Up Next: Ben Armstrong from Microsoft talks with us about Containers!

This Thursday (6/25/15) we welcome back Ben Armstrong (aka @VirtualPCGuy) to the show! Note we will record an hour earlier than normal @ 8:30 PM EDT. The live stream will be at live.powerscripting.net. The topic is containers, and it will be AMAZING. How amazing? Listen to this: The backing track was “Volatile Reaction” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Related posts: Tonight on the show, Karsten Bott from EMC! This Wednesday: Ed Horley talks IPv6! No live show today–back next week! Up Next: next live show is Feb 12


Up Next: Andrew Mason from Microsoft talks about Nano Server!

We are very excited for tomorrow night’s show! Please join us at the usual time (9:30 PM EDT / 6:30 PM PDT) and the usual place (live.powerscripting.net) as we have a chat with Andrew Mason, group program manager from Microsoft to talk about Nano Server! In case you haven’t heard, Nano Server is: a server operating system doesn’t have “Windows” in the name has no GUI (nor even a local login console) distinct from Windows Server Core tiny (93% smaller VHD footprint than full Windows) robust (80% fewer reboots) and secure (92% fewer critical bulletins, due to smaller attack surface) Want to learn more? Check out […]


Episode 300 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Adam Driscoll and Andre Sayre from Microsoft on PoshTools

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to MVP Adam Driscoll and Andre Sayre (Microsoft) about PoshTools Interview PoshTools video from pshsummit (32min) Visual Studio Tools – Community Edition Donwload PoshTools from VS Gallery PoshTools Homepage PoshTools github repo News Nano Server Visual Studio Code Pester in PowerShell PS WMF5 April Preview Chatroom Highlights <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> http://powershell.slack.com/ <sp> <h‌alr9000> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/04/29/windows-management-framework-5-0-preview-april-2015-is-now-available.aspx <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> slack.poshcode.org http://slack.poshcode.org <sp> <h‌alr9000> http://live.powerscripting.net <sp> <p‌oshoholic> Content for the Podcast news feed: https://twitter.com/Poshoholic/status/593499208117719041 <sp> <r‌edyey> another feature; image shown when linked http://itwrk.se/random/pswin10.png <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> http://slack.poshcode.org/ <sp> <h‌alr9000> https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCkQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fpowershell.org%2Fwp%2F2010%2F07%2F26%2Fepisode-119-adam-driscoll-on-powergui-visual-studio-extensions%2F&ei=b9pCVbumJsawggSL0IGADA&usg=AFQjCNEhsSZKNuXOJSWOFHiJ_lwMH0g1CQ&sig2=9RxMuu51ZVDyqsFB1scKSg&bvm=bv.92189499,d.eXY <sp> <h‌alr9000> http://powershell.org/wp/2010/07/26/episode-119-adam-driscoll-on-powergui-visual-studio-extensions/ <sp> <h‌alr9000> […]


Episode 299 – PowerScripting Podcast -Warren Frame on Invoke-Parallel and PoshRSJob

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Warren Frame Interview Warren’s blog Invoke-Parallel PoshRSJob http://ramblingcookiemonster.github.io/GitHub-For-PowerShell-Projects/#continuous-integration SQLite and PowerShell Chatroom Highlights <proxb> https://github.com/proxb/PoshRSJob <MikeFRobbins> PowerShell Function to Create CimSessions to Remote Computers with Fallback to Dcom http://mikefrobbins.com/2014/08/28/powershell-function-to-create-cimsessions-to-remote-computers-with-fallback-to-dcom/ <MikeFRobbins> Targeting Down Level Clients with the Get-CimInstance PowerShell Cmdlet http://mikefrobbins.com/2012/09/20/targeting-down-level-clients-with-the-get-ciminstance-powershell-cmdlet/ <migreene> AppVeyor badge on DSC modules (Pester tests) – https://github.com/PowerShell/xAdcsDeployment <rcookiemonster> https://t.co/B2cQqErHM7 <rcookiemonster> https://t.co/B2cQqErHM7 <MikeFRobbins> Is it Sergei Vorobev http://twitter.com/xvorsx ? <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> https://www.crowdcast.io/e/vipug-2015-05 <migreene> http://stevenmurawski.com/powershell/2015/4/youll-pry-the-gui-from-my-cold-dead-hands-1 <migreene> StarWars trailer (whoa! I did not know!)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngElkyQ6Rhs <rcookiemonster> http://ramblingcookiemonster.github.io/ <migreene> GitHub pages – https://pages.github.com/ Question Superhero:Omniglot Related posts: Up Next: […]


Tonight on the podcast: Jeff Wouters is hands-on with #windows10 & #nanoserver

We have a live show tonight! Please join us as we chat with PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters about his hands-on experience with Windows 10, Nano Server, and more! Jeff Wouters, MVP Windows PowerShell, is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Automation Consultant at Methos. With over 10 years of IT experience, an MBA degree and two Master degrees, he shares his knowledge and opinions both through online and offline media. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences all over the world, with a main focus on PowerShell and automation. A consultant by day, developer by night and system administrator by heart: IT runs through his […]


Episode 298 – PowerScripting Podcast -Vaughn Stewart and Cody Hosterman from Pure Storage

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Vaughn Stewart and Cody Hosterman from Pure Storage Interview http://www.purestorage.com/ https://github.com/purestorage/PowerShell-Toolkit http://www.themicrosoftdude.com/ http://www.purestorage.com/blog/quick-start-guide-for-the-pure-storage-powershell-toolkit/ http://www.purestorage.com/blog/pure-storage-powershell-toolkit-2-5-0-324/ https://twitter.com/themsftdude – Rob on Twitter http://codyhosterman.com/ – Cody’s blog   Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> https://github.com/purestorage/PowerShell-Toolkit <halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/pure-storage-powershell-toolkit-2-5-0-324/ <halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/quick-start-guide-for-the-pure-storage-powershell-toolkit/ <halr9000> https://twitter.com/themsftdude <halr9000> https://youtu.be/1pMvzYZx2h0     Question Superhero: Vaughn – Mr. Fantastic Cody – Zack Morris (Saved By The Bell – Stop time) No related posts.


Tonight on the podcast: Adam Driscoll and Andre Sayre talk about PoshTools!

(edit @ 4:14 PM EDT: last minute guest change!) Live show happens tonight! Please join us as we talk with Adam Driscoll, PowerShell MVP, and Andrew Sayre, SDE at Microsoft’s Visual Studio Cloud Tooling team. The topic is a big one: PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio, aka PoshTools! As always, showtime is at 9:30 PM EDT, and you can watch the live stream at live.powerscripting.net. See ya there! Related posts: Episode 119 – Adam Driscoll on PowerGUI Visual Studio Extensions


Episode 297 – PowerScripting Podcast -Alan Renouf from VMware on PowerCLI 6

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Alan Renouf from VMware Interview PowerCLI 6.0 R1 http://vcloud.vmware.com/ http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-Platform-Whats-New.pdf Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> http://snag.gy/Cv5eP.jpg <halr9000> http://www.teavana.com/the-teas/black-teas/p/yunnan-golden-pu-erh-tea <halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2015/03/powercli-6-0-r1-now-generally-available.html <halr9000> http://vcloud.vmware.com/ <halr9000> http://www.vmware.com/products/vrealize-automation <halr9000> http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-Platform-Whats-New.pdf <halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/The-Martian-Novel-Andy-Weir-ebook/dp/B00EMXBDMA <halr9000> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8qgehH3kEQ   Question Favorite book:The Davinci Code No related posts.


Up Next: Vaughn & Cody from Pure Storage

As you guys know, we love to have vendors on the show who show strong PowerShell support in their products. Pure Storage is yet another example, so we are having them on to talk about their all flash storage array, and how it can be managed using their open source PowerShell toolkit! Joining us on Thursday, March 26th will be two fine gentlemen: Vaughn Stewart and Cody Hosterman. Vaughn (@vstewed) is the chief evangelist at Pure, and Cody (@codyhosterman) is a solution architect there, specializing in VMware integration. You can learn more about what Pure Storage is doing with PowerShell by following […]


Episode 296 – PowerScripting Podcast – Joe Levy from Microsoft on Azure Automation

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Joe Levy from Microsoft about Azure Automation Interview Azure Automation blog posts Azure Automation and DSC Channel 9 video Azure Automation getting started guide   Chatroom Highlights <Vern_Anderson> ## Does Azure automation just expose SMA or is it it’s own thing <aleksandar_> ## do users find powershell workflows complex and limiting? <aleksandar_> ## do people prefer to use portal UI to interact with runbooks or to work in ISE and automate everything? <aleksandar_> ## what are the main pain points for authoring runbooks? <aleksandar_> ## what are the […]


Up Next: Joe Levy from Microsoft talks about Azure Automation!

Tomorrow night we’ll be returning to Azure once more, this time with Joe Levy: Joe Levy is a Program Manager on the Automation and Integration team of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division. He has expertise in PowerShell, PowerShell Workflow, System Center, Azure, and the Azure Pack. He is a graduate of Duke University, with a degree in Computer Science. In his free time, he likes to do pub trivia, wipe out going off jumps on his skis, and compete in hackathons. Please join us tomorrow night, Feb 26th at 9:30 PM EST for the live stream which is as always, live.powerscripting.net. […]


Episode 295 – PowerScripting Podcast – June Blender from SAPIEN Technologies

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to June Blender from SAPIEN Technologies Interview https://www.sapien.com/software http://www.sapien.com/blog/ Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> https://www.sapien.com/software <halr9000> https://www.sapien.com/software/powershell_studio <JonWalz> http://www.amazon.com/T-Mobile-Nokia-Lumia-635-Contract/dp/B00LIWB34Q/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1423795422&sr=8-3&keywords=unlocked+lumia+635 <halr9000> https://www.sapien.com/software/powershell_helpwriter <migreene> List of phones on the testing list for WP10 – http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/02/12/announcing-the-first-build-of-windows-10-technical-preview-for-phones-2/ <halr9000> http://www.sapien.com/blog/ <halr9000> http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_koller_what_we_re_learning_from_online_education?language=en <jhofferle> MIT OpenCourseWare has a lot of good stuff. http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm <jhofferle> Stanford’s Engineering Everywhere has some interesting CS stuff also. http://see.stanford.edu/see/courses.aspx <halr9000> http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/powershell-azure-resource-manager/ <halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn835138.aspx <halr9000> http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Microsoft-Azure/AzureConf-2014/Inside-the-Azure-Resource-Manager <halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn654592.aspx <halr9000> http://www.kelake.org/design/apple-baby-mac-1985/ <alevyinroc> http://memecrunch.com/meme/1YKXW/daaaaamn/image.jpg?w=400&c=1 <jhofferle> ## Is PowerShell Studio strictly PowerShell, or does it have features like syntax highlighting for vbscript, python, etc.? Question First […]


Up Next: next live show is Feb 12

Hi listeners! We just wanted to send a quick note to let you know about our upcoming shows: Feb 5: no show Feb 12: June Blender talks about PowerShell v5 and more Feb 19: no show Feb 26: Joe Levy, PM for Azure Automation Talk to you soon! Related posts: Up Next: Vittorio Bertocci will talk about AppFabric cmdlets Tonight on the show, Karsten Bott from EMC! This Wednesday: Ed Horley talks IPv6! Up Next: Jeffrey Snover and John Slack for the WMF5 pre-release party!


Episode 294 – PowerScripting Podcast – Michael Greene & Charles Joy from Microsoft

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Michael Greene & Charles Joy from Microsoft   Interview Building Clouds Blog JEA whitepaper Tenant Provisioning whitepaper Automated Workload Provisioning on the CPS platform Leveraging SMA and JEA for Service Provider Operations SMA resources http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Charles%20Joy#ch9Search http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Service%20Management%20Automation#ch9Search   Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> http://blogs.splunk.com/2014/12/18/splunk-and-microsoft-azure-intro-and-resource-roundup/ <halr9000> http://conf.splunk.com/sessions/2014/conf2014_SWarrington_Microsoft_Business_Analytics.pdf?activity=presentations <pscookiemonster> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/about <halr9000> blog: http://blogs.technet.com/b/privatecloud/ <halr9000> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Just-Enough-Administration-6b5ad370 <halr9000> found the teched video! http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/CDP-B313 <halr9000> ok the JEA episode was back in the summer, #274 http://powershell.org/wp/2014/06/20/episode-274-powerscripting-podcast-microsoft-distinguished-engineer-jeffrey-snover-on-jea/ <halr9000> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/xAzure-PowerShell-Module-7dbf43b4 <halr9000> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/The-New-World-of-Tenant-778b9f40 <halr9000> here’s the mac equiv: https://rogueamoeba.com/freebies/soundflower/ <halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/privatecloud/archive/2014/10/24/introducing-the-jea-toolkit-helper.aspx <halr9000> http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/powershell-azure-resource-manager/ <halr9000> http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/CDP-B353 <CharlesJoy> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn790568.aspx (REST AIP […]


Tonight! Michael and Charles from the Microsoft Enterprise & Cloud CAT Team!

Please join us tonight as we meet up with Michael Greene and Charles Joy from the Microsoft Enterprise & Cloud Group CAT team and authors on the Building Clouds Blog. What is a CAT team? CAT teams are responsible for driving customer feedback in to engineering at Microsoft and take on special projects to help accelerate deployment of Microsoft products. The ECG CAT team focuses on Windows Server and System Center. CAT stands for Customer Acceleration Team or Customer Advisory Team. There are multiple CAT teams at Microsoft including Office, Azure, and SQL. In the past we have had other […]