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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Summary

This chapter provides an overview of PowerShell and how it has been specifically implemented in SQL Server 2012. Microsoft is putting a lot of effort into integrating PowerShell into all its server-based products, including SQL Server. Support for PowerShell in SQL Server 2012 still has a way to go before it could ever be considered the main scripting language, but the functionality available now is worth looking at.

The next chapter delves into Policy-Based Management and the options available in SQL Server 2012.

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