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Avanish Panchal

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Avanish Panchal

About Avanish Panchal

Avanish carries around 15 years of experience in IT industry. He is post graduate in Computer Science, followed by Masters in Business Administration. He has worked on multiple technologies like SQL Server, .net & Sybase with world largest bank(s)/IT consulting firm(s) like JPMorganChase, CapGemini, Datamatics etc. Currently holds position of Database Architect in BioPharma Global Leader. His area of focus are SQL Server DB Engine, Security, Storage, Virtualization & Infrastructure Consolidation. Passionate for delivering Database IT Infrastructure to satisfy and exceed the needs of the enterprise. You may find him active on various forums like SQLBangalore, SQLServerGeeks & many more. His SQL Server passion helped him to be the Core Team member of Asia's First SQL Server Conference in 2015 @ Bangalore (#SSGAS2015).

SQL Server 2017 (on Linux) in Mac Docker – Part 3

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In continuation to my previous 2 blogs (Part 1, Part -2) on same topic, this is last in series. I’ll continue my experiment with SQL Server 2017 (on Linux) sitting on Mac Dockers. So far everything is working as expected and it’s time now to have a real fun with Microsoft Visual Studio […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||0 Comments

SQL Server 2017 (on Linux) in Mac Docker – Part 2

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In continuation to my previous blog, I’m going to showcase how Docker images works hand to hand with containers.

As you saw my docker is able to sense the SQL Server 2017 image, let’s go ahead and create a container from it which is running instance of the image.
Setting Up a “Container” From the […]

By |October 28th, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||0 Comments

SQL Server 2017 (on Linux) in Mac Docker – Part 1

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SQL Server 2017 is launched about a month back and created a lot of excitement around data platform professionals and IT world. Lot of organisations are looking towards it as a promising product for their open source environment where SQL Server wasn’t used to get fit due to platform dependency.

It’ been a while […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on SQL Server 2017 (on Linux) in Mac Docker – Part 1

Configure SQL Server vNext – New utility new methods.

[mssql-conf] – A command line utility to reconfigure SQL Server vNext on Linux
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In my previous post I listed down how to install & use SQL Server vNext on Linux. However, configuration is an important piece and thought to talk about in detail.

Traditionally we use SQL Server configuration manager to do a lot of […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on Configure SQL Server vNext – New utility new methods.

SQL Server 2017 (CTP) Download

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Quickest Way to download SQL Server 2017 (CTP)
Thought to share with you a quickest way to download SQL Server 2017 CTP version (applies to basically any version provided you’ve source URL details).

In today’s world hard to avoid working with PowerShell, that’s the easiest and vital tool  to ease out quite a bit of pain […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on SQL Server 2017 (CTP) Download

SQL Server Agent on Linux

Install SQL Server Agent on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)
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SQL Server on Linux is progressing a lot, still in CTP 1.4 and gearing up for launched in May 2017. My excitement is touching new heights day by day with every CTP release. Recently I’d upgraded my SQL Server vNext to CTP 1.4, most of us […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on SQL Server Agent on Linux

Upgrade SQL Server vNext on Ubuntu (Linux)

Upgrading SQL Server vNext on Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS)
Upgrade/Patching are vital for enterprises & routine activity for DBA. Since SQL Server vNext lunched (for Linux Kernel based OS), DBA responsibility extends to it.

Microsoft released an update for SQL Server on Ubuntu from CTP 1.3 to CTP1.4 with decent amount of new features. Definitely there is […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on Upgrade SQL Server vNext on Ubuntu (Linux)

Install, Configure and Use SQL Server on Linux

Little Old Story
Several years back while I started working in a capacity of Jr. DBA, faced a question in walk-in interview. “Have you installed SQL Server on Linux?” without a moment delayed my answer was “Yes, many a time”. Didn’t realize my interview concluded with this “goofy” answer as REJECTED candidate. But that remained […]

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||1 Comment

SQL Server (RDS) Native Backup configuration with S3

AWS RDS – SQL Server Native Backup configuration with S3
Since AWS introduced much awaited feature of supporting SQL Server native backup & restoration (through S3), I’m seeing a noticeable spike in routine requests to move data from one environment to another. However, very limited set of document is available online how to configure S3 […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on SQL Server (RDS) Native Backup configuration with S3

SQL Server (RDS) Native Backup/Restore

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AWS RDS (SQL Server) Native Backup & Restore
Back to you with my another blog talks simple things about SQL Server Instances hosted as DBaaS (Database As A Service) in Amazon cloud. Last year Amazon launch a vital feature i.e. native backup & restore SQL Server (& other RDBMS) databases hosted as RDS (Relational […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: SQL Server||Comments Off on SQL Server (RDS) Native Backup/Restore
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