Here’s a quick guide for VMware Explore Barcelona 2023 Sessions for those interested in VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS).

If you read below, you can tell that I will be all over the place – but feel free to stop in any of my sessions and say hello!

– Monday, Nov 6th –

0 to Hero: Deploy Private AI with Tanzu Application Service and VMware Data [MAPT1363BCN] 

01:00 pm – 02:30 pm CET Hall 8.0, Room 23

Kick-off explore with a Preview of Tanzu Applicatication Service and Generative AI! This tutorial session will dive deep into how to implement and utilize generative AI tech within the TAS ecosystem, as well as introduce some core concepts of the Tanzu Application Service for those who may need a refresher. We will go from cf push to consuming and deploying large-language models with BOSH.  

Ask Me Anything: VMware Tanzu Application Service [MAPM1357BCN] (Session 1) 

04:00 pm – 04:30 pm CET Hall 8.0, Meet the Experts, Table 5 

This is my first Ask Me Anything session on Tanzu Application Service! Bring your TAS questions and meet with other TAS customers here! I will have some awesome “I ❤️ TAS” stickers to hand out!

Party with us at the TAS User Group!!  

05:00 pm – 08:00 pm Renaissance Downtown Hotel

After you attended the TAS AMA session – swing on over to the TAS User group to mingle with other TAS customers and the TAS product team!  It will be hosted on the rooftop terrace of the Renaissance Downtown Hotel for great conversations, food, drinks, and a fantastic view of downtown Barcelona! 😎

Come cheer on the TAS team at the Hackathon! 

05:00 pm – 11:00 pm Cahoot Coworking Barcelona

The TAS team will return to the Hackathon after winning at Las Vegas. Head over directly from the TAS User group for more fun food and drinks! We will expand on our efforts with TAS and Generative AI tech! We have some new prototypes that we are excited to unveil at the Hackathon!

Here’s a sneak peek of just one aspect that will be involved in the TAS team’s project:

– Tuesday, Nov 7th –

A Decade of Platform Engineering with VMware Tanzu [MAPB1358BCN]

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM CET Hall 8.0, Room 16

After attending the mainstage keynote – be sure not to miss this panel session. We will dive into real-world problems and solutions faced by the Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes communities. These industry experts from the VMware Tanzu Vanguard community will share their stories about how they have led app modernization over the past decade in their organizations!

Solution Keynote: Accelerate Application Delivery for Continuous Innovation [MAPK2159BCN]

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM CET Hall 4.0

If you didn’t attend the panel session above, check out the solution keynote for VMware Tanzu! You will hear from VMware leadership about new exciting announcements around the VMware Tanzu ecosystem and Tanzu Application Service. 

Ask Me Anything: VMware Tanzu Application Service [MAPM1357BCN] (Session 2) 

01:00 pm – 01:30 pm CET Hall 8.0, Meet the Experts, Table 5 

This is my second Ask Me Anything session on Tanzu Application Service! Bring your TAS questions and meet with other TAS customers here! I will have some awesome “I ❤️ TAS” stickers to hand out!

What’s New with Tanzu Application Service [CODE2648BCN]

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM CET Hall 6.0, VMware {code} Theater

Join me at the VMware {code} theater for a breakdown of the latest release on Tanzu Application Service! I will do live demos on new 5.0 features and highlight our new flagship features that will delight developers and platform engineers using the platform! 

– Wednesday, Nov 8th –

The Future of VMware Tanzu and Platform Engineering – A Customer Perspective [MAPB1768BCN]

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM CET Hall 8.0, Room 17

Join this session to hear from Thomas Mueller from Mercedes-Benz, Michael Cote, and Darran Rice from VMware as they talk about platforms such as VMware Tanzu Application Service and how platform engineering works at Mercedes-Benz.

Platform Engineering in the Wild with VMware Tanzu Application Service [MAPB1362BCN]

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM CET Hall 8.0, Room 24

Swing on by this session after you attend the talk with Thomas, and hear directly from Liz Morris and me to get some updates on Tanzu Application Service and a sneak peek at the roadmap. We will then turn the session over to Jürgen Sußner from Datev as he shares his platform engineering journey at Datev!

– Thursday, Nov 9th –

You Don’t Need Kubernetes to Be Cloud Native [CODE2375BCN]

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM CET Hall 6.0, VMware {code} Theater

Want an introduction to this thing called Tanzu Application Service? Join this session to see how “cloud native” development really started back in 2011!  No Kubernetes was harmed in the making of this session. 😎

How VMware IT Transitioned from Monolith to Microservices [VMWB2276BCN]

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM CET Hall 8.0, Room 27 

If not in my session above – check out this breakout session from VMware IT, as they share their experiences running Tanzu Application Service at scale for VMware. This is a great VMware on VMware story! 

DevOps for Start-ups – From a Simple App to Enterprise Applications [VMTN1723BCN]

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM CET Hall 6.0, VMTN Theater, VMware Communities

Jürgen Sußner from Datev is back and will share real-life stories about his app modernization journey. Check out this session to see how Jürgen helped transform his company’s business and take away some tips and tricks on how to start the app modernization process! 

And that’s a wrap – I hope to see you all Explore this year!

Click here for a quick link for all TAS sessions at Explore Barceononla!

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