I was helping someone out with something so I thought you guys would like to have these 2 short lines of code that can be pretty useful. Here I’m going to show you how to check your DB for tables that [...]
When I teach powershell the question I get from DBAs most often is what is an overload. Because when we get into methods you can’t go very long at all without stating that they’re overloaded and most DBAs just don’t live [...]
One of the biggest battles I fight when I teach PS or show it to different companies is adoption. DBAs and managers just don’t get why they should be using PS to manage their environments. And the reason so many of [...]
Ok, well I’ve been very busy again and released 3 new PS vids today.
There’s one on dropping tables. I use regex to make this happen, so even if you’re not interested in dropping tables, you can come learn how to [...]
Here’s another vid. This one is on working with detach in PS.
I’ve been a busy little guy this week. I’ve posted 4 new videos.
The first one is on cycling the SQL error log from Powershell. Well, not really, you’re really deploying the solution to other boxes using Powershell.
You can see [...]
About 3mos ago I had my work box rebuilt. The encryption software glitched and it just wouldn’t boot. So the helpdesk girl was able to slave the drive to another box and copy my files to a NAS. I looked and [...]
I got a request today to compare 2 DBs and see if they’ve got all the same tables. It seemed easy enough since I’ve got the redgate Schema Compare tool, but it actually isn’t. See, for some reason Schema Compare doesn’t [...]
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