Tag: SQL Server on Linux

Linux file system for SQL Server DBAs

With Microsoft releasing SQL Server on Linux and a lot of SQL Server DBAs coming from a predominantly Windows background, this post is going to arm the DBA with the fundamental knowledge of the Linux file system. If you come…

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SQL Server on Linux – Configuration (Ubuntu)

Following on from my previous post where we installed SQL Server with the default configuration this article goes into more detail regarding the configuration options available on Linux to customize your SQL Server environment. Installing SQL Server Agent Changing Default…

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Microsoft SQL Server on Linux – installation (Ubuntu)

With the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (SQL Server 2017) comes the ability to run SQL Server on the Linux Operating Systems. With Linux being the platform of choice for millions of application developers this is a smart move by…

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Datascape podcast episode 2 – running SQL server on Linux – say whaaat??!

SQL Server is a conventional RDBMS created in partnership between Microsoft and Sybase in ~1989. Since then, SQL Server has only ever run on the Windows operating system. Infoworld ranked SQL Server as the second most popular database (along with…

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