Provides an alternative to PSjobs with greater performance and less overhead to run commands in the background, freeing up the console and allowing throttling on the jobs.
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PoshRSJob 1.7.3.5

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Provides an alternative to PSjobs with greater performance and less overhead to run commands in the background, freeing up the console.

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Download and install PoshRSJob using PowerShell PSGet:

Install-Module -Name PoshRSJob

Download the latest release (1.7.3.5)

https://github.com/proxb/PoshRSJob/releases/download/1.7.3.5/PoshRSJob.zip

More information and examples here: http://learn-powershell.net/2015/04/19/latest-updates-to-poshrsjob/

Older post with some legacy examples found here: http://learn-powershell.net/2015/03/31/introducing-poshrsjob-as-an-alternative-to-powershell-jobs/

Now working on Linux/MacOS with PowerShell Core!

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Examples

$Test = 'test'
$Something = 1..10
1..5|start-rsjob -Name {$_} -ScriptBlock {
        [pscustomobject]@{
            Result=($_*2)
            Test=$Using:Test
            Something=$Using:Something
        }
}            
Get-RSjob | Receive-RSJob

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This shows the streaming aspect with Wait-RSJob

1..10|Start-RSJob {
    if (1 -BAND $_){
        "First ($_)"
    }Else{
        Start-sleep -seconds 2
        "Last ($_)"
    }
}|Wait-RSJob|Receive-RSJob|ForEach{"I am $($_)"}

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Nano Support for PoshRSJob

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