Getting Started with the PowerShell.org DSC Toolkit

Tonight at the Tampa PowerShell User Group I’m presenting a session on Desired State Configuration and how the PowerShell.org DSC tooling can be utilized. This is the framework initially written by Steven Murawski to manage the Windows servers at StackExchange. Getting Started with the DSC Toolkit (Slide Deck) DSC Demo Files

Chicken Soup for the PowerShell Soul: The 2013 PowerShell Summit

Last week I attended the 2013 PowerShell Summit in Redmond, and it exceeded my expectations in every way. This was an event that felt like a three day user group meeting where PowerShell enthusiasts from all over the world decided to show up. I’ve never been to Seattle, and I have to thank Aaron Nelson []

Learn PowerShell at the 2012 Tampa IT Pro Camp

I will be presenting PowerShell for Beginners at the Tampa IT Pro Camp on September 22. My session will be the first of an entire track dedicated to PowerShell that includes presentations by two PowerShell MVPs and a Microsoft senior premier field engineer. This is an excellent opportunity to get some free training and network []

Join me at SQL Saturday #151 in Orlando

I will be presenting PowerShell for Beginners at SQL Saturday #151 in Orlando, Florida on September 29. This session will cover the fundamentals for anyone interested in getting started with Windows PowerShell. SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held Sep []

2012 Jacksonville IT Pro Camp

It was great meeting so many new people interested in PowerShell at the Jacksonville IT Pro Camp last weekend. All of the presenters at these events are volunteers, so it’s an awesome feeling to have people come up and say “thank you for your session, it was really useful!” The IT Pro Camps are an []

Resources from SQL Saturday #130

I want to thank everyone that attended my PowerShell session at SQL Saturday #130 in Jacksonville. It was a great opportunity to demonstrate some PowerShell fundamentals, and I hope everyone learned something they can use. I really didn’t have much for slides, but a transcript of my session is available, which is a text record []

SQL Saturday #110 Presentation

This weekend was my first SQL Saturday, and I was very happy to have my session on PowerShell remoting selected. The SQL community is an amazing bunch of people, and I’m glad these opportunities for sharing knowledge and making friends exist. I want to thank Pam Shaw and all the other organizers, volunteers, sponsors, and []

Presentation from 2012 Sarasota IT Pro Camp

The 2012 Sarasota IT Pro Camp at Keiser University was a great success, mainly due to the hard work from the organizers and volunteers. I want to thank all the attendees for coming out, and especially those that came to my remoting session. Introduction to PowerShell Remoting Slide deck for Introduction to PowerShell Remoting Layman’s []

SQL Saturday #110 in Tampa

I will be presenting at SQL Saturday #110 in Tampa, Florida on March 10th. This is a free event for SQL Server professionals and anyone that’s interested in learning about SQL Server.

2012 Sarasota IT Pro Camp

I will be presenting my PowerShell Remoting session at the Sarasota IT Pro Camp on February 18th. These events are free, one-day learning conferences for IT Professionals of all backgrounds and experience. This is a great opportunity to learn and network with others. Sarasota IT Pro Camp