SQL Server on Linux

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Author: Jasmin Azemović
Pub Date: 2017
ISBN: 978-1788291804
Pages: 222
Language: English
Format: PDF/EPUB/AZW3
Size: 14 Mb

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Bring the performance and security of SQL Server to Linux
Microsoft’s launch of SQL Server on Linux has made SQL Server a truly versatile platform across different operating systems and data-types, both on-premise and on-cloud.
This book is your handy guide to setting up and implementing your SQL Server solution on the open source Linux platform. You will start by understanding how SQL Server can be installed on supported and unsupported Linux distributions. Then you will brush up your SQL Server skills by creating and querying database objects and implementing basic administration tasks to support business continuity, including security and performance optimization. This book will also take you beyond the basics and highlight some advanced topics such as in-memory OLTP and temporal tables.
By the end of this book, you will be able to recognize and utilize the full potential of setting up an efficient SQL Server database solution in your Linux environment.
What You Will Learn

  • Install and set up SQL Server CTP 2.x on Linux
  • Create and work with database objects using SQL Server on Linux
  • Configure and administer SQL Server on Linux-based systems
  • Create and restore database back-ups
  • Protect sensitive data using the built-in cryptographic features
  • Optimize query execution using indexes
  • Improve query execution time by more than 10x using in-memory OLTP
  • Track row-versioning using temporal tables