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Chad Miller

Chad Miller is a Senior Manager of Database Administration at Raymond James Financial. Chad has worked with Microsoft SQL Server since 1999 and has been automating administration tasks using Windows Powershell since 2007. Chad is the Project Coordinator/Developer of the Powershell-based Codeplex project SQL Server PowerShell Extensions (SQLPSX). Chad leads the Tampa Powershell User Group and is a frequent speaker at users groups, SQL Saturdays and Code Camps.

Archives: May 2010

The Truth about SQLPS and PowerShell V2

With the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 there have been claims that sqlps is really PowerShell V1 under the covers or that sqlps is PowerShell V2 because it returns $psversiontable information. Although, technically, sqlps neither PowerShell V1 nor V2, the answer to this question is a little more complicated… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 28 May 2010

SQL Agent Visual Job Schedule Viewer

If you have experience with the SQL Server Agent you quickly realize the difficulty in managing job schedules. On a busy server with many SQL jobs scheduled to run throughout the day at various times finding clashing job schedules and long running jobs is hard to do using the native… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 15 May 2010

T-SQL Tuesday #006 Blobs, FileStream and PowerShell

In case you’re wondering about the title T-SQL Tuesday, it’s a monthly collection of SQL Server related content where a bunch of bloggers contribute posts related a specific topic. This month’s topic hosted by Michael Coles is Large Object data types or also know as Blobs. In this blog… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 11 May 2010