SQL Server 2017 – DMV – sys.dm_os_host_info

I always love to get my hands dirty with new features of SQL Server. I was exploring SQL Server on Linux, and at a point, I had to check the operating system details of the Linux system. Being lazy to figure out Linux OS command to check the operating system details, I started figuring out […]

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Install SQL Server Agent on Ubuntu (Linux)

With the release of SQL Server vNext CTP 1.4, the SQL Server Agent support is included. It enables DBAs to schedule any task using a SQL Server Agent Job on Linux machine. In this post, I will explain how to install the SQL Server Agent package on the Ubuntu system. Before you start installation SQL […]

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Uninstall SQL Server Tools on Ubuntu System

If you remember, Installing SQL Server on Linux does not install SQL Server tools by default. You have to install it separately. The same way when you uninstall SQL Server, it won’t uninstall mssql-tools, you have to uninstall separately. In the previous blog post, we discuss how to uninstall mssql-server on Ubuntu System. Here, we […]

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Uninstall SQL Server on Ubuntu System

There are scenarios where you want to uninstall the SQL Server vNext CTP1. This blog describes how to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu system. It will completely remove Microsoft SQL Server along with repository, data directories,  and binary of the SQL Engine. Note: During uninstall mssql-server package, it does not remove all the files […]

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An in-depth look at mssql-server.service file on SQL Server on Linux

In previous blogs, we discuss how to Stop, Start, View, and Enable or Disable SQL Server Service on Linux. Here, we will be discussing mssql-server.service file and will also be talking about dumping the ELF binary file “/opt/mssql/bin/sqlservr” to see – it calls what all the sfp files. The mssql-server.service is a configuration file. It […]

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