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...

SQL Nexus Wrap Up

This past week, David Klee presented a preconference session and regular session at this year’s SQL Nexus conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The preconference session called “The Complete Primer to SQL Server Virtualization” was well received! The...

24 Hours of PASS Webinar Wrapup

Our very own Microsoft Certified Master Bob Pusateri presented last week for this year’s 24 Hours of PASS Data Security and Quality webinar series a new session entitled “Passive Security for Hostile Environments”. Track: Enterprise Database...