This book walks you through installing and configuring SQL Server on the Linux platform. Author Bob Ward is one of the principal architects of SQL Server for Linux, and brings a corresponding depth of knowledge. Throughout this book are internals of how SQL Server on Linux works including an in depth look at the architecture. It covers day-to-day management and troubleshooting, including diagnostics and monitoring, the use of containers to manage deployments, and the use of self-tuning and the in-memory capabilities.It also covers performance capabilities, high availability, and disaster recovery along with security and encryption.
Author: Bob Ward
Date: October 2018
Audience: SQL Server developers on Linux
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- Learn about the history and internal of the unique SQL Server on Linux architecture.
- Install and configure SQL Server on the Linux platform
- Manage your deployments using container technology through Docker and Kubernetes
- Know the basics of building databases, the T-SQL language, and developing applications against SQL Server on Linux
- Use tools and features to diagnose, manage, and monitor SQL Server on Linux
- Scale your application by learning the performance capabilities of SQL Server
- Deliver high availability and disaster recovery to ensure business continuity
- Secure your database from attack, and protect sensitive data through encryption
- Take advantage of powerful features such as Failover Clusters, Availability Groups, In-Memory Support, and SQL Server’s Self-Tuning Engine
- Learn how to migrate your database from older releases of SQL Server and other database platforms such as Oracle and PostgreSQL
- Build and maintain schemas, and perform management tasks from both GUI and command line
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