Azure Getting Started via PowerShell

I have done hundreds of events and there are always obstacles to onboarding the attendees/students. I decided to create a succinct help document.  I hope this helps PowerShell Everything after a “#” pound sign is a not and can be ignored; no need to paste that into the PowerShell window. […]

DevOps and Bots, What you need to know!

Followers of the ITProGuru blog are likely interested in DevOps.  Those that are advancing in their DevOps journey will undoubtedly want to apply DevOps processes to leverage Bots.  One of my peers, Jamie Dalton has written an excellent blog post to pull together the best information to help you on […]

How To use PowerShell to Install and Import Modules and Connect to Azure–Step by Step

<# ========= Connect-AzureRm.ps1 ======================================= Name: Connect-AzureRm.ps1 Purpose: Connect to Azure from Powershell. Includes installing modules, importing modules, authenticating (including multi-factor) and selecting the subscription Author: Dan Stolts – dstolts&microsoft.com – http://ITProGuru.com Script Home: http://ITProGuru.com/Scripts Syntax/Execution: Copy portion of script you want to use and paste into PowerShell (or ISE) Disclaimer: […]

70-534 Architecting Azure Solutions Event Summary

On June 13-14, 2017 Microsoft put on an invite-only event for many of our customers.  This was scaled back to invite only as a trial and proof of concept.  Our attempt was to hone in on the technology education that these customers need to get their Architects, Developers and IT […]

DevOps, Containers and Next Generation Microservices

DevOps, Containers and Next Generation Microservices Microsoft Reactor at Grand Central Tech 335 Madison Ave, New York, NY (map) Register on Meetup https://www.meetup.com/nysoftware/events/240246817/   AGENDA ·  6:30 PM – PIZZA & NETWORKING: Doors open, head to the Microsoft Reactor on the 4th floor. Food & drinks will be served, courtesy of Microsoft. […]

Techstravaganza 2017 Event

ITProGuru Session: Azure & Windows Nano Server with Docker; Hybrid is possible (Track: Azure)Containers, the next wave of virtualization, are changing everything!  Add it to an ultra-small and supper efficient OS like Nano and you have an incredible platform. Now with Docker running on Windows and Docker Containers built into […]

Lab Guide Working with Containers on Windows 10–Includes Docker and Nano Step-By-Step

Hands on Lab Guide for Free Online Labs at: https://labondemand.com/Launch/40A59076 Working with Containers on Windows 10 Access machines from: https://labondemand.com/Launch/40A59076   Objective In this lab, you will gain fundamental knowledge for managing Windows Server containers on Windows 10 by using Docker commands. You will learn how to: Install the pre-requisites […]

Step-By-Step Hands on Lab Managing Docker on Windows with Hyper-V Virtual Lab now available

Managing Docker on  Windows with Hyper-V Virtual lab     Microsoft recently launched a free, virtual hands on lab Managing Docker on Windows in partnership with Learn on Demand Systems, a training partner within the Microsoft family.    This virtual lab was created as an educational offering to engage, inspire […]

DevOps, Containers, Windows Server 2016 and Azure Event Burlington MA Nov 18

Hands On Lab Event coming to Burlington MA Friday, November 18, 2016    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Microsoft Corporation  5 Wayside Road, Burlington, MA (edit map) The Boston Area Windows Server User Group (www.WindowsBoston.com) is sponsoring a training class “DevOps, Containers, Windows Server 2016 and Azure” for their members and […]

How To Docker Create Container, Change Container, Save as new image, and Connect to Container Step-By-Step PLUS much more

Docker Cheat Sheet For those just getting started with Docker and for me to have an easy place to go back and get this basic information…I wanted to create a cheat sheet.  The electronic version of this document can be found at https://wp.me/p6B4pe-oP5 A couple URGENT basic notes… the $ […]

PowerShell User Group July Meeting in Boston

PowerShell User Group July Meeting – OneGet, PS Gallery, and Community Projects Monday, July 18, 2016   6:00 PM Where: Microsoft 255 Main Street, Cambridge, MA (map)  42.362682 -71.085350 Topic: Warren Frame will lead a discussion on how to simplify finding, installing, and publishing PowerShell modules and other packages using the […]

What are Containers and Why Containerization an In-Depth Look at the Future of the Cloud and Virtualization Landscape

In this article, we will look at servers, containers and why containerization has become so popular.  On this journey we will also see where this technology is going and how long it will likely take to gain mainstream adoption. Virtualization Technologies and How They Differ In order to understand containers, […]