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. You Can Save Money on Your Insurance, OK Your DR
  2. I Want Network Integration, I’m Not Getting It
  3. Hardware Offloads, Not Everything Is X86
  4. Cloud Field Day 7 – Who Will Be Presenting?
  5. Cohesity at Tech Field Day in 2019
  6. Vendor Briefing: Scale Computing Edge Solution
  7. Pure Accelerates With Direct Memory Module
  8. GIT Pure Flash Array//C Returns to the Beginning
  9. Pure Cloud Block Store Available on AWS
  10. All-In Public Cloud for Backup
  11. Computer, Prepare My Report
  12. Tech Field Day 19, Next Week
  13. Guarantees Are Good for Business and Engineering
  14. Monitoring Data Translation As a Service – Blue Medora
  15. HCI Isn’t the Only Simplified Management
  16. SolarWinds, Not Just On-premises, There Is SaaS Too
  17. IT Security Is a People Problem
  18. The True Meaning of HyperConverged
  19. Tech Field Day Culture and Values
  20. Vendor Briefing: Comtrade backup for Nutanix, HYCU
  21. Chat with @RebeccaFitzhugh at #TFD13
  22. An Interview with Josh @EuroBrew at #TFD13
  23. On-Premises Serverless
  24. From the Beginning, Getting Started with SolarWinds
  25. IoT Puts On-Premises Back on the Agenda
  26. Who Is Going to Tech Field Day 13? These People, plus Me.
  27. Future Storage, Flash, and Cloud?
  28. Vendor Briefing: SolarWinds
  29. A Warning in Time – PRTG
  30. Vendor Briefing – Atlantis Computing
  31. Vendor Briefing – Scality
  32. Vendor Briefing – NooBaa at TFDx VMworld
  33. Vendor Briefing – Robin Systems
  34. Do You Remember? Persistent Memory
  35. Leverage Your Data Copies
  36. Do You Know What Joe Did Last Summer?
  37. Tech Field Day Standard Disclaimer
  38. TFD11 Introduction Comtrade
  39. TFD11 Introduction Netwrix
  40. TFD11 Introduction Zerto
  41. TFD11 Introduction Plexistor
  42. TFD11 Introduction CloudPhysics
  43. TFD11 Introduction Actifio
  44. TFD11 Introduction Plexxi
  45. Clone a VM without any IO. Curiouser and curiouser!
  46. A brand new Violin Memory
  47. Kill it with fire, it is a disaster.
  48. Hyperconverge Your Network Too?
  49. If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It!
  50. Hyperconverged like you just don’t care
  51. Not quite hyperconverged Backup
  52. Out of Band. When all else fails, no midnight drive
  53. Why document your environment?
  54. DR to the cloud with Zerto
  55. VMworld USA 2014
  56. CloudPhysics, vSphere management by Big Data – An interesting name for an interesting company!
  57. Pure: All Flash for Everyone
  58. Tech Field Day is a community event for the community
  59. AutoLab 1.5 released, vSphere 5.5 and vSAN
  60. Validate your Cloud with Spirent
  61. Virtualization Field Day – Day 0
  62. Getting ready of VFD3
  63. Dell community and VRTX
  64. Infinio use case
  65. Disaster Recovery Compliance
  66. Infinio, cache in your ESXi server for your NFS datastores
  67. Tech Field Day 9 in Austin Texas
  68. Alastair is going to Tech Field Day 9