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PowerShell on Azure: Turbocharging Azure Automation

Come join PowerShell MVP Aleksandar Nikolić (@alexandair) to understand what this PowerShell thing is all about - and how to use it to turbocharge your Windows Azure toolbox: how to spin up a new VM, scale, set up networking, and more - all from the comfort of a few lines of PowerShell. The capabilities go well beyond simple deployment.

Of particular interest to the IT Pro, WazOps (Windows Azure DevOps), and Software Developers interested in automation.

In the opening talk, Bill Wilder will review some of the many recent announcements from Microsoft about enhancements and new features released for Windows Azure.

(This event will be held upstairs at NERD in the Commons which is entered from the 10th floor.)



  • 6:00-6:25 - Gather, have some pizza, grab a cold drink, socialize
  • 6:25-6:30 - Call to order, grab a seat
  • 6:30-7:00 - What's new on Windows Azure?
  • 7:00-8:20 - PowerShell on Azure: Turbocharging Azure Automation
  • 8:20-8:30 - Giveaways, announcements
  • 8:30-?:00 - Grab a cold beverage nearby

ABOUT OUR FEATURED SPEAKER: Aleksandar Nikolić (@alexandair) is PowerShell MVP from Novi Sad, Serbia. He is the co-founder and editor of PowerShell Magazine (, blogs at, and is on Twitter as @alexandair.




LOCATION: Microsoft NERD Center at 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142

PARKING: If you park in the building, it costs $10 if you enter the garage after 5:00 PM



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  • Ghanshyam

    It was interesting and informative. Aleksander demonstration of provisioning vms on the fly was exciting.
    It would be great if the ppt can be shared.

    May 10, 2013

  • Bill W.

    Aleksandar is a true PowerShell guru. His passion was obvious throughout as he led us through a host of practical Azure examples. Thank you!

    May 8, 2013

  • David B.

    OK make it good

    May 6, 2013

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