Tag Archives: PowerShell

PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher Presenting “PowerShell Gotchas!” at the MSPSUG Virtual Meeting on January 14th at 8:30pm CST

PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher will be presenting a session on "PowerShell Gotchas!" at the January 2014 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting on Tuesday, January 14th at 8:30pm Central Time. PowerShell is the de facto standard for automation and administration on Windows systems.  The central design mantra in PowerShell is Think-Type-Get.  That is: Think what you want, Type it, and Get the results.  Unfortunately this mantra tends to break down - PowerShell combines concepts from other Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials from the December 2013 MSPSUG Meeting

Trevor Sullivan who is a Microsoft Solution Architect presented a session on PowerShell Remoting at our December 2013 user group meeting. This is an excellent presentation that is both informative and very professional. A PDF version of the slide deck along with the sample scripts that were demonstrated during the presentation can be downloaded from here. Trevor is a contributing author of a chapter in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: Be sure to join us next month (January of 2014) Read more [...]

Trevor Sullivan Speaking on “PowerShell Remoting” for the MSPSUG Virtual Meeting on December 10th at 8:30pm CST

Trevor Sullivan will be speaking on "PowerShell Remoting" at the December Mississippi PowerShell User Group Virtual (Online) Meeting on Tuesday, December 10th at 8:30pm Central Time. Register via EventBrite to receive the URL for this meeting. Trevor is a Microsoft Solution Architect with over nine years of Microsoft engineering experience, specializing in process automation, large-scale Windows administration, and systems management infrastructure planning. Most of his experience is in Read more [...]

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 [...]