Background "jobs" and PowerShell

A lot of people have asked whegther Windows PowerShell can do UNIX job handling.  The paraphrase an old management salesperson joke, “YES – YOU can do UNIX job handling with Windows PowerShell” (which means you have to do it yourself). 

Jim Truher shows you how in his latest blog entry:

Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]
Windows PowerShell/Aspen Architect
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NOTE: (Added January 5th, 2009) – PowerShell V2 has cmdlets to support asynchronous Jobs