Tag: PowerShell Summit

Video: Creating a Custom PowerShell Toolkit to Demystify DSC

Last week, on Monday (April 4th, 2016), I presented a session at the PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit 2016 on "Creating a Custom PowerShell Toolkit to Demystify the Intricacies of Desired State Configuration". The video from that presentation is now available: https://youtu.be/fOov9gkqFHs Here’s the abstract or synopsis for this presentation: "DSC (Desired State Configuration) can be very complicated when working in an environment where nodes are set to retrieve their configuration from Read more [...]

Video: Building Unconventional SQL Server Tools in PowerShell

Last week, on Wednesday (April 6th, 2016), I presented a session at the PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit 2016 on "Building Unconventional SQL Server Tools in PowerShell with Functions and Script Modules". The video from that presentation is now available: https://youtu.be/2rEzMWdTFDk Here's the abstract or synopsis for this presentation: "Have you ever had records from a SQL Server database table come up missing? Maybe someone or some process deleted them, but who really knows what happened Read more [...]

PowerShellGet: The BIG EASY way to discover, install, and update PowerShell modules

On Tuesday of this week, I presented a session at the PowerShell Summit North America 2015 with the same title as this blog article. The video of my session is now available on PowerShell.org's YouTube channel: The code and slides from the presentation can be downloaded from here. µ Read more [...]

PowerShellGet Session at the PowerShell Summit NA 2015

The PowerShell Summit North America 2015 is next week! I'll be presenting a session on PowerShellGet at 2:30pm on Tuesday, April 21st in the room named Kilimanjaro. The official title for my session is: PowerShellGet: The BIG EASY way to discover, install, and update PowerShell modules The abstract (or synopsis) for my session will give you a little information about what I plan to cover during the presentation: What process do you currently have in place for sharing PowerShell modules Read more [...]

Don’t miss the boat: PowerShell Summit Europe 2014

If you’re a frequent reader of the articles on this blog site then you probably already know that the information I write about is based on my real world experiences and the same holds true for this blog article about the PowerShell Summit conferences. During the past two years (since its inception), I have attended the PowerShell Summit North America and I can say without doubt that attending those conferences has definitely helped to advance my career. While anyone can pay the fee and attend, Read more [...]

Less than one week left before Registration closes for the PowerShell Summit North America 2014!

I attended the PowerShell Summit North America 2013 last year so I speak from experience when I say that the PowerShell Summit North America 2014 is a conference that you don't want to miss and it's the best value that you'll find in a PowerShell related conference this year <period>. Last year the Summit was smaller with a very limited number of tickets available which sold out well before the end of 2012 and there were a lot of people who missed out. Well, this year you're in luck, Read more [...]

PowerShell: Output the Result of a Command and Assign it to a Variable in One Line

As of today, there is one month left until the PowerShell Summit North America 2014. I tweeted something out last night and thought I would write a quick blog about it since I often find myself looking for a tweet months later when I can't remember how I did something that I previously tweeted out. This tweet used all 140 characters that twitter allows: This portion of the command is assigned to a variable named $i (technically it's assigned to a variable Read more [...]