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On December, 4th 2017, I’ve been invited at the VMUG CZ Meeting and it was a nice opportunity to meet some friends (and know new friends).

It was also the opportunity to bring my experience with stretched clusters, mainly in VMware environment, in a presentation that I’ve titled “The dark side of stretched cluster“, in order to pointing not only at the pro of this configuration, but also at the possible cons.

The whole presentation is avalable on SlideShare at this link, or can be read also online in this page:

There is also a blog post with more information and more detail about those aspects.

The rest of the agend of the day was anyway very interesting with several great presentations:

8:00 8:50 Registration / Welcome tea/coffee
8:50 9:00 VMUGCZ Leader’s – Welcome…
9:00 9:45 Duncan Epping – “(r)Evolution of vSAN” – Keynote speaker
9:50 10:35 Andrey Zhelezko – Veeam and VMware Best Practices 2017 edition
10:35 10:55 Coffee break
10:55 11:40 Mark Brookfield – Moving Code from Dev to Prod using vRealize Automation and Code Stream
11:45 12:30 G2 server CZ – Michal Hampl (Chief Technology Officer), Martin Javorský (Infrastructure Director),
Vojtěch Morávek (Chief Product Officer) – Jak děláme cloud v G2
12:30 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 14:15 David Pasek – CLI for VMware Distributed Switch (Community project)
14:20 15:05 HPE – presentation
15:10 15:55 Andrea Mauro – The dark side of stretched cluster
15:55 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 17:00 Runecast – presentation
17:05 17:50 Vladan Laxa – vSphere Automation

You can also see a small phogallery from Karel Novak on his blog post.