Explore and experience the new features found in PowerShell 3.0.
Understand the changes to the language and the reasons why they were implemented.
Discover new cmdlets and modules available in Windows 8 and Server 8.
Quickly get up to date with the latest version of Powershell with concise descriptions more » and simple examples. « less
PowerShell and WMI is an example-driven guide for administrators managing networks of Windows servers and desktops. With 150 practical examples, including ready-to-reuse scripts and techniques, you'll learn the ins and outs of automating WMI via PowerShell v3. You'll find deep coverage of all aspects more » of Windows administration, including IIS, DNS and Hyper-V.
PowerShell and WMI is an industrial-strength guide for administrators of Windows networks, servers, and desktops. You'll start with practical overviews of PowerShell and of WMI. Then you'll explore 150 specific examples?all with ready-to-use scripts?designed to simplify your day-to-day system management. Each tested technique is configured to load as part of a PowerShell module.
A set of handy appendixes includes references for PowerShell and WMI. Prior exposure to PowerShell and WMI is helpful but not required. « less
Provides over a hundred practical recipes that utilize PowerShell to automate, integrate and simplify SQL Server tasks.
Offers easy to follow, step-by-step guide to getting the most out of SQL Server and PowerShell.
Covers numerous guidelines, tips, and explanations on how and when to use PowerShell more » cmdlets, WMI, SMO, .NET classes or other components.
Builds a strong foundation that gets you comfortable using PowerShell with SQL Server - empowering you to create more complex scripts that you need in your day-to-day job. « less
The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's Command Shell
How do you use Windows PowerShell to navigate the filesystem, manage files and folders, or retrieve a web page? This introduction to the PowerShell language and scripting environment provides more than 400 task-oriented recipes to help you solve all kinds of problems. Intermediate to advanced system more » administrators will find more than 100 tried-and-tested scripts they can copy and use immediately. « less
Enhance your productivity and enable rapid application development
The PowerShell platform gives developers seamless integration with legacy .Net code while adding a range previously not seen in a language. With this book you will quickly learn the fundamentals, and move on to writing rich, sophisticated scripts to manage key tasks and processes in your development more » activities. PowerShell .Net for Developers begins with a cheat sheet of language primitives to get you on your feet with the language. You'll see how to speed up nearly every aspect of the development process using PowerShell. « less
Portable Help for PowerShell Scripters
This portable reference to Windows PowerShell 3.0 summarizes the command shell and scripting language, and provides a concise reference to the many tasks that make PowerShell so useful. If you're a busy Windows administrator, and don't have time to plow through huge books or search online, this is the more » ideal on-the-job tool. « less
Windows Powershell in Action, Second Edition is a completely revised edition of the bestselling book on PowerShell, written by Bruce Payette, one of the founding members of the Windows PowerShell team, codesigner of the PowerShell language, and the principal author of the PowerShell language implementation.
This more » expanded, revised, and updated Second Edition preserves the original's crystal-clear introduction to PowerShell and adds extensive coverage of v2 features such as advanced functions, modules, and remoting. It includes full chapters on these topics and also covers new language elements and operators, events, Web Services for Management, and the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment. « less
The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's New Command Shell
This introduction to the Windows PowerShell language and scripting environment provides more than 430 task-oriented recipes to help you solve the most complex and pressing problems, and includes more than 100 tried-and-tested scripts that intermediate to advanced system administrators can copy and use more » immediately. You'll find hands-on tutorials on fundamentals, common tasks, and administrative jobs that you can apply whether you're on a client or server version of Windows. « less
The definitive guide to automating SQL Server admnistration with Powershell scripts
If you're a SQL Server database administrator, this book will make your life easier. Windows PowerShell is an administrative scripting tool that allows you to automate many tasks you're probably currently doing by more » hand. This nuts-and-bolts guide shows you how to create Windows PowerShell scripts to administer almost every aspect of SQL Server.
You'll get a thorough introduction to PowerShell basics and all the PowerShell components that have been integrated into SQL Server 2008, as well as actual administration tasks. The book provides complete scripts that have been tested and proven, saving you hours of effort. « less
PowerShell is one of the most exciting new products to come out of Microsoft in a long time. It is both a new scripting language and a command-line shell. People who have seen the demos have been extremely impressed by the power it brings to admins to automate and customize their regular tasks. PowerShell more » will be used as the basis for all Windows administrative scripting in the future, starting with Exchange 2007 and Vista. IT Pros have been hungering for whatever PowerShell information they can get their hands on. « less