Category Archives: Windows 10

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 Open Source Alpha14 and SQL Server for Linux CTP 1.1 are out!

This is Great! Microsoft keep delivering updates before Christmas just to keep us busy and excited. To download the latest PowerShell Open Source just go to the link below: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell Just remember to remove the previous version, and any existing … Continue reading

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Running PowerShell In Windows 10 BASH (workaround)

Yes! It’s possible. There’s a workaround make PowerShell to work in Bash for Windows. The only drawback, you still can’t do a Clear-Host (or clear or cls), at the PowerShell prompt.(yet) (Updated 11/03/2016):  You can use Ctrl-L to clear the … Continue reading

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PowerShell – SQL Server 2014 SMO TruncateData() Workaround

As I was still puzzle why the SMO *.TruncateData() was missing in SQL Server 2014, I needed to find a quick workaround to continue with my data migration. Of course, here comes T-SQL scripting to the rescue: Basically, subtitute the … Continue reading

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VS Code running PowerShell – Terminal session 3/3

Here’s the final blog. I’m going to show the third way to execute PowerShell: 1. VS Code – PowerShell Extension and Debug feature. 2. VS Code – Code Runner Extensions for PowerShell. 3. VS Code – Terminal session.   VS … Continue reading

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Create PowerShell Top-Down ETL Process III

On previous blog we have collect some data and built our .NET PowerShell object which is going to be loaded into our SQL Server. In this final section we are completing the process of loading the data into SQL Server. … Continue reading

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PowerShell and BASH setup walkthru

Yes! I finally got the latest Windows 10 Build 14328 which includes BASH Ubuntu Linux subsystem.  I took me few days since my organization did a Windows 7 upgrade to Windows 10 Version 1511. Then, thru Windows Insider, getting the … Continue reading

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