Apparently our summer isn’t over yet, but looking out of the window it does look like it. But the Scots are a resilient bunch and, well, not getting sun for summer really is a tradition for us so the fantastic weather we did have was a bonus which most of us probably moaned about anyway.

But August isn’t only going to offer us better weather. It also offers us two PowerShell & DevOps talks at your local friendly PowerShell and DevOps User Group meetup.

Agenda

As promised in July’s post, we have two speakers lined up to talk to us remotely:

  • 6.00pm - Arrive, Pizza, Mingle

  • 6.25pm - Introduction

  • 6.30pm - The World of PowerShell and AWS by Bryce McDonald [t|w];
    Bryce is an early adopter of the ‘Infrastructure as Code’ methodologies, and this has proven useful throughout his career as a system administrator. He likes to give back to the community through speaking at PowerShell User Groups, making videos on TechSnips, and authoring the AWS PowerShell book.

  • 7.30pm - Break

  • 7.45pm - Building Better Bricks: Module design and development best practice by Chris Gardner [t|w];
    Chris Gardner is a DevOps and ALM consultant with over 4 years’ experience working with PowerShell. He has recently been focusing on using DSC to configure Windows for a variety of purposes, particularly when provisioning dev/test environments in Azure.

  • 8.45pm - Thank You’s

Grab your tickets now from Meetup. And bring a friend!

Location

You can find the Incremental Group on the 5th floor of the Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, Glasgow, G1 1RE. NOTE: Google Maps is showing Incremental Group as near the Trongate which is incorrect. Search for the address and not Incremental Group.

Montrose street is just off of George Square and equi-distant of Queen Street and High Street train stations with a 5 minute walk. Glasgow Central and Argyle Street are around a 10 minute walk. When you get there press the buzzer on the small door to the left of the main doors.

Thanks to Incremental Group for hosting us once again. They really have been fantastic!

New Co-Organiser

Hot off from her debut speaking at the group in June, Veronique Lengelle has joined the team as a co-organiser of the group!

Mailing List

If you’re not already a member of the mailing list, please subscribe to the group update emails. This allows us to keep you up to date on news with the group including meetings once our subscription comes to an end.

The group needs YOU!

The group is always in need of speakers so if you have a topic you’d like to talk about, whether that be a problem you have come across that you solved with PowerShell or a DevOps project you are working on that you’d like to share then it’s simple. You can do a 5, 10, 15, 30 minute or full hour talk. If you’ve been to the face to face meetups you’ll know that we’re a friendly crowd. So contact us.

See you Wednesday!

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