Linux Best Practices for the SQL Server/Windows Admin

Presented by

Joe Grant, Principal Architect; Phil Ekins, Principal Architect

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In this presentation House of Brick Technologies, a leader in optimizing Oracle on Linux over the past decade, will offer SQL Server and Windows admins guidance on managing SQL Server on Linux. We will discuss best practices for the installation of SQL Server on Linux, with a particular focus on: • Distributions (which should you be using) • Storage presentation and file systems • SQL Server Engine install location • User database locations Options for performing the standard DBA processes, will also be addressed: • Backup & Restore Procedures • Performance & Tooling • Operators/dbMail You’ll leave with a better understanding of key considerations for installing SQL Server on Linux, the ways SQL Server on Linux differs from traditional SQL Server installations, a list of recommended tools and reports, and best practices for managing your SQL Server on Linux instances.

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