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PowerTip: Enable and disable ODBC performance counter settings with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to enable and disable a collection of ODBC performance counter settings for troubleshooting.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to enable the ODBC performance counters, run commands in a script, and then disable the counters?  You can store a returned object for later use when you enable the performance counters by using ...

PowerTip: Enable PerfMon counters for ODBC connection pooling with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to enable Windows Performance Monitor counters for ODBC connection pooling.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to enable Windows Performance Monitor (PerfMon) counters so I can troubleshoot Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) connection pooling?  Use the Enable-ODBCPerfCountger cmdlet and specify ...

How Can I Get a List of the ODBC Drivers that are Installed on a Computer?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I get a list of the ODBC drivers that are installed on a computer?-- VV Hey, VV. This is one of those questions that end up driving us crazy. That’s because it: a) seems so simple and, b) appears as though there are a number of ways to get this information. For example, on our Windows XP computer we have no ...

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