Charlie Russel


Charlie Russel

Country and Time Zone: British Columbia, Canada -8 GMT

Charlie Russel has been a Microsoft MVP for Windows XP, Security, Windows Server, and Windows PowerShell. He’s a chemist by education, an electrician by trade, a UNIX and Windows sysadmin and Oracle DBA because he raised his hand when he should have known better, and an IT Manager for a major international software and security company by choice. He’s also an instructor at the University of British Columbia.

Charlie is the author of more than three dozen books about operating systems and enterprise environments and is the original author of the Get-Help pages for the Microsoft Azure PowerShell module. His recent books include Deploying and Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell (Microsoft Press, 2015), Exam Ref 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 (Microsoft Press, 2014), Working with Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (Microsoft Press, 2011), Windows Small Business Server 2011 Administrator’s Companion (Microsoft Press, 2011), Windows Server 2008 Administrator’s Companion (Microsoft Press, 2008), and Oracle DBA Automation Quick Reference (Prentice Hall PTR).