On one of the last clients I have worked, I have implemented dbachecks in order to get the state of art and know how cool or bad the environments are before start knocking down the bad practices. This client has seven different environments with more than 100 instances and more than 2000 databases. Serial execution A non-parallel execution (single session) took more than 2 hours. This is not a big problem when we run it out of hours and we don’t want/need to be looking or waiting for it to finish.
dbachecks has seen the light about two months ago. As I’m writing this blog post, the module counts with more than 2600 downloads just from the PowerShell gallery. The module has about 110 configurable checks that make our live easier! Today I will write about an option that I think users still do not realize that exists. The default dbachecks works with the values previously saved (for that we use Set-DbcConfig).
dbachecks is a new PowerShell module from the SQL Server Community! For more information, read introducing dbachecks. If you don’t know dbachecks, we have released a good amount of blog posts that will help you: Announcing dbachecks – Configurable PowerShell Validation For Your SQL Instances by Rob Sewell introducing dbachecks - a new module from the dbatools team! by Chrissy LeMaire install dbachecks by Chrissy LeMaire dbachecks commands by Chrissy LeMaire dbachecks – Using Power BI dashboards to analyse results by Cláudio Silva My wrapper for dbachecks by Tony Wilhelm Checking backups with dbachecks by Jess Promfret dbachecks please!
For the last couple of months, members of the dbatools team have been working on a new PowerShell module called dbachecks. This open source PowerShell module will enable you to validate your SQL Instances. Today it is released for you all to start to use 🙂 dbachecks launch - the blog posts series Here you can find a list of the blog posts made available today: Announcing dbachecks – Configurable PowerShell Validation For Your SQL Instances by Rob Sewell introducing dbachecks - a new module from the dbatools team!
This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is brought to us by my good friend Rob Sewell (b | t). Together “Let’s get all Posh – What are you going to automate today?” I have written some blog posts on how I use PowerShell to automate mundane tasks or some other more complex scenarios like: Find and fix SQL Server databases with empty owner property using dbatools PowerShell module or Have you backed up your SQL Logins today?