The Multifunctioning DBA:

Scripting


May 29, 2009  2:49 PM

Powershell SQL Load Script



Posted by: Colin Smith
Database Administration, MSSQL, Powershell, Scripting, SQL

In my environment we have some servers, test servers, that are loaded from the Production Servers on a regular basis. Since this is the case I have decided that I would like to attempt to script this. I just started but I am already well on my way to getting this done. I am pretty sure that I will...

May 29, 2009  2:41 PM

Powershell Plus



Posted by: Colin Smith
IDE, Powershell, Scripting, Systems Administration

I have been using PowerShell Plus for my PowerShell IDE. It is not free but I really think that it is the best IDE for PowerShell. They released version 3.0 not to long ago and it is even better. Along with the great code editor, debugger, and interactive window, they have added a learning center,...


March 30, 2009  9:57 PM

Scripting



Posted by: Colin Smith
Active Directory, Database Administration, Linux, Powershell, Scripting, System Administration, Unix, Windows, Windows Administration

So I have people ask me all the time how I can get so much done in a day. I have to be honest with you, I do not really do that much. This is because I write scripts to do anything and everything for me if I have to do it more than once I script it. If I think something...


March 18, 2009  7:58 PM

Powershell VS VBScript



Posted by: Colin Smith
Powershell, Scripting, VBScript

My wife works for a large company as an accountant for a company here in Phoenix and she called me one day asking if I could put a script together that would do some file manipulation and combine multiple files into one. I said no problem. You tell me what you need and I can do it in Powershell....


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