Archives: March 2010
I was interviewed by Jon (@JonWaltz) and Hal (@Halr9000) in episode 106 of the PowerScripting Podcast. This was my second time coming on the show and it was great to be back. In the interview we talked about the PowerShell changes in SQL Server 2008… Read more
After blogging on Live Spaces for a 517 days, I’ve made the difficult decision to move to my own domain here to Sev17.com. As an aside, the meaning of Sev17 is described in the About section. All of the content and comments have been migrated from my old blog Read more
After blogging on Live Spaces for a couple of years, I’ve made the difficult decision to move to my own domain. All of the content and comments have been migrated to the new site. Although this site will remain available I will no longer update with new posts comments have… Read more
SQL Server Powershell Powershell Extensions (SQLPSX) has been updated to version 2.1. The most notable change is the addition of a Powershell Integrated Scripting Editor (ISE) module called SQLIse (pronounced “SQL Ice”). The module provides a basic IDE for T-SQL that includes the ability to edit, execute, parse and format… Read more
In part one we installed and configured the Oracle client software, in this post we will query an Oracle database from Powershell. In addition we’ll look at one way to handle storing sensitive password information.
Querying and Oracle Database
In this two part blog post we will demonstrate how to query an Oracle database from Powershell. Before we can run queries against Oracle we need to install the Oracle client on our Windows machine. Unlike SQL Server, the drivers for connecting to Oracle are not included with the operating… Read more