Ask the Expert Webinar Series

Introduction to Making VMware Perform With SAS®

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

Join this webinar, where we will teach the basic operations, benefits and difficulties in employing SAS applications on VMware.

You will learn about configuration and tuning guidelines to address potential issues with thin provisioning, NUMA reach, stability and performance.

You will learn:

  • Basic operations of VMware, and its hypervisor and cluster management.
  • Pros and cons of running a thick application like SAS in a virtual environment.
  • Performance challenges of hypervisor-controlled and highly shared systems.
  • Infrastructure advice for configuring SAS on VMware.
  • Performance tuning advice for SAS on VMware.

This webinar is the first in a two part series. To register and watch part two click here.

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About the Expert

Speaker 1

Tony Brown
Distinguished Software Performance Engineer, SAS

Tony is an engineer in the SAS Platform R&D Performance Lab, where he conducts software performance testing on a broad variety of hardware virtualization, servers, storage types and networks. He jointly tests and works with operating systems, file systems, hardware and third-party vendors to ensure SAS performance on their platforms and software. Tony globally supports SAS system customers with performance on reporting and analysis, statistical modeling, vertical solutions, SAS Grid, and systems using Cloud Analytics Service and SAS® Viya®. He provides SAS performance architecture advice for on-premises and cloud-based solutions.