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PowerShell – SQL Server Management Studio v17 is Ready!

Yes! The SQL Server Management Studio  Version 17 is available for download for the purpose of managing the new SQL Server 2017, Azure SQL Databases and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. At the same time this version won’t prevent you from … Continue reading

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Drawback PowerShell Open Source Alpha18 on Bash on Windows 10

As we all know that PowerShell Open Source is a “work-in-progess” as it still in the alpha stage. So, previous version Alpha17 was a breakthru as it finally clear some bug in the Bash console. But, unfortunately it fell back … Continue reading

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PowerShell Open Source on Bash on Windows 10 Breakthru

Finally, the fix we all been waiting for has arrived with the newest release of PowerShell version v6.0.0-alpha.17. Now, when you installed the Ubuntu 16.04.1 version of PowerShell 6 in Bash on Windows 10, it works this time. Thanks God! … Continue reading

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PowerShell, SQL Server, and Linux Oh My!

The South Florida Code Camp 2017 is ON! Come and join me in this event on Saturday, March 11th 2017 all day event. Check out the event speaking agenda: http://www.fladotnet.com/codecamp/Agenda.aspx I will be presenting the following 3 sessions: 1. 09:50am … Continue reading

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Can you run PowerShell in SQL Server Management Studio? YES!

Just to be clear!! You can run PowerShell in SQL Server Management Studio. Not only you can run PowerShell, but you can create scheduled jobs in SQL Agent to run PowerShell scripts. This has been available since SQL Server 2008 … Continue reading

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IDERA Geek Synch Webinar – Wednesday February 22nd, 2017

Topic: Using PowerShell with Python and SQL Server Description: Just as PowerShell is argued as the main technology for automation in Windows Datacenters Infrastructure, it is equally important in other non-Windows Operating Systems. According to Maximo Trinidad, Windows Administrators have … Continue reading

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Florida PowerShell User Group Online Meeting – Thursday February 23rd, 2017

Topic:  Understanding Bash On Windows 10 Description: Come and learn how to setup and use Bash On Windows 10. Learn the tips and tricks to use PowerShell and Python together. At the same time, there are some differences in working … Continue reading

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PowerShell – Exciting January 2017 New Releases

Here are a couple of interesting announcements back in January 2017: SAPIEN 2017 all products released on 1/17/2017: https://www.sapien.com/software Check out what’s new on PowerShell Studio 2017: https://www.sapien.com/blog/2017/01/18/powershell-studio-2017-whats-new/ Windows Management Framework 5.1 RTM released on 1/19/2017.  More information at the following … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Bash and PowerShell Redux

In my previous blog “http://www.maxtblog.com/2016/10/running-powershell-in-windows-10-bash-workaround/“, I was able to find a workaround to how work with PowerShell Open Source in Windows Bash subsystem.  But now, I found a better way using the Ubuntu Desktop component. It’s a known fact, if you install … Continue reading

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PowerShell – Useful Windows Bash commands to remember

This is for Linux Newbies when working with both Linux Ubuntu 16.04.01 and Windows Bash (which is based on Ubuntu 16.04.1). Please, get use the execute the following commands at least weekly as updates will be available frequently. And, specially … Continue reading

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