Zahoor Alam

Specialist Systems Engineer, VMware

Zahoor Alam

Specialist Systems Engineer, VMware


Zahoor Alam is a Specialist Systems Engineer in VMware covering Cloud Management and Automation portfolio for the MENA region. In this role, he works across the region with customers in various industries guiding them on their cloud strategy and defining relevant use cases and architectures. Zahoor has over 18 years of experience in consulting and engineering roles with companies such as VERITAS, EMC, HP, Symantec, VMware working on enterprise data center transformation projects.

About the Talk

Quickstart DevOps Culture with VMware


Today every successful business is a software business. Therefore, brining latest software innovations and services to your customers faster guarantees success. To adopt a DevOps culture in your organization requires systems and tooling for continuous delivery of software and fully automated release pipelines. But the biggest shift that needs to take place is a cultural one; by removing the silos between Development and IT Operations teams and allowing for free and open communication.

About the Tutorial

Deploying Containers and Microservices-based Cloud Native Apps using Pivotal Container Service

Goals and objectives

The session will focus on containerized applications running on Kubernetes platform. VMware distribution of Kubernetes is called Pivotal Container Service (PKS). The session will start with an overview of the container and Cloud Native Apps market landscape, opportunities, challenges and then go deeper into the architecture of a modern app hosted in a Kubernetes platform.  During the session we will look at Day 1, Day 2 and lifecycle management of the applications and the Kubernetes platform and clusters.


Complete the Hands-on-Lab 1931 – VMware Pivotal Container Service and Kubernetes

All session by Zahoor Alam