Hal Rottenberg is a system engineer, Microsoft PowerShell MVP, and VMware vExpert living in Woodstock, Georgia. He has over thirteen years of experience in IT while working for such large enterprises as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and The Home Depot. When it comes to IT, Hal's passions are automation and virtualization.
He is well-known in sysadmin circles for co-hosting the PowerScripting Podcast, and heading up the PowerShellCommunity organization. He is also the author of a book titled "Managing VMware Infrastructure with PowerShell: TFM" published by SAPIEN Press in 2009.
Previous to his career as a PowerShell guru, Hal was heavily involved in the Jabber / XMPP instant messaging protocol community as a member of the Jabber Software Foundation (now called the XMPP Standards Foundation). He remains involved in that space to a lesser extent in his long-running capacity as webmaster for the Psi project, which is an extremely popular (average of 1,500 downloads a day) instant messaging client which works on the XMPP network.
When not being a major geek, Hal enjoys coaching his boys in soccer, and spending time with his lovely wife to whom he has been married since 1997.
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Courses by Hal
CourseVMware vSphere PowerCLI: Advanced ManagementAdvanced6h 29mMar 22, 2011
CourseVMware vSphere PowerCLI: BasicsAdvanced4h 38mMar 22, 2011
CourseReporting, Monitoring and Diagnostics with PowerCLIAdvanced4h 38mJul 12, 2010
CourseManaging VMware vSphere with PowerCLIAdvanced5h 42mFeb 8, 2010