Tag Archives: Linux

Setting Up Pi-Hole.Net

I saw a tweet a short time ago from Drew Furgiuele about pi-hole.net. He noted this was a near use of a Raspberry Pi, and I wanted to give it a try. I got one awhile ago, and used it … Continue reading

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No @@ServerName on Linux

I setup a new instance of SQL Server on Linux some time ago. At the time, the Linux machine didn’t have any Samba running, and no real “name” on the network. As a result, after installing SQL Server I got … Continue reading

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A Broken Linux VM

I have no idea if this is the best thing, but I went to boot up a Linux VM today and got this: My Linux skills are rusty, but this looks like a disk error. I rebooted and found this: … Continue reading

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Getting SQL Agent going for SQL Server on Linux–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. It’s actually a simple procedure, but I thought I’d write a short note to help me remember. The procedure … Continue reading

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Would You Move to Linux for Price?

Running software on Linux is supposed to be cheaper than Windows. After all, you don’t need to pay for an OS license, right? I’m not sure I think the price of the OS is a determining factor, since it’s a … Continue reading

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Rebooting Ubuntu Linux from the Command Line–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Since SQL Server 2017 is now out, and Linux is an option, I thought I’d write a bit more … Continue reading

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SSoL: Adding disk space with a repartition

I don’t think most of us need to know Linux, but if you end up managing a system, it’s good to have a little idea of how to get around. This is a short series of posts as I remember … Continue reading

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SSoL: Where are my data and log files?

I don’t think most of us need to know Linux, but if you end up managing a system, it’s good to have a little idea of how to get around. This is a short series of posts as I remember … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2017 RC1 is Here

And I’ve got it. Glenn Berry posted a a link to the MSDN blog and almost immediately a note that the link was still the CTP. I decided to fire up my Ubuntu install and check. No updates there, though … Continue reading

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Bash on Windows

With SQL Server coming on Linux, some people will want to learn a bit of Linux. Or perhaps they need to get re-acquainted with the OS, which is my situation. I grew up on DOS, but moved to Unix in … Continue reading

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