I’ve started to write a series of articles on Simple Talk from Redgate on Linux for the SQL Server DBA. Thanks to Kathi Kellenberger, who came to my pre-con in Indianapolis SQL Saturday and then asked if it was something that I’d be up to doing.
The biggest challenge when doing one hour sessions on Linux at SQL Saturdays is that you find out, one hour is just no where, near enough. The eight hour pre-con we get to dig in deeper, actually work through a number of labs and I feel like students leave with a better grasp on how to work with this new operating system in preparation for managing a database on it.
If you’re curious to learn or just need a refresher, here’s the first article in the series, with more to come!