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Wed, Apr 23 2014 12:00 Eastern Daylight Time

Windows PowerShell Best Practices


Windows PowerShell Best Practices

Learn Windows PowerShell best practices as they apply to each stage of the script development lifecycle. See the differences between working interactively from the Windows PowerShell prompt, writing an inline script, adding basic function, advanced functions and finally the implementation of Windows PowerShell Modules. What is a local best practice for Windows PowerShell development is not the same as a global best practice, and this talk covers those differences

Ed Wilson is the Microsoft Scripting Guy and a well-known scripting expert. He writes the daily Hey Scripting Guy! blog. He has also spoken at TechEd, Tech Ready, Geek Ready, SQL Rally and various SQL Saturday conferences. A Microsoft-certified trainer he has taught scripting to Microsoft Premier Customers worldwide. He has written 11 books including 9 on Windows scripting that were published by Microsoft Press. His Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step for MSPress is a current best seller.



Previous Webcasts

Below are a few of our previous sessions.


PowerShell MVP Mike F. Robbins will cover PowerShell basics, and why PowerShell matters to SQL Server database administrators.

Stupid PowerShell Tricks

PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher demonstrates a few of his favorite PowerShell tricks.

Simplifying SQL Server Migrations using PowerShell

PowerShell MVP Chrissy LeMaire demonstrates how to migrate SQL Server databases, logins, jobs, operators, and other SQL Server components with just a single command.

Maintain SQL Server Performance Baseline with PowerShell

SQL Server MVP Allen White walks you through a series of PowerShell scripts you can schedule which will capture the most important data and a set of reports to show you how to use that data to keep your server running smoothly.

Making PowerShell Useful for your Team

SQL Server DBA with a beard, Robert Sewell demonstrates how to turn your one-off scripts into shareable functions and how to ensure that your team can easily and quickly make use of and contribute to PowerShell solutions.

Carpe Scriptum! Make the PowerShell ISE Work for You

PowerShell MVP Jeffery Hicks shows you how to get the most out of the PowerShell ISE. From snippets, to customizing the look and feel, to creating your own add-ons you'll be eager to open up the ISE and get started.

PowerShell Tips and Tricks for SQL Server Administration

Data Artisan Mike Fal covers a handful of useful scripts and patterns in PowerShell that will ease your management of SQL Server.

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