Monthly Archives: January 2008

UK User Group event

Save the dates of April 8th & 9th in your diary.  The UK user groups are getting together to present 2 days of technical presentations around this years Microsoft launch of Windows 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  … Continue reading

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Two weeks to go

The Scripting Games start on 15th February.  See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/funzone/games/default.mspx for details.   Be interesting to see if we get more PowerShell than VBScript entrants this year. Share this post :

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SQL Bits II open for registration

I mentioned in this post  http://richardsiddaway.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!43CFA46A74CF3E96!1038.entry  that my proposal for a talk on using PowerShell to administer SQL Server had been accepted for the SQL Bits II conference. Registration is now open for SQLBits 2008 March event. Come and join … Continue reading

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PowerShell Event: February 12th

A PowerShell event will be occurring at Microsoft’s offices in Reading UK on 12th February 2008  6.30 – 21.20pm   The two session will cover an introduction to PowerShell, administering Windows 2008, including server core, with PowerShell including the use of … Continue reading

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Vista Squad in January

The Vista Squad (Windows Vista User Group) have a meeting coming up. Location: TVP, Reading Date: 31st January 2008 Time: 6pm Agenda: We have James O’Neill from Microsoft giving us a talk on Server 2008 and Virtualisation with Ray Booysen … Continue reading

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PowerShell plus

Tobias has, quite rightly, pointed out that I have been neglecting PowerShell plus while concentrating on PowerGUI.  There are a number of reasons for this but the primary reason is that PowerGUI in terms of its ability to have my … Continue reading

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PowerShell poll: The results

In a recent post http://richardsiddaway.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!43CFA46A74CF3E96!1016.entry I mentioned a poll that SQL Server Magazine was doing on PowerShell usage.  The results can be seen at http://www.sqlmag.com/Poll/Index.cfm?Action=PollResults&Q_ID=2115 Now admittedly there were only 46 responses but results of Use it for everything = … Continue reading

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