Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Background Need a GUI to access Microsoft SQL Server Instances on my freshly minted Linux box. Outline Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download Artifact Installation Use Trial Usage Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download and install Azure Data Studio Link Platform File Type URL Windows User Installer Link System Installer Link Zip File Link MacOS .zip Link … Continue reading Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Cisco – AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client – Installation on Linux

My Work Laptop Needing to do some work. But, I don't have my nice work laptop. It is running Windows 10 and the  Cisco VPN Client is installed and configured. Cheers up to our capable IT Desktop Support. Home Laptop Linux At home I have a Laptop running Linux. Linux computers and I are like … Continue reading Cisco – AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client – Installation on Linux

Yum – Warning – “Repository packages-microsoft-com-prod is listed more than once in the configuration”

Background There is a bit of an annoying error that I get whenever I issue yum commands against my Linux CentOS host. Error The error reads :- Image Textual Troubleshooting Yum Repository /etc/yum.repos.d Objective Let us look into our /etc/yum.repos.d folder and see which files reference packages-microsoft-com-prod Command Syntax Sample Output Output - Image Output … Continue reading Yum – Warning – “Repository packages-microsoft-com-prod is listed more than once in the configuration”

SQL Server – Upgrade – v2017 to v2019/CTP – Linux

Background Let us upgrade our Microsoft SQL Server v2017 running on Linux. We will be upgrading it to v2019/RC1. Outline Repositories Current Repository List Current Repository files Map Repository Files to Repositories Update Repository Add Repository File for MS SQL Server v2019 Upgrade SQL Server Upgrade SQL Server - Engine Restart SQL Server Service Validate … Continue reading SQL Server – Upgrade – v2017 to v2019/CTP – Linux

Samba :- Name Resolution – From Linux, Resolve Windows Host

Background Here is how to use Samba to perform name resolution from a Linux Host to MS Windows computers. Lineage Windows WINS Installing & Configuring WINS Link Linux Samba Samba – Host Name Resolution Link Steps Outline Package Installation samba-winbind Network Configuration Names Service Switch /etc/nsswitch.conf Samba etc/smb.conf Firewall Configuration Firewall - firewalld Allow tcp/137 … Continue reading Samba :- Name Resolution – From Linux, Resolve Windows Host

IBM Divestiture – 2019

Background IBM recently completed its purchase of Raleigh's North Carolina Linux Powerhouse, Red Hat. As part of that corporate merger, it appears regulars whether here overseas are concerned of allowing too much vertical technology ( Application software, Operating System, and Integration Software ) to rest in a single entity.   Affected Product Lines HCL Software … Continue reading IBM Divestiture – 2019

Eclipse/Hibernate – Installation – Day/01

  Outline Download & Install Eclipse JDBC Driver Microsoft JDBC Driver Download Microsoft JDBC Driver Configure Database Microsoft SQL Server Provision Database WideWorldImporters ( Sample Database ) Restore Database Provision Principal Create SQL Server Principal Grant Principal access to database Grant principal access to database objects Configure Eclipse Install Components JBoss Tools Hibernate Tasks Download … Continue reading Eclipse/Hibernate – Installation – Day/01