Ditch Excel: Making Historical and Trend Reports in PowerShell
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Completed on 2018-10-28
About the Book
Automating Excel is difficult in PowerShell, but it's the only way to get cool-looking reports that have graphs and stuff, right? Wrong: it's time to take the easy road, ditch Excel, and produce automated, beautiful reports the RIGHT way.
- Making Historical and Trend Reports in PowerShell
Intro and Setting up the SQL Server
- What This Book is About
- System Requirements
- Installing SQL Server 2012 Express
- Setting Up a Database
- Asking for a Database
- Making a Database
Capturing the data
- Collecting Data
- Storing Your Data
- Saving to Your Local SQL Server Express Instance
- Saving to a Remote SQL Server
- Reading Your Data
- Collecting Performance Data
- Finding a Counter
Making a Report
- Verifying Reporting Services
- Accessing Report Manager
- Building a Report
- The Case for “Real” Reporting Services
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