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As of the date of this post, Big Data Clusters is only available as a limited public preview through the SQL Server 2019 Early Adoption Program. You need to sign up here to get access. Also, once you get access (which could take a few weeks), there is a great workshop created by the wonderful …

The post What Are SQL Server Big Data Clusters? appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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It was an absolute honor to host this month’s TSQL Tuesday. I decided on doing the “Dear 20 year old self” as a way for us to reflect on life. It seemed like this topic hit home with a lot of people. I enjoyed reading each one of the posts. If you don’t find your …

The post T-SQL Tuesday #115 – Dear 20 Year Old Self – Round Up appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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Yesterday was my 41st birthday. Twenty years ago, I remember my best friend asking me, “Where do you see yourself when you’re 40?” My reply was something like, “I can’t see myself as a 40 year old.” For some weird reason my mind went blank at 40. It wasn’t like I thought I’d be dead …

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In 2017, Microsoft introduced “SQL Server on Linux.” In 2019, you can configure Availability Groups to run on Kubernetes cluster. Another very interesting feature in SQL Serve 2019 is called Big Data Clusters (read the MS white paper here). The more I read about these new features the more I realize how *important* Kubernetes is …

The post What is Kubernetes? appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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Installing and deploying a Kubernetes cluster on-prem can be a pain in the arse. Especially if you are new to Kubernetes. That’s where a cloud provider like Microsoft’s Azure comes in handy. Instead of having to go through the arduous task of installing, setting up, configuring and deploying Kubernetes clusters, you can just use Microsoft’s …

The post What is Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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As a SQL Server professional, I find it extremely exciting when new features come out. For example, when Microsoft launched SQL Server 2017, you could install it on Linux. SQL Server 2019 supports availability groups on containers in a Kubernetes cluster. Also in SQL Server 2019, there is the new Big Data Clusters feature, and …

The post Book Review – “The Kubernetes Book” by Nigel Poulton appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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In my previous blog post I talked about installing Docker Desktop for Windows. This post will be on Installing Docker Desktop for Mac. I have a Mac Mini 2018 model. How To Install Docker Desktop For Mac   First, Go to Docker website to download Docker Desktop for Mac (link) Second, once the download is …

The post How To Install Docker Desktop For Mac appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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If you’re like me and fairly new to containers and want to give it a try, the question is how? What (and how) is the quickest way to get setup with a Docker container environment? The answer is: Docker Desktop for Windows (10) In my previous blog post I talked about Docker Containers. This post …

The post How To Install Docker Desktop For Windows 10 appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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Containers, Containers, Containers. It’s one of those things that apparently has been around “forever” but I just recently started to hear about it. As a Windows SQL DBA, things like Containers seems absolutely foreign to me. Back in the day, the only option to install SQL Server was on a physical server. You bought the …

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I decided to start a series of blogs where I interview key people in the SQL Server community. Instead of me asking technical questions, I plan on asking about their outlook on the future, books they read (non-fiction and/or technical), and their overall thoughts on where technology (mainly SQL Server) is headed. You can find …

The post Interview – Melody Zacharias appeared first on Mohammad Darab.

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