simplifying disaster recovery with dbatools

dbatools can help ease your DR, all in one convenient command. No, not good ol’ Export-DbaScript which is essentially the command line equivalent of the screenshot above.

Now, dbatools offers a whole new command, written specifically for the DR presentation: Export-DbaInstance

a few other community tools

Last night’s #PSPowerHour made me realize I should highlight a few awesome projects I’ve come across recently. PSDatabaseClone PSDatabaseClone was created by Sander Stad. PSDatabaseClone is a PowerShell module for …

pspowerhour youtube livestream

Last night was the premiere of #PSPowerHour! It featured great speakers and a lot of dbatools content. What is PSPowerHour? Created by Michael T Lombardi and Warren F, PSPowerHour is …

default parameter values

When connecting to a SQL Server instance with alternative credentials, it can be tedious to repeat the SQL credential over and over. The great news is that this repetition is …

managing central management server

SQL Server’s Central Management Server (CMS), first introduced in SQL Server 2008, “stores a list of instances of SQL Server that is organized into one or more central management server …

simplifying snapshots

I remember the first time I saw database snapshots, I was so excited. Then I right-clicked in SSMS and.. No way to easily create a snapshot. So then I researched …