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SQL Server 2014 with PowerShell v5 Cookbook by Donabel Santos

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with SQL Server and PowerShell

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Working with the sample code
  • Installing SQL Server using PowerShell
  • Installing SQL Server Management Objects
  • Loading SMO assemblies
  • Exploring the SQL Server PowerShell hierarchy
  • Discovering SQL-related cmdlets and modules
  • Creating a SQL Server Instance Object
  • Exploring SMO Server Objects

Introduction

If you have been working with Microsoft products, or have been managing or developing on the Microsoft platform, you might be familiar with PowerShell. If not, I can predict that you are bound to encounter it sooner than later. Since you are holding this book, my prediction just came true.

PowerShell is Microsoft's automation platform, which includes both a shell (often ...

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