Monthly Archives: October 2009

Operations Manager Shell

I’ve started using SCOM 2007 R2, which has given me a chance to try out the Operations Manager Shell. The Ops Mgr Shell is a customized PowerShell initialized through a console file and startup script. The important thing to note is that it’s … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #21

I presented a 1 hr session at SQL Saturday #21 session SQL Server PowerShell Extensions: In this sesssion we will look at automating common DBA tasks through Powershell. An overview of the CodePlex project SQL Serer Powershell Extensions will be … Continue reading

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SQLServerCentral Article on Database Space Capacity Planning

I wrote an article for SQLServerCentral entitled "Database Space Capacity Planning" that demonstrates a database and volume (disk) capacity planning solution I use in my production environment. Some highlights of the solution: Powershell is used to collect database and volume space information from … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #21 and Tampa Code Camp 2009

A couple upcoming events I’ll be presenting at…   SQL Saturday #21 on October 17th in Orlando   I’m amazed at how SQL Saturday has grown since the first one just a couple of years ago. Nearly 300 attendees have registered … Continue reading

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Southwest Florida Code Camp II

I presented a Powershel session at the SW Florida .Net Code Camp II. The session demonstrated the following uses cases for developer usage of Powershell: ETL Testing (PSUnit and WatIN) Deployment Automation Management API The presentation and supporting materials are available … Continue reading

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