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