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Ep. 45, Building communities with Chrissy LeMaire


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Chrissy LeMaire

Aired January 2, 2023 | 72 min

In this episode, we chat with Chriss LeMaire, a PowerSheller, DBA, GitHub star, and community builder. We delve into imposter syndrome and the wellspring of Chrissy's confidence. We discuss the creation of DBATools, her journey as an author, her admiration for Lee Holmes, and her involvement in the fediverse. We also hear the legendary story of Big Perms. Finally, Jordan takes a detour to discuss food with no regrets.

Meet our guest

Chrissy LeMaire

Chrissy is an automation engineer in Europe, PS & SQL MVP, and inaugural GitHub Star, with a master's degree in systems engineering. She’s also certified in SQL Server, Linux, SharePoint, and network security.

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Meet the hosts

Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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Jordan Hammond

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Jordan Hammond spent years as an exchange server administrator. One day, it dawned on him that he could automate many of those mundane tasks using PowerShell. And just like that, his journey into PowerShell began. Jordan has spent the past several years working at PDQ perfecting his automation and PowerShell skills.

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