A look at the open source PowerShell v6

PowerShell MVP Richard Siddaway takes a look at the differences between PowerShell v6 and Windows PowerShell 5.1, including use cases, resources and what’s to come now that it’s open source.


Effective cost saving in Azure without moving to PaaS

Recently we were asked if we could help a company to reduce the costs of their infrastructure in Microsoft Azure. They were wanting to move rapidly, so working on a plan to re-architect their system to make use of the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) features that Azure provides wasn’t a viable option – we had to find another way.


TechNet Pod #2 – The Linux One

The TechNet Pod is a monthly podcast that rounds up everything that’s been happening on Microsoft UK’s technical channels, including TechNet UK, @MSDevUK and @TechNetUK. This month, we talk Linux in our interview with Matt Saunders and Jack Moore, two co-organisers of London DevOps.


Writing Your First PowerShell Script

PowerShell intro
PowerShell intro

In today’s article Michael Sammels is going to show you how to write your first PowerShell script. This is just an example script, and doesn’t even begin to tip the iceberg – but we will get to the more advanced stuff later on. For now, we will start with the basic items, and work our…


PowerShell classes

PowerShell Classes
PowerShell Classes

In this in-depth article, Richard Siddaway will introduce you to PowerShell classes, and how they can be used as part of a PowerShell module.


Parallel processing with PowerShell

PowerShell MVP Richard Siddaway shows how to automate administrative tasks on a large scale by working in parallel with PowerShell. This article covers PowerShell jobs, workflows and runspaces.