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Pro PowerShell for Database Developers by Bryan Cafferky

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CHAPTER 13

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PowerShell Workflows

In this chapter, we will discuss creating and executing workflows in PowerShell. Workflow Foundation is a .NET framework for defining complex processes that can span a long period of time, can be stopped and restarted where they left off, support the parallel execution of tasks, and can be packaged into reusable components. Until PowerShell 3.0, workflows could only be created in Visual Studio using C# or VB.Net. PowerShell 3.0 added support for the creation and execution of workflows. Since workflows can be executed either locally or on remote machines, we’ll start by discussing PowerShell remote execution. Workflows ...

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