Monthly Archives: November 2013

Presentation and Demo scripts from PowerShell Backup and Restore sessions at SQLRelay 2013

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Here are the Presentation and the demo scripts I was using during my SQL Server Backups and Restores with PowerShell sessions at the Birmingham and Norwich SQLRelay events.

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Please make use of them. And if you have any queries (or find any problems) please get in touch via email or twitter.

Removing Old SQL Server backup files with PowerShell

PowerShellA common question that comes up during my PowerShell Restore presentation is on how to delete your old SQL Server backups after a certain period of time. This is especially important for those DBAs who are looking after SQL Express installs who don’t have the luxury of SQL Server Agent and Maintenance Wizards to configure it for them.

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