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10 free open source Minecraft-style games, engines, and servers. There's no denying that Minecraft is a favorite game to millions.

10 free open source Minecraft-style games, engines, and servers

And being written in Java enables it to run on a variety of platforms, including Linux. With a huge modding community, there are countless Minecraft tinkerers out there who would love to be able to get under the hood and play around with the source code themselves. Unfortunately, the source is not available to the general public. But there's good news. Minecraft's popularity has led to many attempts to recreate the game, and others in a similar vein, as open source software. Scientists have found a new way to get cancer cells to self-destruct. A newly discovered mechanism causes cancerous cells to kill themselves off, and researchers say it could be particularly effective for aggressive forms of the disease, such as pancreatic cancer.

Scientists have found a new way to get cancer cells to self-destruct

Once the process is activated by modifying specific proteins inside cancerous tissue, the relentless division that drives the disease is drawn to a halt, causing cancer cells to die off rather than spreading throughout the body. And unlike current cancer treatments, this technique leaves the healthy cells alone. Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel observed the effect in cancer cell cultures and human cancer cells transplanted into mice, and the next step is to figure out if this mechanism can also work in the human body. "The discovery of an exclusive mechanism that kills cancer cells without impairing healthy cells, and the fact that this mechanism works on a variety of rapidly proliferating human cancer cells, is very exciting," says lead researcher Malka Cohen-Armon. CREATING BACKDOORS/REVERSE SHELL WITH METASPLOIT - Coding Security.

Metasploit has the ability to create an executable payload.


This can be extremely useful if you can get a target machine to run the executable. Attackers often use social engineering, phishing, and other attacks to get a victim to run a payload. Rustyhann/PowerShell.Oracle: A PowerShell Module for Oracle. Getting Licenses. Thank you for licensing.

Getting Licenses

We appreciate this. The ISESteroids project is based on license revenues. They go back into product development and support. ISESteroids. ISESteroidsTM is a truly revolutionary new add-on for the Windows PowerShell ISE editor.


It really is an awesome PowerShell add-on. Neat, clean & REALLY useful.Ben Wilkinson You love the PowerShell ISE editor because it is lightweight and fast? Querying an Oracle database from Powershell – The Accidental Developer. Import the SQLPS Module. Before You Begin After importing the sqlps module into Windows PowerShell, you can then: Interactively run Windows PowerShell commands.

Import the SQLPS Module

Run Windows PowerShell script files. Restart Computer. Restarts ("reboots") the operating system on local and remote computers.

Restart Computer

DefaultSet (Default) Restart-Computer [-DcomAuthentication <AuthenticationLevel>] [-Impersonation <ImpersonationLevel>] [-WsmanAuthentication <String>] [-Protocol <String>] [[-ComputerName] <String[]>] [[-Credential] <PSCredential>] [-Force] [-Wait] [-Timeout <Int32>] [-For <WaitForServiceTypes>] [-Delay <Int16>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>] AsJobSet. PowerShell for SQL Server Essentials : Donabel Santos : 9781784391492. Bookdepository. Install SQL Server PowerShell. SQL Server Setup automatically configures PowerShell components.

Install SQL Server PowerShell

Installing SQL Server PowerShell Support You install the software that provides SQL Server support for Windows PowerShell by using SQL Server Setup. When you select any SQL Server features that require PowerShell support Setup installs the following SQL Server PowerShell components: The SQL Server PowerShell snap-ins. The snap-ins are dll files that implement two types of Windows PowerShell support for SQL Server: A set of SQL Server cmdlets. Import the SQLPS Module. Create PowerShell Top-Down ETL Process – I. Series 1 – Collecting files These last few months I’ve been working in create a ETL process in PowerShell to replace a DOS batch process that collect a Report Server third-party application log data.

Create PowerShell Top-Down ETL Process – I

During my analysis of how this DOS process works I discover this process was losing data, The log records in contains different type of records making the number of columns varying between 12 to 15. At the same time losing data due to using the SQL Server BCP utility to bulk copy data in a SQL Server data. Here is were the magic of PowerShell brings to the table. This is our chance to be creative. Microsoft SQL PowerShell Continnium. Yes!

Microsoft SQL PowerShell Continnium

By now you all heard the news. SQL Server 2016 July update will include 25 new cmdlets for SQL PowerShell under the new module named SQLServer. Create PowerShell Top-Down ETL Process – II. Series 2 – Building your data object In the first part of the series we mapped to a server folder, and merge all needed log text files into a CSV type. Now, we need to analize the data we have collected so we can determine the correct course of action. This way we can work in creating our script solution to load this information in a SQL Server table.

Create PowerShell Top-Down ETL Process III. On previous blog we have collect some data and built our .NET PowerShell object which is going to be loaded into our SQL Server. In this final section we are completing the process of loading the data into SQL Server. We need to make sure we got our Database and table previously created and ready to receive our data. For this process we’ll need to create 3 functions: 1. An interview with PowerShell expert Bruce Payette. During the PowerShell Deep Dive at The Experts Conference (TEC) Europe 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany, Aleksandar Nikolic, one of the editors of the PowerShell Magazine, conducted a series of short video interviews with PowerShell experts. All of them were asked the same three questions: What is your favourite feature in PowerShell v3? Is there anything that you are still missing in PowerShell? How do you see the future of PowerShell and what could be done to ensure faster adoption of PowerShell?

BrucePay (Bruce Payette) Open source PowerShell on Windows, Linux, and OS X! This article was co-authored by Bartek Bielawski and Ben Gelens. Windows PowerShell is a powerful tool, but it always had one very serious limitation: it was possible to run it only on Windows. There had been several attempts to change that, including projects like Pash. Visual studio code. Windows PowerShell Tip: The String’s the Thing. Here’s a quick tip on working with Windows PowerShell. These are published every week for as long as we can come up with new tips. If you have a tip you’d like us to share or a question about how to do something, let us know. The String’s the Thing One thing that separates Windows PowerShell from other shells (in particular the typical Unix shell) is this: while most operating system shells are text-based, Windows PowerShell is object-based.

Beginning with PowerShell and Word. PowerShell Magazine. PowerShell/PowerShell: PowerShell for every system! Maximum number of Acronyms. Bookdepository. 10 Best Windows PowerShell Books. Installing PowerShell v5? Be a Little Careful, OK? Richard Siddaway's Blog.