All posts tagged: BITPro

Session Slides: Tests Driven PowerShell Learning using PSKoans

At today’s Bangalore IT Pro and PowerShell Bangalore User Group (PSBUG) event, I had the opportunity to showcase the PSKoans module by Joel Sallow. This module has a set of Pester tests that you have to fix as you proceed in your efforts towards mastering PowerShell. I have found this method engaging and decided that I must show this to the community. After this session on PSKoans, I did live coding and streamed it live on Twitch (and did not realize that it was without audio :((). I fixed a function in my PSWindowsAdminCenter module and added a new function.

Azure For IT Professionals – Inaugural Session on Cosmos DB by Govind Kanshi

I am happy to announce the new webinar series — Azure For IT Professionals — hosted by Bangalore IT Pro and PowerShell Bangalore User Groups. As a part of this series, we will host online events around Azure services to help IT professionals come onboard with cloud fundamentals. As an inaugural session, we will have Govind Kanshi (Principal Program Manager, Microsoft) talk about Cosmos DB for IT professionals. DATE AND TIME Tue, July 11, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM IST Add to Calendar Meeting URL: Join Skype Meeting Event Overview Azure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed database service designed to enable you to elastically and independently scale throughput and storage across any number of geographical regions with a comprehensive SLA. You can develop document, key/value, or graph databases with Cosmos DB using a series of popular APIs and programming models. In this part of the Azure for IT professionals webinar series (hosted by Bangalore IT Pro and PowerShell Bangalore User Group), Govind Kanshi — Principal Program Manager with Microsoft — takes us through …

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 …

Bangalore ITPro and Microsoft join hands to host “a deepdive into Office 365”

Bangalore ITPro is happy to announce the “a deepdive into Office 365” event on May 11th, 2013. This event is open to all and has good sessions on SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync online. Event Details DIVE-IN OFFICE 365 (2013) BITPRO Community Event 11th May 2013 Microsoft India GTSC Premises, 4th Floor, Hamilton Hall, Signature Building, Embassy Golf Links Business Park, Intermediate Ring Road , Domlur, Bangalore 560071 Session Details : Timings  Session Name & Description Presenters 1:45-2:00 P.M. Key Note SessionThis session will cover the Introduction to all the other sessions which will be delivered during the event and will introduce the Presenters to the audience.  All Registered and confirmed participants can join this session Sponsors 2:00 – 2:30 PM How Office 365 ( 2013) is different from previous version of office 365A Very Brief introduction to New Office 365 ( 2013) and Various Plans mapped to different customer Scenarios   Ajinkya Pinto 2:30 – 3:45  P.M.  Exchange Migration Approaches, PowerShell Administration & Lync Online This session will cover the various Migration options and migrations process followed in …

Slides: Getting Started with PowerShell scripting

I just came back from the PowerShell / Bangalore ITPro UG meet. We had nearly 40 people showing up for this event. I spoke about getting started with PowerShell scripting and Ismail talked about Exchange 2010 migration. Here are the slides I used for my session. If you were there at the session, please provide your feedback either here or as a tweet to @psbug. See you at the next meet.

I am a ITPro Community Star

It has been a while since I wrote something here. Couple of reasons — I was out of Bangalore for a while and I was not keeping well. I just got some energy back to write something here. so, want to renew my writing with a good news. I have been awarded the ITPro Community Star award for the year 2009 at the Xperience2009 event. Here is what I got as a part of the award.  I am pretty happy about this and I am sure this increases the expectations around my contributions to the technical community. I thank everyone at the BITpro for this nomination. You can contact me direcly on email @ ravikanth @ ravichaganti [dot] com for any help you may need around Microsoft Virtualization, SharePoint Services, Windows PowerShell and other Windows scripting technologies.