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Automating Day-to-Day PowerShell Admin Tasks - Jobs and Workflow

If you are aiming to optimise the use of your time by doing as much as possible via scripting, you will soon want to run scripts in parallel to save time. PowerShell does not demand that you run jobs one after the other; It has the means to launch actions whenever you wish and to obtain the results when you want them.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/05/15 | Source: ITKnowledge Exchange | Category: automation
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 5,909 reads

Collect Data from Multiple Instances Using SSIS and Powershell

Use SSIS to pull data from multiple instances. Combine with powershell to run multiple instances simultaneously.  Read more...
By S. Kusen 2015/02/23 | Source: | Category: administration
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Database Build Automation – The First Step to Continuous Integration

So you're keen to take the first steps to the continuous integration of your database. You have to start by getting your database into source control. You can then begin to automate your build processes in order to generate and test a database. By doing this regularly, you'll be much better prepared for the deployment process because you'll have solved integration issues when they happen, and facilitated the broader testing process.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/12/30 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: automation
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Runbooks in SQL Azure

SQL Azure Runbooks promise to be your “SQL Server Agent in the cloud” enabling automation of time consuming, repetitive tasks.  Read more...
By Paul Hebhardt 2014/12/02 | Source: | Category: sql azure
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Database Configuration Management for SQL Server

It is not just the rapid and painless testing, deployment and update of databases that requires care in the retention and management of configuration information. Configuration information is also essential for audit, resilience, and support. The range of documentation varies widely with the database and its setting, but the underlying principles remain the same. Without appropriate configuration management, automation is likely to be futile.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/11/12 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: configuration files
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Automating Red Gate SQL Compare with MSSQL Server Agent

How to compare two databases and email the results to every one who needs to know  Read more...
By Neil Burton 2014/10/29 | Source: | Category: redgate software
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Data Mining: Part 16 Automating Data Mining Processes

In this chapter we will learn how to automate Data Mining Tasks using the SQL Agent.  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2014/09/08 | Source: | Category: microsoft
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Artist or Scientist?

In your work, are you an artist or a scientist? Steve Jones knows we need to be both, but when is each appropriate?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/08/19 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Automate Your Central Management Server Registrations

Easily register SQL Servers in your inventory to your CMS for easy multi-server queries.  Read more...
By S. Kusen 2014/08/18 | Source: | Category: administration
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Automate Registering and Maintaining Servers in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

This tip looks at how to use a control file that lists the structure to use within SSMS and a PowerShell script that will automatically maintain the list of registered servers within SSMS.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/16 | Source: | Category: automation
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Automating Database Restores

This article describes a way to automatically restore multiple database backups from a directory.  Read more...
By Sujeet Singh 2014/04/21 | Source: | Category: backup
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Five Tips to Get Your Organisation Releasing Software Frequently

The frequency of releasing software varies widely in the industry. If the test and release process is made as reliable and predictable as possible, then everyone gains. But how do you get started?   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/02/03 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: deployment
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Automation: Changing SQL Service Startup Parameters using T-SQL

Quick and efficent way to change SQL service startup parameters for 1000 instances!  Read more...
By Shaunt Khalatian 2013/12/19 | Source: | Category: automation
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Find the Currently Running Scheduled Job

Ever need to automatically stop a long running job? Ever need to find which named Schedule is the currently running version of your job? There's simple code that'll let you find out.  Read more...
By Sioban Krzywicki 2013/04/25 | Source: | Category: automation
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Automating SQL Server Database Deployments: A Worked Example

Alex talks through a simple practical example of a database deployment, First creating a empty database and then upgrading it through three steps by writing T-SQL scripts, adjusting configuration files and the change log, before generating a full build script containing all schema objects.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/04/09 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: deployment
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Automatically Generate Stored Procedures

This article will show you how to automatically generate insert, update, and delete procedures for tables in your database  Read more...
By James Skipwith 2013/01/01 (first published: 2011/02/10) | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Managing Database Data Usage With Custom Space Alerts

A quick how-to on configuring SQL Server Agent alerts to manage file space usage.  Read more...
By Simon Richards 2012/05/30 | Source: | Category: alerts
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A Simple way of Automating Scripts

Deploying changes to your environments can be challenging, especially when you have multiple script files. Sadequl Hussain brings us a technique that works well and handles mutliple files.  Read more...
By Sadequl Hussain 2011/12/30 (first published: 2009/07/30) | Source: | Category: automation
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Automatically Scripting Out Permissions for Cross Environment Restores

This article from Warren Campbell shows a process to recreate permissions in development environments after restoring a database from a production instance.  Read more...
By Warren Campbell 2011/12/05 | Source: | Category: automation
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The Robot DBA

Steve Jones talks about the idea of an automated DBA and disputes the notion that it will come to pass anytime soon.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/09/07 | Source: | Category: editorial
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