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Background on blog 3.0 I’ve had an on again off again relationship with writing blogs.

Dbatools to V1.0 and Beyond

Good News, Everyone! Dbatools has finally reached critical mass to be released as version 1.

What not to do when Connecting Azure DevOps to AzureAD

Background Visual Studio Team Services…. ummm I mean Azure DevOps (…long live VSTS) is a really amazing offer from Microsoft.

Kerberos Constrained Delegation with Group Managed Service Accounts

Background One of the most painful troubleshooting experiences for me has been trying to figure out how to setup SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) to use Kerberos Constrained Delegation.

Creating Word Documents with PowerShell

Background For the last few months I have been working on a course called “Introduction to Windows PowerShell” for Pragmatic Works.

Backing Up Facebook Photos using PowerShell

Background I have been using social media since 2006 when I first signed up for Myspace.

Checking Your Backup Strategy with DBAChecks

Within the last 18 months I have become an accidental DBA and found myself grasping for information and tools in order to help manage the handful of database servers for which I am responsible.

Deploying SQL 2017 in 15 minutes

This last Wednesday (10/11/17) I had the opportunity to share about PowerShell DSC at JAXSUGand I wanted to follow up and share a little more about what I was doing in my demo.


**Note: This is the last of my series on and upon publishing it I discovered that dbatools is changing their prefix to be Verb-DBAnoun.


In the series on dbatools module we at are going to look next at the Copy-SqlDatabaseMail