Last Tuesday, Adam Bertram presented a session on Managing Software With PowerShell for the February 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available:
A passion for automation and efficiency improvement led Adam to PowerShell. Adam’s been leveraging PowerShell to solve problems for 3+ years where he came from the batch and VBscript days previously. Adam has been in IT since 1998 focused mainly on Microsoft system administration. Find him Read more [...]
Last Tuesday, Matt Gohmann presented a session on Desired State Configuration in Practice for the January 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that awesome presentation is now available:
Matt Gohmann, Deployment Analyst at Netgain Technology, a Healthcare Cloud provider reviews the components of DSC. Then shares how they’ve used it in production to automate provisioning client environments. Closing with lessons learned from authoring 20+ custom resources, additional Read more [...]
As I'm sure many of you are aware, Microsoft TechEd is this week in Houston, Texas so we're not planning on having a meeting since many of the people (including me) will be attending TechEd.
Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group presented an awesome session about his PowerShell access control module back in February and we thought we would post that video today since we're not having a meeting and today would be the day that we would normally meet on.
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PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher presented a session on PowerShell Gotchas for our January meeting. The posting of this video is long overdue.
We thought we would post it today since we will not be having a meeting in March which would normally be tonight. We hope to see you at our meeting next month which will be on the second Tuesday in April at 8:30pm central time.
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:
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]