • Europe
Fira Barcelona Gran, Barcelona, October 9–11

2011

  • USA
Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, August 29 - September 1
Band - The Killers
  • Europe
Copenhagen, October 18–20

2010

  • USA
Moscone Center, San Francisco, August 30 - September 2
Band - INXS
  • Europe
Copenhagen, October 11–13
Band - Bjorn Again

2009

  • USA
Moscone Center, San Francisco, August 31 - September 3
Band - Foreigner
  • Europe
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, February 24–26

2008

  • USA
Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas
Band - Tainted Love (Cover Band @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway)
  • Europe
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, February 26–28

2007

  • USA
Moscone Center, San Francisco, August 31 - September 3
Band - Smash Mouth

2006

  • USA

Los Angeles Convention Centre, Los Angeles, November 7 - November 9

2005

  • USA

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, August 31 - September 3

2004

  • USA

San Diego, CA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, David; Beaver, Stepen S.; McCarty, Jason W. (2008). VMware ESX essentials in the virtual data center. CRC Press. p. 204. ISBN 1-4200-7027-4. 
  2. ^ Golden, Bernard (2007). Virtualization for Dummies. For Dummies. p. 339. ISBN 0-470-14831-4. 
  3. ^ Righi, Carol; James, Janice (2007). User-centered design stories: real-world UCD case files. Morgan Kaufmann. p. 254. ISBN 0-12-370608-4. 

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