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Episode 242 - PowerScripting Podcast - Steven Murawski and Geoff Dalgas on DSC and Stack Overflow

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell.

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Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Steven Murawski and Geoff Dalgas about DSC & Stack Overflow



Guests - Steve Murawski, Geoff Dalgas


Chatroom Buzz-

<11ScriptWarrior> ## Do they use splunk to data mine those logs?

<0logicaldiagram> ## What "provider" do you use for IIS?

<10Neptune443> ## Can you expand on the pull setup? TechNet docs are just wrong and the DSC-service in R2 RTM seems to be pretty much broken out of the box.

<11ScriptWarrior> ## Well plus by automating you are taking human error out of the deployment process

<0logicaldiagram> ## Do you have one .Net application for all the StackExchange "sites"?

<11ScriptWarrior> ## So is that like VM Snapshots?

<0halr9000> ## how do you make a provider?

<11ScriptWarrior> ## Just out of curiosity what brand of hardware do you use at Stack?

<11ScriptWarrior> ## What do you use to monitor the servers?  Dell OpenView?  SCOM?

<0logicaldiagram> ## Any real-user monitoring?

<11ScriptWarrior> ## Why not use SCOM?

<10Neptune443> ## Can you quickly run through what you need to do to package up both configurations and providers for the pull server?


<JeffH> This book helped some in explaining devops:


<MikeFRobbins> Did you guys see my blog today: Fun and Games with PowerShell:

<MikeFRobbins> 36 days until PowerShell Saturday 005 in Atlanta:




<gdalgas> <- me


<gdalgas> <-- our entire web tier for Stack Exchange



<Vern_Anderson>,19.htm  #15

<gdalgas> <-- my boy has been doing datacenters for awhile

<gdalgas> they sure are:


<Vern_Anderson>  << Should look at these servers


<halr9000> ?

The Question - Geoff

  • Geoff Dalgas: superhero - The Hulk

  • Steve - book: The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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