This post is authored by Marko Hotti, Senior Product Marketing Manager, SQL Server.
Today, were excited to introduce a free e-book, SQL Server on Linux: A guide to re-platforming and modernizing your data workloads. This is the thirdin a series oftechnical e-books helping you get the most out of your database. With SQL Server 2017, you can harness the latest capabilities of SQL Server on the platform of your choicewhether thats Windows, Linux, or even containers.
In this guide, you getthe technical details for preparing your Linux system for SQL Server installation, managing a mixed environment, and migrating your existing data and databases. The e-book addresses flexibility, performance, and security with your data platform, whether youre a database architect, administrator, or developer working with data.
Here’s whats covered:
- An overview of SQL Server on Linuxunderstand platform options, features, pricing, and more.
- Getting the most out of SQL Server on Linuxreview our planning considerations to prepare your Linux system to best support your business goalssuch as performance optimization, high availability, or enterprise-grade security.
- Tools and managementget a rundown of the many tools available from Microsoft that make managing your mixed environment easier.
- Migrations and upgradesdiscover the tools and services available for managing your transition to SQL Server on Linux.
Microsoft is committed to enabling you to choose the best platform for your data and applications. And as deployment options expand on Windows Server, on Linux, and in virtual machines and containers,SQL Server 2017 continues the evolution of SQL Server on your platform of choiceimproving support while enhancing data management and data-driven applications.