PowerShell Precon at PASS Summit 2018

Congrats to our teammate Rob Sewell! Rob was invited by PASS to present about PowerShell at PASS Summit 2018 on Tuesday, November 6 2018.

In his day-long session, Rob will talk about a variety of super interesting subjects including: dbachecks, PowerShell module-making, GitHub, VSTS, and dbatools. Rob is a vibrant, knowledgeable speaker and I can’t recommend this precon enough! I learn a ton every time that Rob and I present together.

Professional and Proficient PowerShell

Professional and Proficient PowerShell: From Writing Scripts to Developing Solutions

DBA’s are seeing the benefit of using PowerShell to automate away the mundane. A modern data professional needs to be able to interact with multiple technologies and learning PowerShell increases your ability to do that and your usefulness to your company.

At the end of this fun filled day with Rob, a former SQL Server DBA turned professional automator, you will be much more confident in being able to approach any task with PowerShell and you will leave with all of the code and demos. You can even follow along if you bring a laptop with an instance of SQL Server installed.

  • How to learn how to interact with any technology using PowerShell
  • Understanding the syntax
  • The importance of Get-Help and how PowerShell enables you to help yourself
  • Why to write your own Modules and how to make them available to all of your team
  • A quick automated method to creating your module framework
  • Unit testing and debugging your code
  • How to continuously deliver changes to your PowerShell modules using GitHub and VSTS
  • Tips and tricks for script writing with the popular open-source community dbatools module
  • How to validate your SQL Server estate with PowerShell
  • Advanced SQL Server Agent and PowerShell management

We will have a lot of fun along the way and you will return to work with a lot of ideas, samples and better habits to become a PowerShell ninja and save yourself and your organisation time and effort.

Register now

To register, visit the shortlink sqlps.io/precon

- Chrissy

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