Jeffery Hicks

Jeffery
Hicks

Jeffery Hicks is a Windows PowerShell MVP with almost 20 years of IT experience. He works as an independent consultant, trainer, and author. His latest book, with Don Jones, is <em>Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches</em> (Manning 2012). You can keep up with Jeff on <a target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/jeffhicks">Twitter </a>or on his <a target="_blank" href="http://jdhitsolutions.com/blog">blog</a>.Jeffery Hicks is a Windows PowerShell MVP with almost 20 years of IT experience. He works as an independent consultant, trainer, and author. His latest book, with Don Jones, is Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches (Manning 2012). You can keep up with Jeff on Twitter or on his blog.

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PowerShell the SQL Server Way 9
For SQL Server professionals, Windows PowerShell has been something of a mystery. Here's an introduction to the SQLServer Provider and sqlps cmdlets.

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