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PowerShell for the DBA, Part 2 - Objects and Tools – sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Wed, Mar 08 2017 19:00 UTC

PowerShell for the DBA, Part 2 - Objects and Tools

In part 1, we explored the basics of PowerShell, and just scratched the surface of applying PowerShell to DBA tasks. In this second session we'll use PowerShell to explore the SQL Management Objects (SMO) and walk through example scripts to work with SQL Server to perform common SQL functions. We will also explore freely available PowerShell modules & scripts from both Microsoft and the SQL community that leverage SMO into powerful tools to make the DBA's life easier. Note: David presented the first part of this talk in September, 2016. You may want to review the recording which is available at dba.sqlpass.org on the meeting archives page.


David Cobb

David Cobb is a Systems Architect for CheckAlt Payment Solutions, providers of automated and electronic check transaction processing since 2005. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, with MCSE Data Platform certification for SQL 2012, training people on SQL Server since 2002. David is also the principal consultant for Cobb Information Technologies, Inc, founded in 1996, providing technology consulting with a focus on SQL Server.

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