Jess Pomfret is a Data Platform Architect and a Microsoft MVP. She started working with SQL Server in 2011, and enjoys the problem-solving aspects of performance tuning and automating processes with PowerShell. She also enjoys contributing to dbatools and dbachecks, two open source PowerShell modules that aid DBAs with automating the management of SQL Server instances. She has also contributed to the SqlServerDsc module, adding several new resources to use when configuring your SQL Servers. She grew up in the South West of England and outside of her DBA life enjoys Crossfit, cycling and watching proper football.

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dbatools is an open source PowerShell module. This session will walk through several life hacks that you can take back to work and quickly implement to make your life easier and impress your friends.
Using PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) we'll install and configure a SQL Server instance in under 5 mins.
Using PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) we'll install and configure a SQL Server instance in under 5 mins.
Everything you need to get started with PowerShell.
Quickly and easily migrate databases and associated logins using dbatools.
Join our panel as we discuss what it's like to be a woman in tech, what worked for us, and how building a strong network is one key to achieving your goals.
Join the group who have been working on trying to make SQLBits more inclusive. Ask us what you would like to see us do differently and how we can improve your experience at the event.
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