November 19, 2008 08:00 ET

Idera Supports PowerShell for SQL Server Management

20+ Ready-to-Use PowerShell Scripts Available on

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - At the 2008 PASS Community Summit, Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows, today announced a pack of more than 20 ready-to-use PowerShell scripts for managing SQL Server. The scripts are available for download from Idera's website and are also posted to, a premier PowerShell community website where users discuss PowerShell topics and share PowerShell knowledge and information.

The new scripts allow administrators to use Idera's PowerShellPlus Professional Edition™ to automate many tasks including connecting to a database, stopping and starting SQL Server services, finding failed jobs, generating reports and tables, analyzing memory usage, and backing up SQL Server.

"PowerShell is invaluable for automating management tasks and these new scripts equip administrators with more options for managing and administering their SQL servers," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. " serves as central repository for all things PowerShell and housing the scripts on the site ensures that all users can benefit from them."

About Idera's PowerShellPlus Professional Edition

PowerShellPlus Professional Edition is a powerful interactive scripting environment designed to help administrators and developers learn and master Windows PowerShell. Unlike most of the basic script editors on the market today, PowerShellPlus features a powerful interactive console, an advanced script editor and a comprehensive learning center.

About was created by Dr. Tobias Weltner, a leading PowerShell expert and Microsoft PowerShell MVP, and serves as a resource to help increase the adoption and use of PowerShell by providing learning materials, expert guidance, news, forums and libraries for sharing best practices. The site is designed to serve as a place for PowerShell people to congregate, communicate, collaborate and construct new ideas. Idera is a sponsor of

About Idera

Idera delivers a new generation of tools for managing, administering, and securing Microsoft Windows Servers. Idera's products help companies ensure server performance and availability and reduce administrative overhead and expense. Idera provides solutions for SQL Server, SharePoint, PowerShell and Microsoft Dynamics Servers. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera's products are sold and supported directly and via authorized resellers and distributors around the globe. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. PowerShellPlus Professional Edition and Idera are trademarks or registered trademarks of BBS Technologies, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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