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View big-pbix-upload.ps1
# I needed to manually construct the form-data as PowerShell doesn't appear to have full support for
# this yet, though it appears to be coming soon.
[string]$userName = 'BIWIN\MS'
[string]$userPassword = 'xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
[securestring]$secStringPassword = ConvertTo-SecureString $userPassword -AsPlainText -Force
$Credential = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential ($userName, $secStringPassword)
SQLvariant / Query_DB2.ps1
Created Nov 20, 2020
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#Define connection string for the database
$cn = new-object"server=$($server);Provider=IBMDADB2;DSN=$($dbName);trusted_connection=true;");
#Define data set for first query
$ds = new-object "System.Data.DataSet" "ds"
#Define query to run
$q = "select * from hello_world"
# Define data object given the specific query and connection string
Jaykul / Measure-Script.ps1
Created Oct 22, 2020
We need a better Measure-Command which can show averages
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filter Measure-Script {
A wrapper for Measure-Command to run commands multiple times and report averages (avg, min, max)
# The script to measure
View sql-messages-without-whitespaces.sql
-- TRANSLATE() and STRING_SPLIT() work with SQL Server 2016+, STRING_AGG() with 2017+.
-- language_id=1033 is English (simplified)
SELECT STRING_AGG(REPLACE(TRANSLATE(s.[value] COLLATE database_default, '():.,-/='';', '**********'), '*', ''), ' ')
FROM sys.messages AS msg
CROSS APPLY STRING_SPLIT(msg.[text], ' ') AS s
WHERE msg.language_id=1033
--AND s.[value] COLLATE database_default NOT IN ('the', 'is', 'to', 'not', 'a', 'for', 'in', 'be', 'of', 'or', 'cannot', 'and')
AND s.[value] COLLATE database_default NOT LIKE '%[%@=]%'
GROUP BY msg.message_id
rjmholt / CellFindingVisitor.cs
Created Aug 11, 2020
PowerShell AST visitor to break up a file by comments
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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Management.Automation.Language;
public class ScriptExtent : IScriptExtent
private readonly IScriptPosition _start;
private readonly IScriptPosition _end;
stummsft / Set-SqlTlsCertificate.ps1
Created Apr 5, 2019
Programmatically set the TLS certificate to be used by a given SQL Server Instance
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function Set-SqlTlsCertificate {
param (
[Alias("CN", "MachineName")]
[String[]]$ComputerName = "localhost",
halkyon / cleanup-win10.ps1
Last active Apr 24, 2021
Cleanup Windows 10 Powershell script
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## Windows 10 cleanup script.
## Remove dodgy tracking settings, unneeded services, all apps, and optional features that come with Windows 10. Make it more like Windows 7.
## NOTE: this was tested on Creators Update (1703) and Fall Creators Update (1709). Some of this may not work as expected on newer versions.
## Instructions
## 1. Run this script (under Powershell as Administrator):
## powershell -ExectionPolicy Bypass .\cleanup-win10.ps1
## 2. Let it run through, you may see a few errors, this is normal
## 3. Reboot
View Deploy-Reports.ps1
[String] [Parameter(Mandatory)]
#this is the evironment that is in the Solution config to read where things need to go (TEST/DEV/QA/Prodution)
#for example - C:\tfs2013\Test Automated Deployment Sharepoint.rptproj
[string] [Parameter(Mandatory)] $Environment,
#this is the name of the Datasource as it exists in Sharepoint without the .rsds extension
[string] [Parameter(Mandatory)] $DataSource,
#This is the connection string that will be set for the report data source.
View SubScriptionExporter.ps1
#Requires -Version 5.0
# Source File Information (DO NOT MODIFY)
# Source ID: 8967ce63-8512-4998-b597-b65331d6a9f6
# Source File: subscriptionExporter.psf
#region File Recovery Data (DO NOT MODIFY)
View GetSQLBuffers_wProvider_PipeTo_Out-SquarifiedTreeMap.ps1
<# This is the code used to tell you
which databases are using up the RAM on
your SQL Server is great information to know
Queries are from #>
$SQLInstance = 'localhost\SQL2016'
Invoke-Sqlcmd -ServerInstance $SQLInstance -Database master -Query "
DECLARE @total_buffer INT;
SELECT @total_buffer = cntr_value