Author: Chrissy LeMaire
Chrissy is a PowerShell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Database Engineer in Belgium. Always an avid scripter, she attended the Monad session at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles back in 2005 and has worked and played with PowerShell ever since. Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain in her spare time. She holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, SuSE Linux, SharePoint and network security. She recently became co-lead of the SQL PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter. You can follow her on Twitter at @cl.

Contributing to dbatools & dbareports using GitHub Desktop

Repost from Recently, I presented to the Philadelphia PowerShell User Group about Contributing to Open Source PowerShell projects using GitHub Desktop. I chose this topic because a number of people have asked for step-by-step instructions on how to work

Posted in PowerShell, SQL Server

Share VPN with OS X Sierra Internet Sharing

Here’s how I shared my Mac’s Freedome encrypted Shared Internet with my Roku, which is mostly based on this StackExchange post with some mods.

Posted in Networking, OS X & iPhone

Guest blogger Cláudio Silva: Why Expand-SqlTLogResponsibly?

Hey yall! I invited one of the most active dbatools developers, Cláudio Silva, to do a guest post about his motivation for joining the team and why he built this particular command. So without further ado… here’s Cláudio :D Hi

Posted in PowerShell, SQL Server

New PowerShell Commands from the SQL Server Team!

Have you seen the SQL Server Tools team’s post about the PowerShell module for SQL Server? There are TWENTY FIVE new cmdlets! TWENTY FIVE! That’s a 53% increase over the previous 46 cmdlets. It looks like the SQL Server community

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The PowerShell Module Formerly Known as SQLPS

I am still so floored by the additions and enhancements made to the module formerly known as SQLPS, now known as SqlServer. Not only do the new additions bring the total number of cmdlets from 46 to 71, but they

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My homelab <3

My first homelab ever was started as a single Packard Bell 486 which ran SuSE Linux 5.2. I used it with my @Home connection to host web, DNS and mail services. Over time, I’d move leftover computers to a data

Posted in Networking

It’s 2016, so why are you still using sp_help_revlogin?

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday, hosted by Michael Swart (blog | twitter), is all about SQL Server 2016. sp_help_revlogin is now old enough to drive a car By now in your career, you may have needed to migrate a few databases

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Keeping up with SQL Server Connect Items Marked Closed as Fixed

Earlier this week, I was trying to determine people’s feelings about Microsoft Connect by looking through Twitter. A few scrolls down, and I came upon this @Ms_Alaina My problem is I sometimes stumble upon a Connect item I filed in

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