Splitting logs with PowerShell

I did some work to aggregate some logs from a group of servers for the whole month of February. This took a while, but I ended up with a nice CSV file that I was ready to load into Excel to create some Pivot Tables. See more on Pivot Tables at: Using PowerShell and Excel…


PowerShell for finding the size of your local OneDrive folder

I would just like to share a couple of PowerShell scripts to find the size of your local OneDrive folder. Note that this just looks at folders structures and does not interact with the OneDrive sync client or the OneDrive service. First, a one-liner to show the total files, bytes and GBs under the local OneDrive…


Drive Performance Report Generator – PowerShell script using DiskSpd by Arnaud Torres

Arnaud Torres is a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft in France who sent me the PowerShell script below called “Drive Performance Report Generator”. He created the script to test a wide range of profiles in one run to allow people to build a baseline of their storage using DiskSpd.EXE. The script is written in PowerShell…


Microsoft SQL Server 2014 PowerShell cmdlet popularity

If you follow the blog, you probably saw a little PowerShell script I published a while back to measure the popularity of the cmdlets in a certain module using a Bing search. As an example, that blog showed the popularity of the cmdlets in the SmbShare module. Now I got curious about how the cmdlets…


Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 PowerShell cmdlet popularity

  If you follow the blog, you probably saw a little PowerShell script I published a while back to measure the popularity of the cmdlets in a certain module using a Bing search. As an example, that blog showed the popularity of the cmdlets in the SmbShare module.   Now I got curious about how…


Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 (TP2) and Storage Quality of Service (QoS)

  Storage Quality of Service (Storage QoS) is a new feature in the upcoming Windows Server 2016 that provides a way to centrally monitor and manage storage performance for virtual machines. The feature automatically improves storage resource fairness between multiple virtual machines using the same file server cluster and allows specific minimum and maximum performance…