SQL Server on Linux


SQL Server on Linux - SQL Server vNext goes cross platform!

  • How it started - Project Drawbridge, Slava with his brother!
  • SQL PAL (SQL Platform Abstraction Layer)
  • SQLOSv2
  • The (very small) host extension which is platform specific
  • Installation with demo,yes that fast!
  • Backups and Restores cross platform
  • Clustering on Linux
  • AlwaysOn Availability Groups cross platform
  • Compiling CLR code for both platforms
  • SQL Agent (new in the March CTP 1.4 release!)
  • How the Linux layer is compiled
  • Debugging a combined Windows PE and Linux ELF execution including getting a stack dump
  • Performance goals
  • Limitations with the current implementation


  • David Williams

    1 Recording

    David is a cross product DBA (SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Informix, Sybase) who has worked for 25 years as a DBA for both private, local/central government customers including a Fortune 50 investment bank. Certifications include MCSE Data Platform/Data Management and Analytics as well as certifications in all the other products.

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Apr 18, 2017

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