Powershell Export SQL results to CSV

I have a bunch of SQL scripts for which I need to export the results to CSV, this is something I need to do on a semi-regular basis and its generally a handy thing to be able to automate without having to create a SSIS package or write a console application.

So here is a Powershell script i have written which will read the SQL queries in from .sql files in the input directory and output the results to csv files with the same name as the source script.

WARNING: This script doesn’t handle SQL comments very well, so make sure you remove them from your SQL scripts before using this script to run them, also for some reason wordpress keeps messing up the connection string in the SqlConnection so Datace should be Data Source.


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