All posts by Mike F Robbins

MCITP | PowerShell Enthusiast | IT Pro | Senior Systems Engineer on Windows Server, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Active Directory, and EqualLogic Storage Area Networks with over eighteen years of professional experience providing enterprise computing solutions for educational, financial, healthcare, and manufacturing customers.

MSPSUG December Virtual Meeting – Whip Your Scripts into Shape: Optimizing PowerShell for Speed (Redux)

For our December 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Josh King will be presenting “Whip Your Scripts into Shape: Optimizing PowerShell for Speed (Redux)” on Tuesday, December 11th at 8:30pm central time. When every second counts, you can’t sit around waiting for your script to finish. With a handful of techniques tucked away in your tool belt your PowerShell code will be running faster than ever. Buckle up for a demo heavy presentation that can’t drop below 50 mph. Josh Read more [...]

Video: GUIs in PowerShell

Earlier this week, Mike Shepard presented a session on “GUIs in PowerShell” for our November 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/Rh0FNrQ0-kc More information about Mike and his presentation can be found in the original posting announcing his session. The Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meetings are held online (via Skype for Business) on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30pm Central Time and are Read more [...]

MSPSUG November Virtual Meeting: GUIs in PowerShell

For our November 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Mike Shepard will be presenting “GUIs in PowerShell” on Tuesday, November 13th at 8:30pm central time. This presentation will include an overview of the various methods for displaying graphical user interfaces (GUIs) in Powershell including the WPFBot3000 library, which allows you to write XAML-free WPF apps easily in PowerShell. Mike is a Solutions Architect at Jack Henry & Associates. He's worked as a DBA, Developer, Read more [...]

Video: Concurrent Programming in PowerShell with the Producer-Consumer Pattern

Last week, Mark Kraus presented a session on “Concurrent Programming in PowerShell with the Producer-Consumer Pattern” for our September 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/iDhVi9UqB8c More information about Mark and his presentation can be found in the original posting announcing his session. The Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meetings are held online (via Skype for Business) on the second Tuesday Read more [...]

Video: Creating Dynamic Commands with the DatabaseReporter PowerShell Module

Last month, Rohn Edwards presented a session on “Creating Dynamic Commands with the DatabaseReporter Module” for our August 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/RBzgQ5pVLms More information about Rohn and his presentation can be found in the original posting announcing his session. The Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meetings are held online (via Skype for Business) on the second Tuesday of each month Read more [...]

MSPSUG September Virtual Meeting: Concurrent Programming in PowerShell with the Producer-Consumer Pattern

For our September 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Mark Kraus will be presenting “Concurrent Programming in PowerShell with the Producer-Consumer Pattern” on Tuesday, September 11th at 8:30pm central time. Some automation requires running multiple tasks at the same time instead of in succession. In PowerShell we have many solutions available to help us accomplish a degree of parallel or concurrent processing. Some tasks, however, are not easily broken down into the same Read more [...]

MSPSUG August Virtual Meeting: Creating Dynamic Commands with the DatabaseReporter PowerShell Module

For our August 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Rohn Edwards will be presenting “Creating Dynamic Commands with the DatabaseReporter Module” on Tuesday, August 14th at 8:30pm central time. Join Rohn Edwards as he demos the open source DatabaseReporter module, which can be used to create modules of dynamic commands to read data from multiple database stores. By the end of the webcast, you'll be able to transform SQL queries into full featured advanced PowerShell functions Read more [...]

Video: Configure Active Directory Certificate Services for DSC Credential Encryption

Last week, Microsoft MVP Missy Januszko presented a session on “Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services for DSC Credential Encryption” for our July 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/yKtg5s_9DWM More information about Missy and her presentation can be found in the original posting announcing her session. The Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meetings are held online (via Skype for Business) Read more [...]