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Apr-12Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2012/04/19/expert-commentary-2012-scripting-games-advanced-event-4.aspxNAArticle

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Feb-12Sarasota IT Pro Camp presented 1 hr.session "Storing PowerShell Output: You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources"http://itprocamp.com/sarasota/sessions/?session=mp5gmb12event

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Feb-12Southeast Michigan SQL Server User Group presented 1 hr.session "Storing PowerShell Output: You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources"http://semsug.sqlpass.org/MeetingArchive/tabid/1273/Default.aspx50 AttendeesEvent

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Feb-12Orlando IT Pro Camp presented 1 hr.session "Storing PowerShell Output: You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources"http://itprocamp.com/sarasota/sessions/?session=mp5gmb20 AttendeesEvent

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Jan-12Orlando IT Pro Camp presented 1 hr.session "Storing PowerShell Output: You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources"http://itprocamp.com/orlando/sessions/?session=yyxxk412 AttendeesEvent

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Oct-11Orlando SQL Saturday #85 Presentation: Storing PowerShell Output. You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, HTML, Excel, and SQL Server data sourceshttp://sqlsaturday.com/viewsession.aspx?sat=85&sessionid=540716 AttendeesEvent

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Aug-11Raymond James Script Club Presentation : You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources.N/A20 AttendeesEvent

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Jul-11Part of IT Camp South Florida 2011 organizing committee. Managed website, created schedule and helped find sponsors. As the creator of IT Camp Saturday also provided advice to other members of the committeehttp://itcampsaturday.com/southflorida/16Event

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Jul-11South Florida IT Camp Presentation : You’ve run PowerShell scripts and need to store the output . In this session we’ll look at sending Powershell output to text, CSV, Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources.http://itprocamp.com/southflorida/sessions/?session=2624 AttendeesEvent

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Jun-11Published article "T-SQL Tuesday 19 Disasters and Recovery"http://www.sqlservercentral.com/blogs/chadmiller/archive/2011/6/14/t_2D00_sql-tuesday-19-disasters-and-recovery.aspx475 ReadsArticle

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Jun-11Tampa PowerShell User Group-- presented 1 hr session on loading PowerShell data into SQL Serverhttp://www.powershellgroup.org/content/tampa-ug-june-21-2011-presents-powershell-uis16 AttendeesEvent

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Jun-11Tampa SharePoint Saturday 75 minute session. PowerShell Basics. An introduction to PowerShell as a command line for one-off tasks or automation in the sys admin world. Basic PowerShell principles and syntax are covered. Get your proverbial admin feet wet with a tool that can make your sys admin life better than it was before! Bigger, stronger, faster. (Cue Bionic Man theme)http://sharepointsaturday.org/tampa/Pages/schedule.pdf30 AttendeesEvent

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Jun-11Awarded Microsoft Community Contributor 2011https://www.microsoftcommunitycontributor.com/faq.aspxN/AAward

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May-11Published a guest blog post on Hey Scripting Guy: "Use ACE Drivers and PowerShell to Talk to Access and Excel,"http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2011/05/04/use-ace-drivers-and-powershell-to-talk-to-access-and-excel.aspx?Article

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Apr-11Tampa PowerShell User Group 1 hr session "PowerShell Back to Basics" Good PowerShell users think in terms of PowerShell and this means wrapping your head around objects, embracing the pipe operator and using built-in cmdlets. Once you start thinking "PowerShell" it becomes a lot easier. This will be 100% demonstration and no slides, we'll look at several scenarios designed to show you how to write effective PowerShellhttp://powershellgroup.org/content/april-14th-2011-tampa-powershell-user-group-presents-powershell-back-basics14 AttendeesEvent

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Mar-11Tampa IT Camp presented 1 hr session "In this sesssion we will look at how the CodeProject SQLPSX can be used for real world PowerShell automation. Specific topics covered include using ADO.NET, retrieving SQL Server information, SSIS administration, Policy-Based Management and SQLIse a WPF-based query tool."http://itcampsaturday.com/tampa/sessions/?session=220 AttendeesEvent

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Mar-11Published article "Restore and Relocate Database Files Using PowerShell"http://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/72723/1,400 ReadsArticle

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Mar-11Presented 30 min session on being a DBA to the USF MIS student societyhttp://www.missociety.org/12 attendeesEvent

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Feb-11Published article "Importing and Exporting SSIS Packages Using PowerShell"http://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/72390Article

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Feb-11Rochester NY and Atlanta PowerShell User Groups presented 1 hr online session "In this sesssion we will look at how the CodeProject SQLPSX can be used for real world PowerShell automation. Specific topics covered include using ADO.NET, retrieving SQL Server information, SSIS administration, Policy-Based Management and SQLIse a WPF-based query tool."http://powershellgroup.org/rochester.ny/SqlPS-1116 AttendeesEvent

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Jan-11Tampa SQL Saturday Presentation presented 1 hr session for SQL Saturday #62 "In this sesssion we will look at how the CodeProject SQLPSX can be used for real world PowerShell automation. Specific topics covered include using ADO.NET, retrieving SQL Server information, SSIS administration, Policy-Based Management and SQLIse a WPF-based query tool."http://www.sqlsaturday.com/viewsession.aspx?sat=62&sessionid=298830 AttendeesEvent

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Jan-11As the Tampa PowerShell User Group Leader organized and led Tampa IT Camp Saturday. Tasks include setting up website for speaker and attendee registration. Finding sponsors and speakers, marketing event at different venues. This is will be full day event for IT Pros modeled after Code Camps and SQL Saturdays. To my knowledge this is the first IT Pro focused Saturday. The event will have 24 sessions. We hope to expand iT Camps to additional cities. I created the website to support a subsite for each location i.e. http://ITCampSaturday/Tampahttp://ITCampSaturday.com/114 attendees at first annual event. Working to start IT Camp in S. FloridaLeader

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Dec-10Published article "What’s Going on with SQL Server Service Account Changes?"http://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/71892/3133Article

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Dec-10Published article "PBM and PowerShell"http://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/72023/802 ReadsArticle

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Nov-10Published a guest blog post on Hey Scripting Guy: "Use PowerShell to Collect Server Data and Write to SQL"http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/11/01/use-powershell-to-collect-server-data-and-write-to-sql.aspx#comments?Article

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Nov-10Tampa Microsoft Infrasture User Group Intro to PowerShell presentationhttp://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=355684110 AttendeesEvent

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Nov-10Published article "Determining An Enterprise Execution Policy Setting"http://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/71757/426 ReadsArticle

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Oct-10Answered 66 posts for questions related to PowerShell and SQL Server at PowerShellCommunity.org SQL Server Forumshttp://powershellcommunity.org/Forums/tabid/54/afv/topicsview/aff/24/Default.aspxN/AForum

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Oct-10Active Twitter, ~1600 tweets in past 24 months mostly related to PowerShellhttp://www.twitter.com/cmille19Over 515 FollowersBlog

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Oct-10Presented 1 hr session for SQL Saturday #49 Orlando Powershell ETL: "In this sesssion we will look at performing common data loading tasks with Powershell. A basic understanding of PowerShell is helpful, but not necessary. Specific topics covered include importing structured files, XML, WMI objects and ADO.NET data sources"http://www.sqlsaturday.com/viewsession.aspx?sat=49&sessionid=215512 AttendeesEvent

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Oct-10Kicked off first http://powershell.sqlpass.org/ meeting with an Intro to Powershell presentation http://powershell.sqlpass.org/PresentationArchive.aspx100 AttendeesEvent

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Aug-10Presented 1 hr session for pace Coast SQL Server User Group Powershell ETL: "In this sesssion we will look at performing common data loading tasks with Powershell. A basic understanding of PowerShell is helpful, but not necessary. Specific topics covered include importing structured files, XML, WMI objects and ADO.NET data sources"http://spacecoast.sqlpass.org/12 AttendeesEvent

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Aug-10Started and release a new CodePlex project called "Really Simple Data Dictionary" or RSDD. Spent ~100 hours on project. Demonstrates coding techniques described in the TechNet Edge interview. Project uses PowerShell module, a backend SQL Server database and PowerPivot report. The purpose of the of RSDD is to collect meta data from Oracle and SQL Serverhttp://rsdd.codeplex.com100 DownloadsCode

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Aug-10Try to answer any questions related to SQL Server and PowerShell on PowerShellCommunity, StackOverflow, ServerFault or MSDN forumshttp://stackoverflow.com/users/135965/chad-miller http://serverfault.com/users/7934/chad-miller http://social.technet.microsoft.com/profile/cmille19/2 medals in TechNet/MSDN forum. 853 points as of 2/2011Forum

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Jul-10Interviewed for TechNet Edge on how Raymond James Financial uses PowerShell to build a meta data repositryhttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/blain-barton-interviews-raymond-james-chad-miller-on-powershell.aspxView count messed up, at one time nearly 10K viewsEvent

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Jun-10Presented 1 hr session for http://appdev.sqlpass.org/ user group Powershell ETL: "In this sesssion we will look at performing common data loading tasks with Powershell. A basic understanding of PowerShell is helpful, but not necessary. Specific topics covered include importing structured files, XML, WMI objects and ADO.NET data sources"https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usergroups/view?id=FTM4RB25 Attendees plus recorded contentEvent

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Mar-10User Group Leader for the Tampa Powershell User Group. Initial kickoff meeting March 2010 with bi-montly meetings. Presented PowerShell for System Automationhttp://www.tampapowershell.com/12 AttendeesEvent

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Mar-10Migrated bloghttp://sev17.com~1,000 readers hits per month /w 120 total postsBlog

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Mar-10Syndicated Blog through SQLServerPediahttp://sqlserverpedia.com/wiki/EditorsN/ABlog

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Mar-10Interviewed for PowerScripting Podcast -- Discussed SQLPSX and SQL 2008 R2 PowerShellhttp://powerscripting.wordpress.com/2010/03/22/episode-106-sql-psx-with-chad-miller/PodCast subscribers and ~20 live Ustream attendeesEvent

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Mar-10Published 2 part series on querying Oracle from Powershellhttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/69705/ http://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/69707/800 viewsArticle

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Feb-10Planned 1 hr presentation: Powershell for System Automation: This session will provide an introduction to Powershell for IT Pros seeking to automate administration tasks. Specific topics covered configuring Powershell, tips and tricks to help you get started with Powershell and writing simple scripts to automate everyday tasks
http://82degreestech.com/Default.aspx?pageId=184258&eventId=120555&EventViewMode=EventDetails4 AttendeesEvent

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Feb-10Published article T-SQL Hammer which builds case for PowerShell over T-SQL in some admin scripting use caseshttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/69617/7500 viewsArticle

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Jan-10Presented a 1 hr session at Tampa SQL Saturday #32 session Powershell ETL: "In this sesssion we will look at performing common data loading tasks with Powershell. A basic understanding of PowerShell is helpful, but not necessary. Specific topics covered include importing structured files, XML, WMI objects and ADO.NET data sources"http://www.sqlsaturday.com/viewsession.aspx?sat=32&sessionid=88216 AttendeesEvent

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Jan-10Published article "Finding Invalid Logins," uses Powershell to verify Windows account/groups against ADhttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/redirect/articles/69274/2,000 Reads as of 2/2010Article

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Jan-10Spent 2-days with Microsoft SQL Server Tools Architect Michiel Worries as part of Frontline Engagement. Provided feedback on Powershell and SQL Server including top list of SQL cmdlets desiredN/AN/AProduct Feedback

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Dec-09Presented 30 minute Powershell Remoting Session for internal Company PowerShell script club. Our IT department at Raymond James has over 800 associatesN/A20 AttendeesEvent

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Dec-09My CodePlex Project SQL Server Powershell Extensions Featured in SQL Server Magazinehttp://www.sqlmag.com/Article/ArticleID/102908/sql_server_102908.htmlN/A

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Nov-09Presented 1 hr session demonstrated the following uses cases for developer usage of Powershell including: ETL,Testing (PSUnit and WatIN), Deployment Automation and Management APIhttp://www.tampacodecamp.com/80 AttendeesEvent

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Oct-09Presented 1 hr session demonstrated the following uses cases for developer usage of Powershell including: ETL,Testing (PSUnit and WatIN), Deployment Automation and Management APIhttp://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!546.entry12 AttendeesEvent

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Oct-09Presented a 1 hr session at Orlando SQL Saturday #21 session SQL Server PowerShell Extensions: "In this sesssion we will look at automating common DBA tasks through Powershell. An overview of the CodePlex project SQL Serer Powershell Extensions will be provided. Specific topics covered include PowerGUI, SQL Server security/permissions reporting, SSIS administration, replication and agent tasks, performing ETL with Powershell."http://www.sqlsaturday.com/eventhome.aspx?eventid=3212 AttendeesEvent

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Oct-09Publish article "Database Space Capacity Planning," uses Powershell to gather database and disk space data, loads to a central database with SQL Server Reporting Services Reportshttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/powershell/68011/As of 10/2009 over 5,400 ReadsArticle

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Oct-09Active Blogger with over 100 Blog posts from 10/2008 through 10/2010 covering PowerShell and SQL Server scripting . Blog is syndicated through SQLServerCentral and SQLServerPediahttp://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/default.aspxAs of 2/2010 over 31,000 page views. Weekly ~750 pages views per weekBlog

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Oct-09Syndicated Blog through SQLServerCentralhttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/blogs/chadmiller/Readership ~1000 per monthBlog

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Oct-09Contributed 16 scripts to PoshCode.Orghttp://poshcode.org/author/Chad%20MillerUnknownCode

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Oct-09During past year, logged 7 Connect Items for PowerShell and SQL Server (userid cmille19)http://connect.microsoft.comN/AProduct Feedback

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Sep-09Provided 6-page feedback to Mingwu Zhang (per his request) a PM in SQL manageability team responsible for SQLPS. The feedback included success criteria for SQL 11 sqlps as well as my thoughts for future cmdlets and functionalityN/AN/AProduct Feedback

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Aug-09Presented a 1 hr session at SQL Saturday #16 session PowerShell and SQL Server Administration: In this sesssion we will look at automating common DBA tasks through Powershell. An overview of the CodePlex project SQL Serer Powershell Extensions will be provided. Specific topics covered include SSIS administration, replication and agent monitoring, performing simple ETL with Powershell and building graphs, charts and diagrams using Powershellhttp://www.sqlsaturday.com/eventhome.aspx?eventid=2025 AttendeesEvent

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Aug-09Presented "Powershell vs T-SQL" for Tampabay SQL Server User Group. Presentation Summary: Automating database tasks traditionally has meant creating Transact-SQL code or an SSIS package. While the introduction of Powershell provides another option, DBAs who are already familiar with Transact-SQL and SSIS, question how Powershell fits into SQL Server Managementability. This session will provide a general overview of Powershell, the SQL Server 2008 Powershell host, and demonstrate use cases where Powershell provides an easier solution than T-SQL or SSIS. Likewise, use cases will be highlighted where T-SQL provides a superior solution over Powershellhttp://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!513.entry60 AttendeesEvent

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Aug-09Presented 30 minute Intro to PowerShell for internal Company PowerShell script club. Our IT department at Raymond James has over 800 associatesN/A100 AttendeesEvent

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Jul-09Presented "Powershell vs T-SQL" for Orlando PASS User Group. Presentation Summary: Automating database tasks traditionally has meant creating Transact-SQL code or an SSIS package. While the introduction of Powershell provides another option, DBAs who are already familiar with Transact-SQL and SSIS, question how Powershell fits into SQL Server Managementability. This session will provide a general overview of Powershell, the SQL Server 2008 Powershell host, and demonstrate use cases where Powershell provides an easier solution than T-SQL or SSIS. Likewise, use cases will be highlighted where T-SQL provides a superior solution over Powershellhttp://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!478.entryEvent

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Jul-09Created Quest PowerPack for SQL Server PowerShell Extensions. Uses PowerShell for browsing various SQL Server objects, managing security, scripting objects, managing SQL Server service, monitoring replicaiton, and managing SQL Server Integration Serviceshttp://www.powergui.org/entry.jspa?externalID=2442&categoryID=54As ov 10/2009 over 1,300 DownloadsCode

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Jun-09Published article on Databse Backup Monitoring and Reporting using PowerShell at SQLServerCentralhttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/Backup/66564/As of 10/2009 over 8,000 ReadsArticle

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May-09Presented "Powershell vs T-SQL" for Sarasota SQL Server User Group. Presentation Summary: Automating database tasks traditionally has meant creating Transact-SQL code or an SSIS package. While the introduction of Powershell provides another option, DBAs who are already familiar with Transact-SQL and SSIS, question how Powershell fits into SQL Server Managementability. This session will provide a general overview of Powershell, the SQL Server 2008 Powershell host, and demonstrate use cases where Powershell provides an easier solution than T-SQL or SSIS. Likewise, use cases will be highlighted where T-SQL provides a superior solution over Powershellhttp://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!413.entry16 AttendeesEvent

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Feb-09Presented a session entitled Using RSS for Systems Administration at Southest Michigan SQL Server User Group. Provide an overview using simple tools that generate standard RSS feeds containing information regarding SQL Server jobs; ad-hoc queries and database size and space allocation information. This session will demonstrate using RSS with T-SQL and PowerShell to automate a daily DBA morning checklist by aggregating error logs, backup and additional information across multiple servers/databaseshttp://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!277.entry50 AttendeesEvent

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Feb-09Presented on CodePlex project SQL Server PowerShell Extensions for the PowerShell Virtual User Grouphttp://marcoshaw.blogspot.com/2009/02/windows-powershell-virtual-user-group.html24 AttendeesEvent

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Jan-09Published artcle on Getting Data out of SQL Server from Powershell at SQLServerCentralhttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/powershell/65324/As of 10/2009 over 6,500 ReadsArticle

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Jan-09Presented a session entitled Using RSS for Systems Administration at Tampa SQL Saturday 2009. Provide an overview using simple tools that generate standard RSS feeds containing information regarding SQL Server jobs; ad-hoc queries and database size and space allocation information. This session will demonstrate using RSS with T-SQL and PowerShell to automate a daily DBA morning checklist by aggregating error logs, backup and additional information across multiple servers/databaseshttp://www.sqlsaturday.com/eventhome.aspx?eventid=1312 AttendeesEvent

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Dec-08Published article on Loading Data with PowerShell at SQLServerCentralhttp://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/powershell/65196/As of 10/2009 over 8,500 ReadsArticle

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Oct-08Created/Published CodePlex Project PoshRSS, a PowerShell based RSS server written in PowerShellASP. Outputs of any PowerShell command/script is displayed as an RSS feed. The primary goal of PoshRSS is to provide system administrations the ability to leverage PowerShell + RSS to aggregate system information across many systemshttp://poshrss.codeplex.comAs of 1/2011 -- 225 downloadsCode

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Oct-08Presented RSS Reporter for SQL Server. Presentation on using RSS for System Adminitration with Demonstration of PoshRSS CodePlex project.http://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!182.entry60 AttendeesEvent

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Oct-08PowerScripting Podcast Interview -- Episode 46. Discussed PowerShell adoption, SQL Server 2008 and my CodePlex Project SQLPSXhttp://powerscripting.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/episode-46-sql-psx/PodCast subscribers and ~20 live Ustream attendeesEvent

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Oct-08Published Two part series on installing and using SQL Server Powershell Extensions at SQLServerCentral. Part 1http://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/powershell/64316/As of 10/2009 Over 9,500 ReadsArticle

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Oct-08Published Two part series on installing and using SQL Server Powershell Extensions at SQLServerCentral. Part 2http://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/powershell/64350/As of 10/2009 over 5,100 ReadsArticle

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Jul-08 Developer/Coordinate of CodePlex Project SQL Server PowerShell Extensions (SQLPSX). Over 3,000 hours in creating/coding/testing/releasing. Created 18 releases every 60 to days. SQLPSX consists of 155 functions, 2 cmdlets and 12 scripts for working with SMO, Agent, PBM, RMO, SSIS and SQL script files. In addition an optional component of a backend database and SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 reports are provided. In 2009/2010 Added developers Laerte Junior (SQL MVP) and Mke Shepard to project. Laerte has been very active in Brazil technical community writing and speaking about Powershell and SQL Server. In 2010 added developer Bernd Krizo active member of PowerShell community.http://sqlpsx.codeplex.com/statsAs of 1/2011 -- Over 27,000 downloads and 107,000 Page ViewsCode