Today, I will demonstrate how ipython-sql can be leveraged in querying CockroachDB. This will require a secure instance of CockroachDB for the reasons I will explain below. Running a secure docker-compose instance of CRDB is beyond the scope of this tutorial. Instead, I will publish everything you need to get through the tutorial in my repo , including the Jupyter Notebook. You may also use CRDB docs to stand up a secure instance and change the url in the notebook to follow along.
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Today, we're going to venture out into the world of .Net through a scripting language out of Microsoft called PowerShell. My familiarity with .Net is quite minimal but I do have an extensive background in PowerShell scripting, albeit going years back. Pardon me for being a bit rusty. I've always loved PowerShell when I was working on the Microsoft platform, it allows for interactive and object oriented approach working with databases. Scripting admin tasks for DBAs on Windows was always a challenge for me until PowerShell came into the picture. I had to maintain many database servers and PowerShell became my best friend. Today, I will show you how PowerShell can become your best friend working with CockroachDB! Note: The title is a bit misleading as you will see this tutorial is more about exploring PowerShell from the console rather than Jupyter Notebook but I do make my best effort to emphasize what does and does not work today in Jupyter when it comes