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Administering SQL Server 2012 Running On Windows Server Core

Administering SQL Server 2012 Running On Windows Server Core

Are you afraid of deploying (or supporting) an instance of Windows Server Core? Are you telling others to “stay away” because of your own fears of doing something new? Then I am here to tell you that you’re doing it wrong. Last month I decided that it was time to get down and dirty with(…)

Automate SQL Server Express Backups with Powershell

Automate SQL Server Express Backups with Powershell

Last week I had the honor of presenting at TechEd Europe a session titled “Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Using Windows Server Core“. Presenting that session gave me the opportunity to learn about administering SQL server using PowerShell, specifically how to administer an instance of SQL Server running on Server Core (PRO TIP: it’s the(…)