Alastair Cooke

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I am self-employed consultant and writer based in New Zealand. Much of my work is communicating about how IT infrastructure works and what it means for IT professionals. Outside of work I’m datacenter and VMware focussed, having created the AutoLab which is a free tool to simplify the creation of a vSphere test or training lab.

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  1. All-In Public Cloud for Backup
  2. Computer, Prepare My Report
  3. Tech Field Day 19, Next Week
  4. Guarantees Are Good for Business and Engineering
  5. Monitoring Data Translation As a Service – Blue Medora
  6. HCI Isn’t the Only Simplified Management
  7. SolarWinds, Not Just On-premises, There Is SaaS Too
  8. IT Security Is a People Problem
  9. The True Meaning of HyperConverged
  10. Tech Field Day Culture and Values
  11. Vendor Briefing: Comtrade backup for Nutanix, HYCU
  12. Chat with @RebeccaFitzhugh at #TFD13
  13. An Interview with Josh @EuroBrew at #TFD13
  14. On-Premises Serverless
  15. From the Beginning, Getting Started with SolarWinds
  16. IoT Puts On-Premises Back on the Agenda
  17. Who Is Going to Tech Field Day 13? These People, plus Me.
  18. Future Storage, Flash, and Cloud?
  19. Vendor Briefing: SolarWinds
  20. A Warning in Time – PRTG
  21. Vendor Briefing – Atlantis Computing
  22. Vendor Briefing – Scality
  23. Vendor Briefing – NooBaa at TFDx VMworld
  24. Vendor Briefing – Robin Systems
  25. Do You Remember? Persistent Memory
  26. Leverage Your Data Copies
  27. Do You Know What Joe Did Last Summer?
  28. Tech Field Day Standard Disclaimer
  29. TFD11 Introduction Comtrade
  30. TFD11 Introduction Netwrix
  31. TFD11 Introduction Zerto
  32. TFD11 Introduction Plexistor
  33. TFD11 Introduction CloudPhysics
  34. TFD11 Introduction Actifio
  35. TFD11 Introduction Plexxi
  36. Clone a VM without any IO. Curiouser and curiouser!
  37. A brand new Violin Memory
  38. Kill it with fire, it is a disaster.
  39. Hyperconverge Your Network Too?
  40. If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It!
  41. Hyperconverged like you just don’t care
  42. Not quite hyperconverged Backup
  43. Out of Band. When all else fails, no midnight drive
  44. Why document your environment?
  45. DR to the cloud with Zerto
  46. VMworld USA 2014
  47. CloudPhysics, vSphere management by Big Data – An interesting name for an interesting company!
  48. Pure: All Flash for Everyone
  49. Tech Field Day is a community event for the community
  50. AutoLab 1.5 released, vSphere 5.5 and vSAN
  51. Validate your Cloud with Spirent
  52. Virtualization Field Day – Day 0
  53. Getting ready of VFD3
  54. Dell community and VRTX
  55. Infinio use case
  56. Disaster Recovery Compliance
  57. Infinio, cache in your ESXi server for your NFS datastores
  58. Tech Field Day 9 in Austin Texas
  59. Alastair is going to Tech Field Day 9