Mike Nelson

Information & Communications Technology

Cloud Computing on the Azure Platform Cloud & Infrastructure Citrix VMware Disaster Recovery Windows Server Hyper-V PowerShell apis Azure aws Datacenter DevOps & Automation WSL Linux Cloud Security Microsoft MVP Microsoft Technology Cloud Technology Women in Tech Microsoft Technologies Educational Technology Technological Innovation Information Technology Developer Technologies M365 Microsoft 365 Office 365 Infrastructure Infrastructure as Code Cloud Native Infrastructure Azure Apps and Infra Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Azure Infrastructure

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Practical uses for the WSL

The Windows Subsystem for Linux is now embedded as part of the OS in Windows 10 and Server 2019. For those of us that were raised on the CLI in the *nix world, this is an awesome feature addition. But for those that haven't been exposed to that CLI ro the WSL, now is the time to check it out. We'll step through some practical real life examples and use cases showing how the WSL can make your admin life just a bit easier.


Mike Nelson

Principal Technologist, Solutions Architect, Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTA, VMware vExpert

Mike's career in information technology spans over three decades, involving a vast array of technologies and solutions. I am very passionate about cutting edge technology, solutions, and knowledge sharing. Mike has been awarded prestigious community contribution awards such as a Microsoft MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management, a Microsoft Azure Advisor, a Citrix Technology Advocate, and a VMware vExpert and VMware User Group Leader. He is an international speaker at technical conferences, corporations, and user groups.


VMware User Group Co-Leader, Microsoft and Women in Technology Mentor

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