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How to Ensure Performance and Stability in Your Virtualized Environment

At Cloud Expo, CiRBA’s Andy Walton to discuss how operations teams need to look beyond monitoring tools and performance alerts

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The sharing of resources and capacity within virtualized infrastructure is the single biggest cause of operational and performance issues, and even inefficiencies in these environments. Traditionally IT operations teams have seen this challenge as a "capacity management problem," something that is left to another group to sort out with the right hardware spend.

But in today's production environments, these capacity-related challenges and their solutions go well beyond available hardware and are very much integral to the roles and responsibilities of operations teams including virtualization administrators.

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Andy Walton, Director at CiRBA, will discuss how operations teams need to look beyond monitoring tools and performance alerts in order to effectively manage virtualized infrastructure. Ops teams that seek a deeper understanding of application demand, the pipeline of new workload requests and available compute, storage and network capacity can ensure more reliable performance and greater stability in the environments they manage.

In this session attendees will learn:

  1. How to resolve the top three performance problems that can't be solved with performance management tooling
  2. How to increase VM density and avoid resource conflict issues with better VM placements
  3. How to confidently route VMs to the optimal host environment, enabling balanced, compliant and fit for purpose infrastructure

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Speaker Bio:
Andy Walton is Director at CiRBA. He has over 21 years of experience in the computing industry. His role at CiRBA focuses on articulating the benefits and integration considerations of Analytics software in large, complex, cross platform enterprise environments.

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