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) is a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server (Data Platform) and leads the PowerShell Virtual Chapters of PASS, and volunteers for the local PASS Chapter AtlantaMDF, and helps organize SQL Saturday events in Atlanta. The PowerShell VC of PASS hosts monthly sessions on SQL Server and PowerShell, and you can find the recordings of those sessions on their YouTube channel
We spend way too much time each month drafting the newsletters for the PowerShell Group of PASS. But hey, we’re database people, not email mavens, and the newsletter does go out to over 4,000...
Brent Ozar is hosting TSQL2sDay #86 this month and in response to Brent Ozar’s Call for Important Connect Items I wanted to highlight this one about adding the date of the last known good...
Sometimes SSMS gives you stale results and there you have the Refresh button to fix that. In SQL PowerShell, the same situation can arise where the SQL Server PowerShell Provider is responding to your...
I’ve been wanting to demo cool-easy ways to do things in SSAS with PowerShell for a long time but haven’t gotten around to working on it much. Well, it’s time. I use SSAS on...
Everyone is really excited about PASS Summit being right around the corner and as usually happens, the folks at the Portland Oregon user group are putting on a SQL Saturday the weekend before. I...
This presentation will provide an overview of common SQL Server discovery, privilege escalation, and data targeting techniques. It will also cover how SQL Servers can be leveraged to escalate privileges in Active Directory domains. Finally, we'll show how PowerShell automation can be used to execute the SQL Server attacks on…
Just a quick blog today to show you something which is possible with a handful of lines of code. I am writing a more in-depth article for SQL Server Central on Write-SqlTableData, in the...
That’s right, PowerShell & Power BI. How does this work you ask? Well back in July, Rob Sewell ( b | t ) gave us a preview of this, you can catch a few...
Next week Chrissy LeMaire ( b | t ), Laerte Junior ( b | t ), Rob Sewell ( b | t ) and I will be hosting a webinar covering the new PowerShell...
TL;DR: Go Vote / File on Connect NOW! For years I’ve avoided Connect, it’s true. In an ironic twist fit for a recursive-CTE I think I quit using Connect over responses to items like...
SQL Saturday is returning to Atlanta on May 18th at Georgia State University – Alpharetta, 3775 Brookside Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30022 The day before the event Atlanta MDF is presenting 5 Pre-Cons to choose...
The date has been set for the next North American PowerShell Summit. It will be held Monday April 22nd – Wednesday April 24th at the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington. I’m already secured my...
Atlanta MDF presents: SQL Saturday #111 Pre-Conference Sessions SQL Saturday is coming back to Atlanta on April 14, and once again, we’ve managed to schedule 3 awesome pre-con sessions for the Friday before (April...
PowerShell takes the Pole at SQLRally!
PowerShell has taken the Pole for the DBA division at SQLRally! Come see why the organizers have chosen this session to lead the pack to the Green Flag.
We will be covering new ground, not rehashing last year’s PASS Summit presentation. I have… Read more
PowerShell provisioning of Hyper-V Servers
Designing Cubes for Performance
Database Standards SOP
PowerShell provisioning of Hyper-V Servers
April 20, 2011, 12 PM EDT (GMT -4)
Marco provides an overview of using sysprep for Windows Server 2008R2, and SQL Server 2008R2, which also now supports this feature. This… Read more
In case you’re in need of some images to help us promote the largest PASS event on the East Coast this year, I’ve gathered some together for you For all you chapter leaders I’ve also included a flyer that you can print out and hand out at your user group… Read more
This month’s installment of T-SQL Tuesday is hosted by Pat Wright (blog | twitter). Pat says: “So the topic I have chosen for this month is Automation! It can be Automation with T-SQL or with PowerShell or a mix of both. Give us your best tips/tricks and… Read more
Yesterday we went over some loop constructs to get information out of SQL Server. While getting the information out is great, as Data Professionals our very next concern is going to be: “ok, where do I put this so that I can refer to it later?”
Today we’re going to… Read more
In the previous posts we’ve just been poking around with PowerShell and trying to make the examples something that actually means something to a SQL person whenever we ca. There are quite a few more language constructs that we need to cover but we have enough info to start recouping… Read more