Get last reboot time for a host using powershell script

Here is how we can get the last reboot time for a host using powershell.

Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem -ComputerName <ip address> | foreach ($_) { [System.DateTime]::ParseExact($_.LastBootupTime.split('.')[0],'yyyyMMddHHmmss',$null) }

Delete files older than n days using Powershell script

 Here is a code to delete files older than N days where N refers number of days. In the code snippet below we are deleting files older than seven days.

$LastWrite = (Get-Date).AddDays(-7) 
Get-ChildItem "C:\temp" -Recurse | Where {$_.LastWriteTime -le $LastWrite} | foreach ($_) { Remove-Item $_.fullname}

How to schedule and automate backups of SQL Server databases in SQL Server Express

Anyone using SQL Server Express editions would have noticed that there is no way to schedule either jobs or maintenance plans because the SQL Server Agent is by default not included in these editions.

But what if those using Express editions would like to schedule and automate backups. Is there a way?

Yes, please read this article by Microsoft