Old Name - New CLI - why you should take a look at sqlcmd

Introduced with SQL Server 2005 and replacing osql, sqlcmd has been a part of SQL Server professionals toolbox for a long time now.
Many people only know it from the sqlcmd mode switch in SSMS, while others use it within automation as a lightweight easily available query runner. I have long recommended that DBAs are familiar with using it as it may be the only option to query an instance in severe emergencies.
Times they are a changing.
There is a new sqlcmd available and it has some awesome new capabilities.

Let me introduce you to the new sqlcmd in a fun filled demo session and show you the new things it can do and why they will be of benefit to all Data Professionals

We will cover deploying a database into a container from a backup with one command.

Querying it, Opening it in Azure Data Studio, all from the command line and much more

Rob Sewell

Be-Whiskered Automator of Things

Exeter, United Kingdom


Please note that Sessionize is not responsible for the accuracy or validity of the data provided by speakers. If you suspect this profile to be fake or spam, please let us know.

Jump to top