Create a Shared SQL Server Backups Folder on Linux

To Transfer files from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu) or vice versa, you can use Samba to create a shared folder on the Linux system. This allows the files to be shared on the network through the SMB protocol. This will also allow Windows hosts to get access remote to the files using file explorer.  We […]

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Connect SQL Server Linux Instance using SSMS

I discussed in one of my previous articles how you could connect SQL Server on Linux using command utilities tool. A lot of SQL DBAs are not very comfortable with the command line utility tool. They want to connect SQL Linux Instance using SQL Server Management Studio because it gives them better flexibility. In this blog, we will see how you […]

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Stop, Start or View SQL Server Service Status on Linux

SQL Server runs on Linux as a service that is started as a default after installation. In case, you want to stop, start, or view the status of the SQL Server service; you can follow the below command to check the status of SQL Server. Use the following command to VIEW the status of the SQL […]

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Configure Networking for Hyper-V Virtual Machines

In this tutorial, I am going to discuss “External Network” connectivity. The External Network allows you to access the internet on your virtual machine. When you setup the external network, the virtual switch is connected to a physical network adapter (Ethernet or Wi-Fi) which provides connectivity between the physical network, the Hyper-V host, and the virtual machine. Setting […]

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Download the Sample Database Backup File on the Linux machine

A release of SQL Server 2016 was not only loaded with rich features & enhancements, but it also brought a new sample database known as Wide World Importers (WWI). Here is the official announcement link. As Microsoft has decided to end the era for the SQL Server sample database AdventureWorks, it’s time for us to […]

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