If you have worked with various SQL Server editions, then you would know that SQL Server Express edition does not have SQL Server Agent service. Due to this, we lose capabilities to automate a lot of things. Let us learn in this blog post how to delete old backup files in SQL Express.
Earlier back, I wrote blog to help my blog reader SQL SERVER – Powershell Script – Remove Old SQL Database Backup Files from Azure Storage
Few days back I wrote blog to help my blog reader and this is follow up on the same post How to Add Date to Database Backup Filename? – Interview Question of the Week #109. In this blog post we will see a powershell script for Removing Old SQL Database Backup Files from Azure Storage.
I write and play around a lot with SQL Server Management Studio and I love working with them. Having said that, I also explore the ways people want to run code to achieve certain objectives. In the DBA’s world when the number of servers we are talking is not a single digit, they are looking for ways to automate and script out. Recently I was at a retail company backend team in India and they said they have close to 1500+ databases which are running at their various outlets and point of sale counters and the DBA team working to manage these were still less than 10. I was pleasantly surprised by this level of details. In this blog post we will learn about Powershell Script.