Tag: Powershell

Configure SQL Server TCP Protocol using SMO

  I’ve started working on a new version of xSQLServer DSC Resource which in my opinion lacks few very important feature to be totally used in production. The first thing i was looking for in this bunch of resources was a meaning to configure TCP connexions. We don’t use dynamic ports in production in most…




Introduction to Windows Containers

  I am very trhilled to write this article as i am a huge fan of Docker and PowerShell so, both of the two worlds are starting to works smoothly on Windows 2016 Server TP3. TP3 means Technical Preview 3, so for the moment, keep in mind that Windows Containers are not production ready, unlike…




Microsoft PowerShell MVP 2015

Just few words.. I’m truly proud to announce that Microsoft honored me with the MVP title second time in a row. A very big thanks to Martine & Marjorie who are two awesome people taking care of me (and others) every time! It’s a pleasure to be part of a wonderful gang composed of awesome…




Level up!

  Today is a big day! Today is a day which means big changes in my life. For almost two years I’ve worked for a healthcare company named Vivalto Sante as a system and databases administrator. My goal was to bring high availability and more scalability in a heterogeneous environment, so many stuff I’ve never…




Clean MySQL Binlogs function

Here is a little dirty function that can help you manage MySQL binlog files. Please remember that if you use it in production, test it before! Comments are more than welcome on this gits, and it’ll be part of a bigger module that’ll help you manage you MySQL entirely with PowerShell 🙂 Have a nice…




Deploy a custom Windows VHD in Azure with PowerShell and validate with Pester

  Microsoft do not offers this from scratch on Azure VM. So we first need to build our own VHD file. Nothing difficult here, but let’s use the PowerShell way !…




Quick VMWare inventory script

  here is a little script i use to gather few informations from our VMWare farm. This snippet goal is to retrieve informations about CPU, Cores and disks in a variable in order to do some filtering on informations, to brainstorm about new solutions, specially storage solution. I’ve find many scripts on the internet, but…




What is your PowerShell resolution ?

  I’ve just read the Boe Prox blog post about PowerShell resolution for 2015, and now it’s my turn. 2014 was such a great year for me, I was honored by a PowerShell MVP award, spoke with Carlo Mancini during French Techdays, on BreizhCamp and MUG Ouest in my hometown. As well, the PowerShell Summit…




Build your Azure lab with DSC and validate it using Pester – 2/3

  After the first post of this series, we have now four virtual machines. The goal, now, is to apply Configurations. In order to apply configurations, you must use at least Azure SDK 0.8.6. In order to validate if your version is compatible, you can try this command:

This will permit to check if…




Microsoft Techdays 2015 – Les sessions PowerShell à ne pas manquer !

  Pour une fois, le billet sera plus simple à écrire pour moi, car c’est en français et ça fait du bien. Les agenda pour les Techdays qui auront lieu du 10 au 12 Février 2014 ont été mis à jour cette semaine et on y trouve (un peu) de sessions parlant de PowerShell !…