Archive | August, 2009

2nd Annual Back to School with Microsoft & Oracle Event

* I am reposting this to let everyone know that they need to sign up now for the 2nd Annual Back to School event that we are holding September 15th,2009 in Indianapolis. Attendance is already above 100 people so book your space now. We have even had people from as far away as the west […]

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Powershell Tip:Capturing Your Session Output

Continuing on my journey of quick Powershell tip blog posts, another option that you normally want with your script files is an easy way in which to capture your session information so that you can have a log of all of your commands and outputs. Luckily, Powershell makes this fairly easy for you with the […]

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Powershell Tip: Formatting a String with Format

One of the more useful tips that you will use almost everyday within your Powershell development experience will deal with data formatting. Powershell provides you with a Format function that for those of you familiar with data formatting  using String.Format will feel right at home. The syntax is basically as follows: [string]::Format(“{format structure}”, data value) […]

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Microsoft TechNet Scripting Center

Here is a great resource for those people looking for tools and hints concerning everything related to scripting. This TechNet site has everything from vbscript to PowerShell along with a wide array of tools and advice to get you through those sticky situations. Microsoft TechNet Script Center Cheers, AJ

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Log Parser

A colleague of mine asked me if I had a tool that would easily read in and parse a deadlock log file. The Log Parser utility from Microsoft easily accesses text based data in various formats(e.g. XML,Log Files, and Event Logs). You can download the Log Parser 2.2 from the url below: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=890cd06b-abf8-4c25-91b2-f8d975cf8c07&displaylang=en Cheers, AJ […]

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