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Azure Resource Manager and DSC in PowerShell 5.0 at the PSBUG December Meet

At the PowerShell Bangalore User Group (PSBUG) December meeting, I will be talking about Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and changes to DSC in Windows PowerShell 5.0 preview. The ARM session will introduce the concept of resource groups and templates and demonstrate how to customize templates. In the DSC session, I plan to show a demo of partial configurations and class-defined resources in DSC. Here is the overall agenda: 9 AM – 9.30 AM – Registrations 9.30 AM – 10.15 AM – Changes to Desired State Configuration in PowerShell 5.0 – Ravikanth Chaganti, MVP 10.15 AM – 11.00 AM – Office 365 : Managing Identies with Windows PowerShell – Deepak Dhami, MVP 11.00 AM – 11.15 AM – Break 11.15 AM – 12.00 Noon – Getting started with Azure Resource Manager – Ravikanth Chaganti, MVP 12.00 Noon – 12.45 PM – WPF and PowerShell – Deepak Dhami, MVP As usual, our venue for this meeting Microsoft Office in Bangalore. Hamilton Hall, 4th Floor, Signature Building, Microsoft, Bangalore If you are around Bangalore area, plan to join us! …

Microsoft Technical Communities got recognized at TechEd India 2014

Microsoft recognized the active technical communities in India at the closing note of TechEd India 2014. I was fortunate to be among the people who were called upon. The three user groups that got recognized were: Bangalore IT Pro Group Bangalore .NET group Pune User Group For the Bangalore IT Pro group, I credit this recognition to Kaliyan Selvaraj,who was the founder and relocated to Singapore later, for all the hard work he had put in building this group. We cannot run the show without a lot of support from Microsoft in terms of facilities and providing access to the Microsoft evangelists to work with us. Talking about the evangelists, these technical communities are grateful to folks like Vinod M, MS Anand, Pracheta B, Sandeep Alur, and many more I did not mention here. Usha, who is the community manager at Microsofr deserves a mention here. She is new to the role but has been pulling strings to get us the support we need from all directions. Thanks to the team members and community for bringing …

Transforming the Data Center – Bangalore, India

Microsoft MVP community, Bangalore IT Pro, Bangalore PowerShell User Group, and Microsoft are proud to announce the Transform Data Center (in-person) event in Bangalore, India. This event is hosted at the Microsoft Office in Bangalore. Registration (limited seats): https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032592541&culture=en-IN I will speaking here on Azure Backup and Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager. Deepak Dhami (PowerShell MVP) will be speaking about Windows Server 2012 R2. Also, we have super stars from the Microsoft India team. There is a dedicated SQL track in the afternoon too. Join us! In the face of an exploding need for technology that supports the business, we need to transform the data center to increase agility and make it easier to deliver resources faster. Today, every area of the business, from marketing to sales to human resources, depends on technology.  As a result, the need for IT resources is growing steadily.  The move to cloud computing reflects the trend: as business requirements grow, a flexible option for keeping up with that growth is by accessing cloud capacity. We are all seeing trends that reflect the …

Speaking Engagements in March 2014

March 2014 seems to be a busy month with good number of speaking engagements. This includes PowerShell and Windows Server talks in general. March 8th, 2014 – PowerShell Saturday, India I have a couple of sessions planned at the PowerShell Saturday India event. I will start the event with how one can get started with Windows PowerShell and using the shell. In this session, I plan to show how starting with shell can help you climb the PowerShell learning curve. The second session at this event will be on using REST API in Windows PowerShell. I will use the Kemp PowerShell module to demonstrate these features. March 15th, 2014 – Reboot IT The Reboot IT event is hosted by Microsoft focusing on Cloud OS. This agenda is getting finalized and I have a couple of sessions on Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V. I will update this post as soon as the registration link is available. These two events are in-person events and if you are around Bangalore, please come over and attend these events. March …

BITPro hosting a full day event on Exchange 2013

Bangalore IT Pro is happy to announce the Exchange 2013 hands-on lab event on 1st Feb, 2014. This event is being sponsored by Microsoft and Kemp Technologies. The agenda for this event Time Speaker Topics 10.00AM – 10.30AM Registration 10.30AM 11.30AM Microsoft Exchange Global   Technical Support Team (Mr.Arvind, Mr.Naveen) What is new in   Exchange Server 2013 11.30AM – 11.45AM Tea Break 11.45AM – 12.30PM Exchange Experts from the field                (Mr.Arvind, Mr.Naveen,   Mr.Krishna, Mr.Kaliyan, Mr.Ismail, Mr.Ravikanth, Mr.Aresh, Mr.MS.Anand,   Mr.Vinod) Exchange Server 2013 High   Availability & Site Resiliency in real-world Hands on LAB– Part-1 12.30M – 01.15PM Lunch 01.15PM – 02.15PM Exchange Experts from the field                (Mr.Arvind, Mr.Naveen,   Mr.Krishna, Mr.Kaliyan, Mr.Ismail, Mr.Ravikanth, Mr.Aresh, Mr.MS.Anand,   Mr.Vinod) Exchange Server 2013 High   Availability & Site Resiliency in real-world Hands on LAB– Part-2 02.15PM – 02.30PM Tea Break 02.30PM – 03.15PM KEMP Technologies Exchange Server 2013 High   Availability & site Resiliency with KEMP Load Balance 03.10PM – 03.30PM Closing note Venue and Time Microsoft Campus, Signature Building Level 1, Domlur …