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A common challenge I’ve faced is managing many SQL Server Indexes across multiple databases in multiple environments. There’s often a need to not only check that Indexes exist, but that they match. For example does your Test environment have the same Indexes as your Dev environment.  Traditionally I’ve always tackled this using SQL Management Studio,...
One of the aspects that I really like about the embracing of DevOps mentality is that we have more acceptance between the disciplines of Development and Operations. On the Ops side that means taking some of the core development pillars and incorporating those standards and ideas into areas like script development.  Two concepts that I think...
Loggly is a Logging as a Service provider that’s become very popular lately. Loggly allows Applications and Systems to write log data into the cloud using various application libraries. But at a very basic level you can post log data to Loggly’s RESTful API. Loggly then provides a dashboard for searching and filtering log data....
In some environments adding new virtual directories is a daily, if not hourly task. Automating this type of work is what we all prefer. Here’s some Powershell I’ve used recently to script IIS Virtual Directory setup. One thing about this script I like is it takes very little input, just the website name. The script pulls...

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