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