Video From the November 2013 MSPSUG Meeting

Microsoft Premier Field Engineer Matthew Reynolds presented a presentation this month at our November 2013 user group meeting on writing PowerShell Scripts that Scale. This is really an awesome presentation. He starts out by talking (audio only) for about 5 and a half minutes out of the hour long presentation to kind of give you an introduction. I really like the way Matthew not only tells you that designing your script a certain way in specific scenarios will perform better or worse but also Read more [...]

Microsoft PFE Matthew Reynolds Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, November 12th at 8:30pm CST

Matthew Reynolds who is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer will be speaking at the official November meeting for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, November 12th at 8:30pm Central Time. He will be presenting on: "Write scripts that scale. Using a few simple patterns you can ensure that your scripts survive at enterprise, cloud, and big data scales." Matthew works for Microsoft. His mission is to help enterprises deliver fast, fluid, instant-on Windows experiences to their users Read more [...]

Presentation Materials From the October MSPSUG Meeting

PowerShell MVP Adam Driscoll presented a session on Win32 Interop in PowerShell at the official October Meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group last Tuesday night. The presentation materials from that meeting are available here. We did record the meeting but experienced technical difficulties where the recording had a portion of the audio but no video so unfortunately we're unable to provide a video from this particular presentation. We would like to thank Adam for taking the time to Read more [...]

PowerShell MVP Adam Driscoll Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, October 8th at 8:30pm CDT

PowerShell MVP Adam Driscoll will be speaking for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, October 8th at 8:30pm Central Time. Adam will be presenting on "Win32 Interop in PowerShell". Here's a brief description of Adam's presentation: Being built on the .NET runtime, PowerShell has access to almost everything you will need to work with the Microsoft operating system and the components that run within it. Occasionally, cmdlets nor .NET can provide the desired functionality. This is Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials From the September MSPSUG Meeting

Boe Prox who is an Honorary Scripting Guy presented a session on administering WSUS with PowerShell at the official September meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group last Tuesday night. The video from that presentation is now available: The presentation materials from the meeting are also available on Boe's "Learn PowerShell | Archive More" blog. If you're interested in learning more about this topic, Boe wrote a chapter on it in the PowerShell Deep Dives book in addition to a chapter Read more [...]

Honorary Scripting Guy Boe Prox Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, September 10th at 8:30pm CDT

Honorary Scripting Guy Boe Prox will be speaking for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, September 10th at 8:30pm Central Time. The topic for this month: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is an extremely useful enterprise patching solution from Microsoft that allows you to keep your systems up to date with various types of patches. Boe is going to show us how to hook into the API and generate your own reports, view the configuration of the server and the application and Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials from the August 2013 MSPSUG Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Jeff Wouters

Two weeks ago, during the official August 2013 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting, PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters presented a session on "Filter to the Left". You can download the presentation materials here and the video is now available: If you're interested in learning more about this topic, Jeff wrote an entire chapter on "Avoiding the Pipeline" in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: As Jeff said during the meeting, the cover of the PowerShell Deep Dives book is a perfect representation Read more [...]

PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, August 13th at 8:30pm CDT

PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters will be speaking at the official August meeting for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, August 13th at 8:30pm Central Time. Here's a brief description of Jeff's presentation: PowerShell 101 includes ‘filter to the left’. Many people forget to do this, don’t understand why you would want to or just don’t care. In this session I’ll show you why filtering to the left is desired. I’ll also cover a few tricks which allow you to avoid the pipeline Read more [...]