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SQL Server on Linux

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SQL Server on Linux

Overview of this book

Microsoft's launch of SQL Server on Linux has made SQL Server a truly versatile platform across different operating systems and data-types, both on-premise and on-cloud. This book is your handy guide to setting up and implementing your SQL Server solution on the open source Linux platform. You will start by understanding how SQL Server can be installed on supported and unsupported Linux distributions. Then you will brush up your SQL Server skills by creating and querying database objects and implementing basic administration tasks to support business continuity, including security and performance optimization. This book will also take you beyond the basics and highlight some advanced topics such as in-memory OLTP and temporal tables. By the end of this book, you will be able to recognize and utilize the full potential of setting up an efficient SQL Server database solution in your Linux environment.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Customer Feedback
Preface

About the Reviewer

Marek Chmel is an IT consultant and trainer with more than 10 years' experience. He is a frequent speaker, with a focus on Microsoft SQL Server, Azure, and security topics. Marek writes for Microsoft's TechnetCZSK blog and since 2012 he has been an MVP (Data Platform). He has also been recognized as a Microsoft Certified Trainer: Regional Lead for the Czech Republic for a few years in a row. He holds many MCSE certifications, he's also an EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker and holder of several eLearnSecurity certifications. Marek earned his MSc in business and informatics from Nottingham Trent University. He started his career as a trainer for Microsoft server courses. Later, he joined AT&T as a senior database administrator, with a specialization in MSSQL Server, data platforms, and machine learning.