Category Archives: Meetings

MSPSUG November 2017 Virtual Meeting: Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow!

For the November 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Jaap Brasser will be presenting Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow! on Tuesday, November 14th at 8:30pm central time. Today we will look at something different, Chat Automation often also referred to as ChatOps. What is this and why should we care about it? In this session I will take you through the basics, discuss why this is worth our time and how it can help you get more out of your investment Read more [...]

MSPSUG October 2017 Virtual Meeting: Getting Started with Azure Functions

For the October 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Kirk Munro will be presenting Getting started with Azure Functions on Tuesday, October 10th at 8:30pm central time. Have you started looking at Azure Functions yet? Does the term "serverless computing" seem like nothing more than an oxymoron to you? Did you know that the Azure Function Apps team added experimental support for Azure Functions written in PowerShell before the product even went GA a year ago? Or Read more [...]

MSPSUG September 2017 Virtual Meeting: PSGraph, A hierarchical graph module

For the September 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting,  Kevin Marquette will be presenting “PSGraph, A hierarchical graph module” on Tuesday, September 12th at 8:30pm central time. There are just some patterns that are hard to see in tables of data that can jump out to you when it is visualized. I built a module to make it easy to build hierarchal graphs and show relationships in your data. Kevin Marquette is a Sr. DevOps Engineer for LoanDepot in Orange County, CA. Read more [...]

MSPSUG August 2017 Virtual Meeting: Introduction to Managing Windows DNS Servers with PowerShell

For the August 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, David Lamb will be presenting “Introduction to Managing Windows DNS Servers with PowerShell” on Tuesday, August 8th at 8:30pm central time. This presentation is geared towards the beginner to intermediate crowd and an outline of the topics to be covered are listed below. Introduction Managing DNS Records Zones Servers DNS Delegation Implementing DNSSEC (Time permitting) David Lamb is a Systems Read more [...]

MSPSUG July 2017 Virtual Meeting: TDD with Chef, DSC, and Pester on Windows

For the July 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Robb Schiefer will be presenting “TDD with Chef, DSC, and Pester on Windows” on Tuesday, July 11th at 8:30pm central time. Configuration management is currently all the rage in the DevOps space right now but few are investing in the quality of their configuration code like they do with application code. Yet, all the same benefits apply resulting in a faster feedback loop and ultimately cost/time savings. In this session we Read more [...]

MSPSUG June 2017 Virtual Meeting – Working with Plaster

For the June 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, David Christian will be presenting “Working with Plaster” on Tuesday, June 13th at 8:30pm central time. This session will cover Plaster, a PowerShell scaffolding module. During this talk, we will cover the basic usage of Plaster, examine the structure of a Plaster manifest and create a custom Plaster template for a module and Function. David is an IT professional with over a decade of experience. He has a passion for automation Read more [...]

MSPSUG May 2017 Virtual Meeting – Linux OS Fundamentals for the PowerShell Expert

For the May 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Anthony Nocentino will be presenting “Linux OS Fundamentals for the PowerShell Expert” on Tuesday, May 9th at 8:30pm central time. PowerShell is now available on Linux and your management wants you to leverage this shift in technology to more effectively manage your systems, but you’re a Windows Admin! Don’t fear! It’s just an operating system! It has all the same components Windows has and in this session Read more [...]

Call for Mississippi (Virtual) #PowerShell User Group Speakers 2017

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group is currently in the process of having a call for speakers for the remainder of 2017. Have a PowerShell related topic that you would be interested in presenting for our user group virtually via Skype for Business? See our about page for our email address and send us a title, abstract, and bio along with what month you would like to present. Updates will be posted to this page once accepted. Here’s our speaker lineup so far for the remainder of 2017: May Read more [...]