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