dbatools & sql on linux

dbatools and linux As a long-time Linux user and open-source advocate, I was beyond excited when PowerShell and SQL Server came to Linux. A few of the decisions I made …

dbatools 1.0 has arrived 🎉

We are so super excited to announce that after 5 long years, dbatools 1.0 is publicly available! Our team had some lofty goals and met a vast majority of them …

dbatools featured on sql with bert

Recently, dbatools contributor Jess Pomfret teamed up with Bert Wager for a super cool video about dbatools. Check it out! They also wrote accompanying blog posts too! Jess wrote a …

dbatools and docker

We now provide Docker images to help dbatools users easily create a non-production environment to test commands and safely explore our toolset.

powershell splatting

Splatting in PowerShell makes code easier to read. Instead of typing a bunch of parameters allllll across the screen, you can use an easy-to-read hashtable or array. Argument splatting was …

more on masking

Since our last post, we’ve added new features and fixed a few bugs! Please update to 0.9.730. New features Each table update is now a transaction Support for NULL values …

automated data masking

Static Data Masking is such an important aspect of an organization’s data security posture, I hoped it could somehow be included in dbatools 1.0. I’m excited to report that, thanks …

dbatools extension for visual studio code

We recently released a VS Code extension that lets you highlight terms and search dbatools.io, Microsoft Docs, Google, StackOverflow, DuckDuckGo, Technet or Thwack right from your code! It’s called search …