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February 22, 2011  3:44 PM

Do you Attend SQL Saturday Events

Posted by: Colin Smith
Add new tag, SQL Saturday, Survey

Since we just had our first local SQL Saturday event in Phoenix, I thought I would try a survey and see if you are all attending these great events. Depending on the answers I get I am sure I will do more. So the Question is 'Have you ever attended a SQL Saturday Event'. I am curious to see the...

December 30, 2010  10:00 PM

New PS Project

Posted by: Colin Smith
Add new tag, Exchange, Powershell

I have just been informed that I have to come up with a way to create a Dynamic Distribution Group in exchange. I have the criteria but I have no clue what a Dynamic Distribution group in and how it is different then a Distribution Group. So off to the learning I go but I think this will be fun and...

November 24, 2010  6:52 PM

Find Database Files with Powershell

Posted by: Colin Smith
Add new tag, DBA, Powershell, Scripting

I recently had a request to go out and find the logical name and the physical name of mdf and ldf files in sql server. I thought this might be a good place to use powershell and the invoke-sqlcmd cmd-let that is with sqlserver2008 snapin. Here is an example of what I did to find the files for...

August 27, 2009  3:44 PM

More of the TV Saga

Posted by: Colin Smith
Add new tag, TV, TV Update

Today is really the point of no return for me in this venture of leaving the dish behind. I recieved my shipping boxes for the LNB and two recievers that I had from the dish provider and I am taking them to the UPS Store today. Now I can not just call and say turn it all back on. So far I have been...


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