Category Archives: Windows 8

PowerShell 3.0 at the Tampa – IT Pro Camp 2012.

This coming weekend come and see the New Windows PowerShell 3.0 at the IT Pro Camp in Tampa on Saturday, September 22nd.  I’ll be giving a session on : Getting started with Windows 8 PowerShell 3.0 Lets the games begins. … Continue reading

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Create PowerShell SMO scripts without installing SQL Server

There’s no need to install SQL Server to create PowerShell SMO scripts.  So, how I do this?  You need three stand-alone packages from the “Microsoft® SQL Server® 20xx Feature Pack”.  Notice the “xx” in the SQL Server version.  This is … Continue reading

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Windows PowerShell v3.0 (RTM) Resource Links- Start Now!

As the RTM release of PowerShell will becomes available soon, here’s some resource information links you may want to take into consideration. Download the Windows Management Framework 3.0 RTM: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34595 Windows PowerShell 3.0 and Server Manager Quick Reference Guides: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30002 … Continue reading

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“Windows 8 PowerShell and Hyper-V 3.0 Preview” Slide deck and samples

Last weekend at the “ITPro Camp Saturday” in Sarasota Forida was great event.  Thanks to everyone for participating, and taking the precious time on a Saturday to learn about new and current technologies.  It was a GREAT!! Here’s my “Windows … Continue reading

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QuickBlog – Use PowerShell to submit SQLServicePack job to multiple Server

This was an interesting discussion in the LinkedIn “How to Install SQL Service Pack by PowerShell?”.  I got the chance to create and test this one out. I scratched the previous script I posted trying to show probe a concept, and … Continue reading

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YES!! Windows Management Framework (WMF/PowerShell) 3.0 CTP2 is here.

YES!!  It’s another great accomplishment from the Microsoft PowerShell Team.  Just released on December 2nd 2011 this CTP (Community Technology Preview) come with fixes and more enhancements.  Please CHECK out PowerShell ISE, is really showing some progress. Get it here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27548 … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Hyper-V 3.0 – My Personal 8 Tips for the Newbie

Well, Here’s some tips to those who are first timers with Windows 8 Server (or Client) Preview edition.  I have to say, after been using the previous version of Hyper-V, I’m very happy for what i’ve seen so far in … Continue reading

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Creating a Standalone Windows 8 Server Virtual Machine with SQL Server 2012 CTP3

Here’s how I build my version of a standalone workgroup Windows 8 Server Virtual Machine(VM) with SQL Server 2012 (“Denal;i”) CTP3. When you create this VM, make sure to give enough memory. How-To create a VM in Hyper-V Manager console: I’m not … Continue reading

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Windows Developer Preview – Looking at the Eye of the Storm

There’s no doubt, there’s a bright future with Windows 8 and it does have lots of exciting features.  But,  did everything looks good and easy.  Well, easy!! Not really. I’m sure I will not be the only person who have … Continue reading

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Yes! Windows 8 Editions with PowerShell V3 included

Tonight I was able to download both Windows 8 Server with Hyper-V and the Windows Developer Preview ISO.  I will create VM using the Developer Preview ISO, and then take a look at PowerShell V3 new cmdlets.  As, everyone got an … Continue reading

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