Monthly Archives: February 2011

DevConnections–Connections powered by Microsoft

The conference is in London 14-15 June and includes a number of PowerShell related sessions. There is also a pre-conference PowerShell workshop on 13 June delivered by Don Jones. Details can be found here http://www.devconnections.com/shows/europe2011/default.aspx?s=174   I am hoping to … Continue reading

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UK PowerShell Group–March 2011

March 22 we have Tome Tanasovski presenting on Regular Expressions.   Tome is a Windows engineer for a market-leading global financial services firm in New York City. He is a recipient of the PowerShell MVP award, the founder and leader … Continue reading

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PowerCLI book

Last May I posted a review of fellow PowerShell MVP Hal Rottenberg’s book on managing VMware through PowerShell – http://msmvps.com/blogs/richardsiddaway/archive/2010/05/09/book-review-managing-vmware-infrastructure-with-windows-powershell.aspx My good friends from the UK PowerShell user group Jonathan Medd (also a PowerShell MVP) and Alan Renouf have collaborated … Continue reading

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PowerShell Deep Dive

If you haven’t seen it already check out the PowerShell Deep Dive at this years “The Experts Conference”. http://www.theexpertsconference.com/us/2011/general-information/2011-powershell-deep-dive/ As well as total immersion in PowerShell you can dabble in some of the minor technologies associated with it – AD, … Continue reading

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PowerShell and WMI–Chapter 5 MEAP

Chapter 5 has been released for PowerShell and WMI. It is available through the Manning Early Access Program (MEAP) at http://www.manning.com/siddaway2/The available chapters cover: Solving Administrative Challenges Using PowerShell WMI in Depth Best Practices System Documentation Chapters 6 to 8 … Continue reading

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Performance monitoring with Get-Counter

I last looked at the Get-Counter cmdlet back in 2009 when we were in the middle of CTP 3 for PowerShell 2.  its time for a revisit. Gathering performance counter information provides a good look inside your systems to enable … Continue reading

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Windows 7 SP1

Installed the RTM version of SP1 today – its one download to cover Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2.  Install is straight forward. No real issues seen.  I’ll report any problems that come up

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