Category Archives: SQL 2017 on Linux

Configure SQL Server 2017 on Linux with mssql-conf, the Linux way

The configuration of any system plays a vital role in its working efficiently. However, configuring a system needs not necessarily be a daunting task. There are several tools that help with the process. SQL Server on Linux provides a wide … Continue reading

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An overview of Python vs PowerShell for SQL Server Database Administration

Today, Microsoft claims that Linux runs like a First-Class citizen on Azure, .NET Core has been open-sourced, and has been ported over to Linux, taking PowerShell along. PowerShell runs really well on Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat Linux, and even Mac OS X. … Continue reading

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Why would a SQL Server DBA be interested in Python?

If we follow blogs and publications on the technological advancement with respect to SQL, we notice the increase in the number of references to Python, of late. Often, that makes us think: Why so much emphasis on Python these days? … Continue reading

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The evolution of SQL Server towards Digital Transformation challenges

SQL Server on Linux boosts the database market for Microsoft. Support of PolyBase (a feature to work with Big Data providers), In-Memory Optimized SQL Server, Real-time Operational Analytics, the scaling of Python and R Services for Data analytics, Graph database … Continue reading

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A Quick Start Guide to Managing SQL Server 2017 on CentOS/RHEL Using the SSH Protocol

This article details the following How to get PuTTY and SQL Server How to install/uninstall SQL 2017 CTP2.1 How to Upgrade to SQL 2017 RC1 How to Install/remove SQL Tools In one of my previous articles Installation of SQL Server vNext … Continue reading

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