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Adam Bertram
Adam Bertram is a 20-year veteran of IT. He’s currently an automation engineer, blogger, independent consultant, freelance writer, author, and trainer. Adam focuses on DevOps, system management, and automation technologies as well as various cloud platforms. He is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP and efficiency nerd that enjoys teaching others a better way to leverage automation.
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Posted on 12.27.17 by Adam Bertram

PowerShell: More Than Just Scripts

When you think of PowerShell, what comes to mind? Scripts? Probably. Of course, one of PowerShell's core focuses is about scripting; the other is a great shell.

Posted on 12.15.17 by Adam Bertram

Managing IIS Web Application Pools in PowerShell

Need to keep an eye on your IIS web server app pools? Here's a guide on getting started with PowerShell.

Posted on 12.11.17 by Adam Bertram

End of Life for Windows PowerShell?

PowerShell 5.x is soon being replaced. Once the official version of PowerShell Core 6.0 is deployed into production, we can get more details about the future.

Posted on 12.05.17 by Adam Bertram

Don’t Assume Anything in Code (PowerShell Coding Best Practices)

Don’t ever assume that code is obvious. Write your PowerShell code like you're writing it for your grandma.

Posted on 11.27.17 by Adam Bertram

Building a Professional File Transfer Script in PowerShell

A detailed guide on creating a FTP script in PowerShell to move files between servers.

Posted on 11.06.17 by Adam Bertram

PowerShell to Python and Back

Adam the Automator describes taking the leap from being a PowerShell guy to learning a new scripting language in Python.

Posted on 10.18.17 by Adam Bertram

A Newbie’s Guide to Python Functions

Not quite sure how functions work in Python? We've got you covered, here's a guide to get you started. 

Posted on 10.11.17 by Adam Bertram

How To Create a Simple PowerShell Script for Server Monitoring

Want to keep an eye on how your servers are doing? Here's a guide on using PowerShell to get yourself started in the right direction.

Posted on 10.03.17 by Adam Bertram

How Do You Install Python?

To kick off our series on Python from a PowerShell guy’s perspective, the first thing we have to do is install Python.

Posted on 09.15.17 by Adam Bertram

Working with Interactive Prompts in PowerShell

In this PowerShell tutorial, we will cover a few ways to interactively prompt a user for input.

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