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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: June 2010

Building A Remote Desktop Manager Cluster List

The Microsoft Clustering and High Availablity bloggers have taken noticed of the Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) utility from a cluster management perspective. I’ve previously blogged about Building A Remote Desktop Manager Connection List from the SQL Server Central Management Server (CMS) tables. The RDCMan use case for cluster administration… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 30 June 2010

PowerShell ETL Presentation

My thanks to everyone in attendence and PASS AppDev VC for inviting me to speak. I’ll post a link to the video as soon as its available. Video is available here. Feel free to post questions or comments. The presentation and supporting materials for the Powershell ETL session… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 23 June 2010

Live Meeting Presentation – ETL with PowerShell

On Tuesday June 22nd 9 PM Eastern I”m presenting ETL with PowerShell for PASS AppDev VC—a virtual chapter of Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). In this presentation we will look at performing common data loading tasks with Powershell. A basic understanding of PowerShell is helpful, but not… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 20 June 2010

Building A Remote Desktop Manager Connection List

Remote Desktop Connection Manager or RDCMan is a free download from Microsoft for managing multiple remote desktop connections. The functionality provided by RDCMan is above and beyond what you’ll find in the built-in Remote Desktop MMC and comparable to other 3rd party Remote Desktop utilities. If you’re connecting to multiple… Read more

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Posted in Chad Miller on 15 June 2010

SQLIse A PowerShell SQL Server Query Tools Gets an Update

After the first release of SQLIse (“SQL Ice”)--a basic IDE for T-SQL that includes ability to edit, execute, parse, format SQL code from within PowerShell ISE, several people contacted me to help add new features. The result is SQL Server PowerShell Extensions (SQLPSX) 2.2 with many enhancements to SQLIse…


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Posted in Chad Miller on 4 June 2010