Tooling For SQL Server Automation With Powershell

Max Trinidad shares some tools you can use to automate SQL Server processes with Powershell:

For script automation we could install either or both version of PowerShell Core: (As of February 19th, 2019)
PowerShell Core GA version 6.1.3
PowerShell Core Preview 6.2.0 Preview 4

Here are some important PowerShell Modules to use for SQL Server management scripting:
*SQLServer – This module currently can be use on SQL Server 2017 and greater.
*DBATools – This a community supported module that will work with SQL Server 2000 and greater.
DBAReports – Supports for Windows SQL Server.
DBCheck – Support for Windows SQL Server.

Automation is a great DBA’s best weapon. Knowing the tools which help you automate your tasks is critical.

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