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