Presentations

    • Jason Yoder – FASTER!!!! Make Your Code Run Faster!

      Jason Yoder – FASTER!!!! Make Your Code Run Faster! 

      How long do you wait for PowerShell to complete?  I had a student from my PowerShell class take a 640 hour manual task down to just 1 hour and 20 minutes utilizing PowerShell.  Automation is great, but writing code that runs faster gives you and your organization a tactical advantage.  Simply put, the faster things work, the more money you save.  What difference does a quarter of a second make?  Well, try working in an environment of 100,000 nodes.  Just a delay of .25 seconds per node will cost you an extra 7 hours. This deep dive will take a look at various ways to gauge the speed of your

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    • Tommy Maynard – AN ADVANCED FUNCTION TEMPLATE

      Tommy Maynard – AN ADVANCED FUNCTION TEMPLATE 

      This session will focus on how using a standard and consistent PowerShell advanced function template can be beneficial. More than that though, I’ll introduce an advanced function template that includes the built-in ability to do logging within our functions. As I’ve never been a fan of separate logging functions, I long ago decided I would build it into everything I write. Join me for a session where we’ll build out and discuss the advanced function template that does this, and more.

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    • Will Anderson – Using Desired State Configuration in Azure

      Will Anderson – Using Desired State Configuration in Azure 

      Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Will Anderson takes you through the use of Azure’s Desired State Configuration to deliver VM deployment solutions in the cloud that conform to your organizations’ requirements. Learn the different methods to deploy your desired state configurations into the Azure environment to manage both your Service Management and Resource Manager IaaS deployments.

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    • Jason Helmick - PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) for the IT Ops guy

      Jason Helmick – PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) for the IT Ops guy 

      If you want to start moving your company forward, why not start with the configuration management side of DevOps. Learn PowerShell while at the same time learning PowerShell DSC and get control of your servers while preventing drift. Go through the process with PowerShell MVP Jason Helmick as he takes you through real-life deployment of a server, server roles and application. Learn what resources are available off-the- shelf and know when it's time to create your own custom resource.

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