Rename an existing PostgreSQL Database

Renaming a PostgreSQL is one of the activities that could be necessary during a normal database lifecycle, sometimes due to testing or development related activities linked to a pre-existing database. Let’s see which PL/pgSQL statement we can use to rename a database. Read More …

Downgrade nodejs when needed using CLI [New Question]

A quick question, answered on Heelpbook, about how to “Downgrade nodejs when needed using CLI”, on both Windows and Linux platforms. Here two available methods (they are not the only ones) to downgrade nodejs (and npm) using command line approach. Read More …

Powershell – Test URL “ping” from command line

The following scenario could be useful for those that need to regularly monitor the response type of specifc URL or URLs; this can be done quite easily by using Powershell. The approach can be easily integrated in functions and automated/scheduled scripts to get a periodic status of the URLs monitored. Read More …

Searching through files for matching text strings (Powershell)

Let’s see some Powershell ways to search for text or files, also in Word and Excel programs, on a Windows system (server and client). A scripting way to this common tedious activity (searching for files and text in files) would be useful to not waste time, most of the time. Read More …

Encrypt and store passwords securely in PowerShell scripts

Encrypting passwords (and usernames) in Powershell scripts that will be used in scheduled tasks could be very useful to automatize important tasks in test/development/production environments. Let’s see how to do this. Read More …