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

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As mentioned earlier, cmdlets are the most basic component of PowerShell. Three of these cmdlets are essential in attempting to learn PowerShell. Even advanced users may still use these cmdlets on a daily basis:

Image Get-Command—This cmdlet is essential in discovering what commands can be used and what might be available on the system to help with a certain task.

Image Get-Help—When you are looking for additional details, specifically on other cmdlets, this is the main cmdlet to use.

Get-Member—Absolute beginners don’t typically start ...

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