Accessing SQL Server Databases from PowerShell

SQL Server is the Database engine used for all the enterprise tools part of the Microsoft ecosystem and PowerShell is the most popular scripting language. This course will teach you how to use PowerShell to read and write data from/to SQL Databases.
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(40)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 4, 2017
Duration
56m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(40)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 4, 2017
Duration
56m
Description

PowerShell is an awesome tool, and as an IT pro or a Developer you probably want to use its powerful automation potential to automate your own tasks. SQL Server is the database software of choice for organizations running in the Microsoft ecosystem. Instead of storing information from your PowerShell scripts in CSV or text files, you can store this information into a SQL Database and then use SQL Server's powerful reporting tools to create beautiful looking reports and historical data. In this course, Accessing SQL Server Databases from PowerShell, you'll learn how to use PowerShell to read and write data from/to a SQL Server database. First, you'll discover how to get the required PowerShell Module and how to connect to both a local and a remote SQL Server. Next, you'll explore how to use PowerShell to read data from a SQL Table. Finally, you'll learn how to use PowerShell to write information to an existing, or a brand-new SQL database. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of PowerShell needed to access SQL Server databases from PowerShell.

About the author
About the author

Vlad is a SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant specializing in SharePoint and SharePoint Online deployments as well as hybrid scenarios. As a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped thousands of users and IT Pros across the globe to better understand and to get the most out of SharePoint. Vlad is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SharePoint since 2013 and has his own blog at www.absolute-sharepoint.com and he often shares his knowledge by speaking at local conferences and community events. Vlad also blogs at CMSWire as well as Computerworld and is often featured in other Microsoft sites such as Redmond Channel Partner. In Addition, Vlad is the recipient of the "Top 25 Office 365 Influencers" award, showcasing him as one of the most influential Office 365 specialists in 2015 demonstrating his expertise and passion for Microsoft's shift towards the cloud in the past years.

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Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and welcome to my course, Accessing SQL Server Databases from PowerShell. I'm a Microsoft MVP and independent consultant from Montreal, Canada. Whether you're looking to store data or to create important historical and trend reports in PowerShell, SQL is probably one of the best locations to save your information. In this course, you'll learn how to use PowerShell to read and write data from or to a SQL Server database. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include connecting to a local or remote SQL Server, reading data from a SQL database, and writing data to SQL Server database. By the end of this course, you'll be able to use PowerShell to read or write information to a SQL Server database. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the basics of PowerShell, as well as the basics of SQL Server. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into other PowerShell topics with courses such as Working with CSV Data in PowerShell, Working with XML Data in PowerShell, and Reporting with PowerShell HTML and Enhanced HTML. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn PowerShell with the Accessing SQL Server Databases from PowerShell course at Pluralsight.