Presentations

    • exhibitor - Making the PowerShell ISE work for you
      Making the PowerShell ISE work for you When looking for the perfect editor for your PowerShell environment look no further than the PowerShell ISE. In this session we will take a look at the numerous enhancements introduced in the ISE with version 3. Then you will learn how easy it is to augment the ISE with your own code as well as some of the enhancements already created by the community. When you are finished you will have the knowledge to allow you to turn the ISE into your very own supercharged scripting environment.

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    • exhibitor - A Beginners Look at PowerShell and WMI in the Enterprise Environment
      A Beginners Look at PowerShell and WMI in the Enterprise Environment If you’re just getting started with PowerShell, you definitely need to check out “A Beginners Look at PowerShell and WMI in the Enterprise Environment”.  We, as Windows System Administrators, are asked to do more with less, work long hours, etc., working with WMI via PowerShell is a great way to combat the long hours required of us.  This session will simply scratch the surface of the depths of Windows PowerShell and WMI.  We'll focus on information gathering techniques, some methods that are exposed via WMI and other awesome things you can do with it.  This session will be interactive mainly

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    • exhibitor - PowerShell Fundamentals for Beginners
      PowerShell Fundamentals for Beginners This session will start from zero and cover the basic fundamentals of PowerShell that will get you started on the right track to becoming a PowerShell Hero. The fundamentals that will be taught are applicable whether you’re a Desktop Admin, Server Admin, Exchange Admin, SQL Server Admin, SharePoint Admin, or even if you’re the Admin of a third party product that supports PowerShell integration such as a SAN Admin. This will be an interactive session full of demos so bring your questions.

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    • exhibitor - Using PowerShell 3.0 to manage the remote Windows 8 workstation
      Using PowerShell 3.0 to manage the remote Windows 8 workstation There are four different ways to manage a remote Windows 8 workstation. The first is to use WMI remoting, the second is to use the computername cmdlets, the third is to use WinRm and Windows PowerShell native remoting, the last way is to use the CIM cmdlets. Each approach has advantages and disadvantages for the network administrator. In this session, I will examine each approach, and provide a checklist of criteria to aid the enterprise network administrator in choosing the appropriate technology for a variety of real world scenarios. This presentation combines live demo’s and interactive dis

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    • exhibitor - Building and Deploying PowerShell Custom Modules
      Building and Deploying PowerShell Custom Modules Do you have a collection of functions others need to use? A module is the answer. We will cover what is required to turn your collection of functions into a module. You will learn what decisions have to be made so that you can effectively build and deploy your module. We will also cover deployment options and tools to make it easier to deploy.

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    • exhibitor - Better Scripting for a Brighter Tomorrow
      Better Scripting for a Brighter Tomorrow Tired of writing one-off scripts for a specific case or having to repeatedly modify an existing script to suit different sets of conditions? Do you want to make your scripts usable by non-scripters? Then take your scripting acumen to the next level! Not only can you make your scripts and functions more malleable, but you can also better control the user experience. Discover how easy it is to accomplish this through the use of parameters and their associated attributes and arguments. In this session you’ll learn the many parameter options available to you, including validation, parameter sets,

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    • exhibitor - Scripting Datacenter Orchestration
      Scripting Datacenter Orchestration Datacenter Orchestration is all the buzz these days, but writing a script that deploys thousands of objects and runs for hours or days is just plain hard. In this session we’ll dissect a recent solution that was jointly developed by NetApp, Citrix, and Microsoft Consulting services. We’ll examine how we used the DevOps development pattern to go from a handful of bat files to a single reliable script. Highlighting tips, tricks, and the best practices when developing for datacenter orchestration.

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    • exhibitor - Make SQL Server Pop with PowerShell
      Make SQL Server Pop with PowerShell PowerShell is everywhere, and that includes SQL Server. In this session we'll look at using PowerShell with both the SQL Server provider and the SMO (SQL Management Objects). Learn how to handle common DBA tasks, such as checking the status of various services, validating backups, and checking for disk usage. You'll also see how to perform developer tasks such as creating tables, inserting records, and querying data. Come see how to make your SQL Server Pop with PowerShell.

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    • exhibitor - Managing Exchange 2010 with PowerShell
      Managing Exchange 2010 with PowerShell With Exchange 2010 every time a click is made in the GUI a PowerShell command is ran.  However there are tasks that you need to perform that cannot be done in the GUI and must be done within PowerShell.  In my session I will show you how Exchange leverages PowerShell, how you can quickly learn what commands are needed to run, how you can run Exchange commands from a 32-bit machine, and I’ll show you a few scripts that should have shipped with the product.

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    • exhibitor - Automating and Managing Windows Azure Solutions with PowerShell
      Automating and Managing Windows Azure Solutions with PowerShell Moving applications to the cloud continues to be a goal for most IT professionals but it is not without challenges. Managing solutions that are no longer in your datacenter can be a very daunting and confusing scenario. In this session, you will learn about the key techniques to remotely manage, automate deployments, and execute troubleshooting steps in the Microsoft public cloud (Windows Azure). The PowerShell cmdlets for Windows Azure have become the tool of choice for developers and operations teams working with Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud solut

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    • exhibitor - Who needs a keyboard and mouse? Scripting the Kinect…
      Who needs a keyboard and mouse? Scripting the Kinect… adminian-PowerKinect-791ddf1The Kinect is a powerful tool for providing natural user interfaces and not just for gaming. Using the Kinect for Windows SDK we’re going show it’s not just for developers anymore. From automating SQL server to configuring Network settings, PowerShell and Kinect can be used to break out from our old ways of using a keyboard and mouse…

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    • exhibitor - PowerShell Best Practices
      PowerShell Best Practices Learn Windows PowerShell best practices as they apply to each stage of the script development lifecycle. See the differences between working interactively from the Windows PowerShell prompt, writing an inline script, adding basic function, advanced functions and finally the implementation of Windows PowerShell Modules. What is a local best practice for Windows PowerShell development is not the same as a global best practice, and this talk covers those differences.

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    • exhibitor - Iron Scripter
      Iron Scripter The annual Scripting Games are a great way to flex your PowerShell muscles and learn new scripting techniques, but you don’t have to wait until the 2013 games for another chance to learn and have fun. Come to the Iron Scripter competition. Put PowerShell to work solving a real-world problem, submit your script for judging, and the “Iron Scripter – PowerShell Saturday #003″ title could be yours to keep! The event will be run like a fast and short Scripting Game. The session will start with a description of a real-world problem to solve, along with hard and soft requirements that must be i

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    • exhibitor - What Can Windows Server 2012, Active Directory, and PowerShell Do For You?
      What Can Windows Server 2012, Active Directory, and PowerShell Do For You? The recent release of Windows Server 2012 brings us the second round of PowerShell support for Active Directory (AD).  In this session you will learn the history of PowerShell and AD, learn about the enhancements to the AD PowerShell Module, and discover the new AD Deployment module.  This session will give you a solid jump start into automating administration and deployment of AD through PowerShell.

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    • exhibitor - Everything Is An Object, Why Not Create Your Own
      Everything Is An Object, Why Not Create Your Own In PowerShell, everything is an object.  Using PowerShell brings system administrators over the line between admins and developers.  Cmdlets rule the day, but objects rule the PowerShell world.  This session will focus on leveraging objects, specifically custom ones to enhance your scripts and functions.  No more text output…ever!  Custom objects allow for more portable code that is both easier to use and easier to pipeline.  There are a number of variations on creating objects, adding members, and populating custom objects in PowerShell.  You can even include raw source code to create your ow

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