SQL Server on Linux Series: Operating System Differences

SQL Server administration, once installed and running, doesn’t vary too much based on your operating system, but the differences in the operating systems are pretty significant. To properly administer a production SQL Server on Linux, an administrator needs to...

SQL Server on Linux Series: Why?

As you all have heard, Microsoft is supporting Linux as a supported operating system for the next version of SQL Server (recently announced to be version 2017). What?? Why?? Didn’t Steve Ballmer call Linux a “cancer” a while back? Times change....

New Series – SQL Server on Linux Administration

Starting this week, I’m introducing a new series of blog posts for the SQL Server DBA on how to properly set up and administer a production SQL Server on the Linux operating system. As you know, Microsoft is shipping SQL Server 2017 (currently at CTP 2.0) with...

Better, faster, cheaper: SQL Server on Azure IaaS

GigaOm, an independent research firm that I highly respect, released a study today comparing performance and price between a SQL Server VM on Microsoft’s Azure platform and a SQL Server VM on Amazon’s AWS EC2 platform. Azure is the clear winner. But,...

2017 Events

2019 Events 2018 Events 2017 Events 01.17 – Prophet21 World-Wide User Group Webinar – Open Q&A about SQL Server Tuning 01.18 – PASS Virtualization Virtual Chapter – Open Q&A about SQL Server VMs & Cloud 01.19 – VTUG Winter Warmer 02.25 – SQL Saturday...

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