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RunAs Radio

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A weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals
The DSC Book with Missy Januszko
Sep 20 • 28 min
Desired State Configuration continues to evolve, are you? Richard chats with Missy Januszko about her work (with Don Jones) on The DSC Book. DSC is short for Desired State Configuration, and a key part of PowerShell and the Windows Management Framework.…
OMS and SCOM with Cameron Fuller
Sep 13 • 34 min
Here come the acronyms! Richard chats with Cameron Fuller about Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS), the cloud-based instrumentation, diagnostics and automation tool from Microsoft that is all the rage - and not just for cloud related products!…
Thinking IT Cloud with Tim Warner
Sep 6 • 34 min
Still on the fence about moving services to the cloud? Richard chats with Tim Warner about the on-going evolution of the cloud and the increasing pressure that IT folks feel to incorporate it into the infrastructure strategy of an organization. The…
Microsoft Reporting Ecosystem with David Pless
Aug 30 • 31 min
So what is a reporting ecosystem? Richard chats with David Pless about the modern Microsoft reporting ecosystem, which can involve SQL Server Reporting Servers, Excel and the new Power BI tools. David talks about how you can work from the space you’re…
Turn Off SMB1 with Ned Pyle
Aug 23 • 31 min
Turn off SMB1! Richard talks to Ned Pyle about the ongoing battle to retire SMB1, a 30-year-old file transfer protocol at the heart of recent malware attacks. While there are patches to eliminate the vulnerability, the best patch is removing the protocol…
Azure and Azure Stack with Aidan Finn
Aug 16 • 32 min
Azure is growing, and Azure Stack is taking orders! Richard chats with Aidan Finn about his work with companies implementing Azure and looking at Azure Stack. Azure Stack *is* Azure, but it’s your own private Azure - you run it where you want. What you…
NanoServer and Containers with Jason Helmick
Aug 9 • 31 min
Lots of news around NanoServer - what’s it all mean? Richard chats with Jason Helmick about NanoServer - but first, a quick discussion around a comment from a listener on the ongoing evolution of PowerShell. This ties nicely into the broader topic of…
Windows Upgrade Readiness with Steve Thomas
Aug 2 • 36 min
Windows 10 has been out for two years now, are you ready to move? Richard chats with Steve Thomas about the latest tools Microsoft provides to help you migrate your clients over to Windows 10. Steve talks about the Windows Upgrade Readiness tools that are…
DevOps for Everyone with Rob England
Jul 26 • 31 min
Change is scary, how do you keep people from resisting? While at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London, Richard sat down with fellow Kiwi Rob England to talk about his experiences bringing DevOps practices to very conservative organizations - like the…
Self-Driving Vehicles with Mark Minasi
Jul 19 • 49 min
Ready to go off the IT rails? Mark Minasi is back! Richard chats with Mark about his favorite subject at the moment - automated vehicles. Mark takes a humorous poke at the role of computing, cloud and sensors that should bring automated driving to…
DevOps for Mainframes with David Rizzo and Rosalind Radcliffe
Jul 12 • 31 min
DevOps for Mainframes? Really? Yes really! While at DevOps Enterprise Summit in London, Richard sat down with Rosalind Radcliffe and David Rizzo to talk about how mainframes can be part of a DevOps practice! The conversation starts out with Rosalind…
Improving Help Desk Using PowerShell with David das Neves
Jul 5 • 38 min
How can PowerShell improve your help desk? Richard chats with David das Neves about his work improving the efficiency of a help desk by writing PowerShell scripts. Not the most obvious role for PowerShell, but David walks through the process of finding…
ITIL and DevOps with Akshay Ananad and Kaimar Karu
Jun 28 • 32 min
ITIL and DevOps together? Yes! While at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London, Richard sat down with Akshay Ananad and Kaimar Karu of AXELOS to talk about how the DevOps practices apply to service management. ITIL was born in a slower time for IT, but…
DevOps in 2017 with Nicole Forsgren
Jun 21 • 33 min
How is DevOps evolving? While at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London, Richard sat down with Nicole Forsgren to talk about her latest data finding and analysis on DevOps. The conversation starts with a discussion about making good reports, including who…
SQL Q and A at SQLIntersection Spring 2017
Jun 14 • 55 min
More questions answered at SQLIntersection! Richard hosts a panel discussion of Kim Tripp, Paul Randal, Bob Ward, Brent Ozar and many other SQL speakers from SQLIntersection. The questions are far ranging this time around, talking about business…
Azure Database for MySQL and Postgres with Jason Anderson and Sunil Kamath
Jun 7 • 33 min
More database services in Azure! While at the Build conference, Richard sat down with Jason Anderson and Sunil Kamath to discuss both MySQL and Postgres coming to Azure Database services. Sure, you’ve been able to run MySQL and Postgres in virtual…
Azure Stack Update with Jeffrey Snover
May 31 • 35 min
Azure Stack is coming soon! While at the Build conference in Seattle, Richard sat down with Jeffrey Snover to dig into the latest developments around Azure Stack. If you like cloud architecture but are not prepared to go to the public cloud, Azure Stack…
Exchange 2016 Update with Mike O’Neill
May 24 • 32 min
What’s the latest on Exchange 2016? Richard chats with Microsoft PFE Mike O’Neill about some the things he’s seen lately in Exchange world. Mike talks about the hybrid world of mail these days, with on-premises Exchange servers working alongside of Office…
Linux on Hyper-V with Kevin Kelling
May 17 • 32 min
Why would you run Linux on Hyper-V? Richard chats with Microsoft Premier Field Engineer Kevin Kelling about his experiences working with a customer that had tens of thousands of virtual machines running Hyper-V - enough that the licensing of the VMs…
Testing PowerShell using PowerShell with Adam Bertram
May 10 • 34 min
How do you build sustainable PowerShell? By testing it! Richard talks to Adam Bertram about his work with Pester, the testing library for PowerShell. Adam talks about building mature PowerShell scripts, that is, scripts you’re willing to share with…