Today marked the commencement of VMware Explore 2023, ensuring a wealth of upcoming events and activities. While there's much more to come, here are a few notable highlights from the day:
The keynote address by SpringOne: Accelerating Innovation with Spring
SpringOne engaged in an exciting celebration marking the two-decade journey of Spring's existence. Spring, a steadfast companion throughout this odyssey, has stood unwavering. Reflecting from its humble beginnings to its transformative evolution with Spring Boot, the event looked back on how Spring has fundamentally reshaped their software development approach.
Delving further, they plunged into Spring's contemporary capabilities that empower the VMware developer community to swiftly transition from code creation to production deployment. This is facilitated by its robust support for modern application architectures, designed to seamlessly operate across diverse cloud environments.
Additionally, they revealed the upcoming generation of JVM technologies, including virtual threads, coordinated restore at checkpoint (CRaC), and more. Anticipating the forthcoming decade, Spring is poised for a stream of cutting-edge innovations that will elevate their development experience to unprecedented levels. And as we navigate this evolution, Spring will stand as your steadfast companion, assisting you every step of the way.
There were a lot of breakout sessions which covered a range of subjects including cloud security, data analytics, application modernization and much more. These informative sessions granted participants the chance to familiarize themselves with the newest VMware technologies and explore their potential applications in addressing their business hurdles.
Apart from the technical sessions, a variety of networking occasions were organized, offering attendees the chance to connect with VMware executives and partners. These gatherings presented valuable opportunities for participants to delve into the latest trends within the IT industry and discover how VMware's expertise can contribute to their success.
The HUB & Hands-On Labs
Today marks the inauguration of The HUB, featuring numerous fantastic central spaces designed for attendees to unwind, rejuvenate, connect, and gain knowledge. Serving as an engaging and comprehensive destination for everything VMware-related, this interactive hub offers an array of activities and events unfolding throughout each day. You can catch a glimpse of the Hall Crawl in the video above.
At VMware Explore, a significant number of participants eagerly joined the hands-on labs, which commenced with a sequence of interactive sessions. These labs offer attendees the chance to actively engage with VMware products and solutions, gaining practical experience. Dedicated within The Hub, these labs are conducted under the guidance of VMware specialists.
As the event remains in progress, I'll keep you informed with further details about the noteworthy moments as they unfold.