Archives: June 2009
Over the weekend I received the great news that I've been selected to present a new session, Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell, at the 2009 PASS Summit in Seattle.
Here's the abstract:
We all know how important it is to keep a baseline of performance metrics that allow… Read more
My first whitepaper for Microsoft, Understanding and Using PowerShell Support in SQL Server 2008 has been published. It was a great honor to have been selected to write the paper, and I thank Kalen Delaney for giving me the opportunity. I hope you find it useful.
Scripting tasks in PowerShell is a fairly easy way to automate tasks, but you have to know when you get errors and what the real error is. There have been quite a number of blog posts on how to handle errors in PowerShell, like this one by Joel 'Jaykul' Bennett.… Read more
I talk a lot about scripting tasks on our servers to automate our regular processes, but in this case I'm talking about a different kind of script.
When I first started college, I was a Theatre major. Of course, I learned pretty quickly that my success in that field would… Read more