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