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Deploying CUs to Multiple Instances with Powershell

Jeff Iannucci embraces the power of the shell:

This all started because we had some 14 new SQL Server 2017 instances that we were setting up, but we hadn’t yet applied the most recent cumulative update that we are using in our environment.  I started using the Update-DbaInstance cmdlet in the script below to apply to one server, but then I looked at the list of outstanding requests and thought about something Buck Woody once told me.

“You don’t have time for that. You’re going to be dead soon.”

He’s a fantastic fellow, but we should all be grateful he didn’t become a physician.

Click through for the five-line script and an explanation of what each line does.

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