SQL Server 2016 for Linux

Key FeaturesDesign and administer your SQL Server solution on the open source Linux platformInstall, configure, and fine-tune your database application for maximum performanceAn easy-to-follow guide teaching you how to implement various SQL Server 2016 offerings on Linux-from installation to administrationBook DescriptionThis 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 Linux in various ways, including installing a Docker image on your Linux system. 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 learnInstall and set up SQL Server on LinuxCreate databases using SQL ServerCreate and work with database objectsConfigure and administer SQL Server on Linux-based systemsCreate and restore database back-upsProtect sensitive data using the built-in cryptographic featuresOptimize query execution using indexesImprove query execution time by more than 10x using in-memory OLTPTrack row-versioning using temporal tables

Author: Jasmin Azemovic

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