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Thinking about Setup and Installation

I’m working the first section of a basic administration course, and the first part of this is installing SQL Server 2019. I built a similar course a few years back for SQL Server 2016, but the world has changed. As … Continue reading

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Pro SQL Server on Linux–Install

As part of my learning goals for 2018, I wanted to work through various books. This is part of my series on Pro SQL Server on Linux from Bob Ward. I had an Ubuntu VM setup at home, but it … Continue reading

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Get Patched If Not Supported

There are plenty of reasons not to upgrade your SQL Servers to a new version. Perhaps you know the system is working and don’t want to disrupt activity. Often we don’t want to take a chance that some change in … Continue reading

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Revving the Error

I was pleased to see the fix for the string or binary data truncated error saw some development work in SQL Server 2019. If you haven’t read about this, the changes are described on MSDN and I thanked the development team. What’s even … Continue reading

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