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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SQL Server Configuration Manager on Linux

The mssql-conf is a configuration tool that installs with SQL Server vNext for both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu systems. You can think of this tool as a replacement for SQL Server Configuration Manager which exists on Windows. It allows you to initialize multiple configuration options for the SQL engine. This tool creates a configuration […]

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Enable or Disable SQL Server Service on Linux

In my previous blog, we walked through how to Stop, Start or View SQL Server Service Status on Linux. If you find SQL Server service is disabled or you want to disable or enable it, how would you do it on Linux system? It may sound very basic step, but if you don’t know the […]

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Modify the collation of SQL Server Instance on Linux

Changing the default collation of SQL Server Instance on Windows can be a complicated, time-consuming and painful task. But, SQL Server on Linux provides very interactive and handy option to modify the collation of SQL Server instance. All you need to follow just a few steps to change the collection of SQL Server Instance rest everything will […]

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