Have you ever wonder how to import flat files to SQL Server on Linux? In this article, I will share my experience loading data to a Linux SQL Server instance using the new Azure Data Studio data import extension from macOS.
SQL Server 2017 is the first SQL Server version that can be installed on Windows, Linux and inside a Docker container. This stairway series serves as a guide for the experienced SQL Server DBA to acquire skills and knowledge on this platform. This is an introductory series to installing Linux and SQL Server on Linux.
In this tip John Grover will help you make the transition to SQL Server on Linux by explaining the things you need to know.
Although SQL Server for Linux removes the concern that adopting SQL Server forces you to also adopt the Windows platform, it could also provide a useful alternative platform, and a more obvious alternative to Oracle. There are, however, several obvious concerns as to how such a product could ever achieve parity with the existing Windows-based product. Microsoft have made an interesting move with several ramifications, as Robert Sheldon explains.