How to use PowerShell cmdlets, such as Select-String, to glance at the contents of the application logs, or use them in conjunction with Regular Expressions to sift through log files in detail looking for particular types of error.
Maintain your favorite SQL snippets and queries centrally, using PowerShell to save and update each snippet collection, in JSON, and then converting them into SQL code snippets for SQL Prompt.
In this article, I will work you through the process of creating elastic jobs in Azure using PowerShell. The elastic jobs are similar to regular agents jobs in SQL Server although they add extra functionality like for example dedicated target groups that can be used in the job step level. Currently, the elastic jobs are […]
A set of PowerShell automation script tasks for running database build and migrations tasks. This article describes the SQL code analysis task, which will check the syntax of the SQL code in your databases and your migration scripts for 'code smells'.
During development you need a fast, automated way to build multiple copies of a database on any development or test server, with each database at the right version. This article provides a PowerShell automation script for Flyway that will do the job.
How to send Flyway logging and error output to JSON and consume it in PowerShell to produce ad-hoc database migrations reports, including any errors that occurred, the version of the database, runtimes for each migration script and more.
In this article we look at how to securely store data in text files that could be used for SQL Server authentication or wherever you need to keep data secure.