Next week, thousands of IT and DevOps pros will descend on Orlando for Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference. In addition to announcements and news from Microsoft, it’ll be a great opportunity to network and learn.

If you’re headed to Ignite and are looking to learn more about hybrid and multi-cloud deployments, we’ve got you covered here with five sessions you’re probably going to want to check out

Conquering hybrid cloud chargeback

Nov. 4, 5:45 to 6:05 p.m., The Hub: Partner Solution Zone – Theater 2, Brianna Fischer – Veritas Technologies LLC

“In this session we quickly demonstrate how you can plug your entire infrastructure into a single, understandable, dashboard; built entirely for you. Attain total godlike knowledge of your hybrid IT infrastructure including resource consumption, hardware alerts, and chargeback from a view that is customizable for every role in the org.”

Five hybrid cloud backup and disaster recovery mistakes to avoid

Nov. 5, 10:15 to 11 a.m., OCCC W300, Douglas Ko – Cohesity

“Protecting and backing up your data across a hybrid cloud environment is not an easy task. Learn about the top pitfalls and mistakes to avoid if you are backing up your on-premises Windows and Hyper-V environments to Azure or protecting your Azure VMs or cloud-native workloads.”

The top three questions customers ask about hybrid cloud adoption (Extended Session) 

Nov. 5, 11:30 to 11:50 a.m., The Hub: Partner Solution Zone – Theater 7, Anthony Delli Colli – HPE

“Workloads, economics, and people! You’ve accepted the advantages of cloud but determining workload placement is one of the biggest challenges. Get it wrong, it’s expensive. HPE’s Right Mix Advisor expertise, tooling ecosystem and methodologies help you discover and assess your entire application portfolio that takes various viewpoints and operational criteria to determine application placement strategy.”

Hybrid multi-cloud Infrastructure as Code using Terraform 

Nov. 6, 2 to 2:45 p.m., OCCC W230, Josue Vidal – GFT Group

“We deep dive into how to use Terraform across different clouds. This session describes how to build out Terraform infrastructure solutions using integrations with Visual Studio Code, CloudShell, Kubernetes, Kitchen, and Terraform Registry.”

API management for microservices in a hybrid and multi-cloud world

Nov. 8, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., OCCC W311 A-D, Tom Kerkhove – Codit

“Microservices are on the cusp of becoming the dominant style of software architecture in the enterprise. The benefits that are realized—increased developer velocity, improved organizational agility, and reduced time-to-market of new services—are a powerful catalyst that is driving this transformation. As practitioners, how do we successfully fit microservices into the models and processes we already have in place?”


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