Community Tools Month 2022 - dbatools
In July, Brent Ozar (blog | twitter) asked us to make September Community Tools Awareness Month.
In September, I want you to improve community knowledge about one free tool that you rely on every week in order to get your job done.
I’m sure it will come as no surprise to readers of this blog, but I’m going to select the amazing PowerShell module
dbatools Is for Everyone
Despite what the name may imply,
dbatools is a valuable toolkit for anyone who needs to interact with SQL Server. It’s not just about upgrades and migrations anymore. I like to tell people it’ll make them look like a wizard to their colleagues because of how quickly things can get done with just a few commands.
|Security & audit team||
Especially in smaller shops, these roles will overlap to some degree. They sure do for me.
But don’t just take this post’s word for it; I’ve written about dbatools a few times here on my blog.
Automation is your key to survival in this game and
dbatools is a huge enabler for it. By automating even “simple” tasks, you are freed up from doing the things you have to do so that you can concentrate on doing the things you want to do. It just so happens that in my case, the things I want to do usually involve building more scripts and automation.