How to install Ms Sql Server vNext on Debian 8 Jessie

better_linux_boxMicrosoft surprised the IT world with the announcement about the new MS SQL Server that is able to run on Linux. In this post I’ll show hot to install Sql Server on Debian 8 Jessie.

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install curl apt-transport-https sudo 

Add to /etc/apt/sources.list this backports

deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian jessie-backports main

After that you’ll be able to install jessie-backports openssl

apt-get install -t jessie-backports openssl

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Debian & HyperV just do not mix ! How to mitigate Debian freeze on HyperV

Cat and Dog angryIn these days I’ve found an issue related a guest Debian 7 in Hyper-V vers. 6.3 on Windows 2012 R2.
On a random Basis the file system will be mounted Read-Only due to a disk error: as a result Debian hangs and I need to force a reboot to get the system working again.
I made several configuration changes… I’m not sure they have solved the random issue but it’s been three months now and the problem is no longer happened.
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Sendmail on Debian 7: configuration makefile fails

EmailUsing Sendmail usually when you need to “recompile” the config file you have to launch the next command.

make -C /etc/mail/

In Debian you can get the next error.

make: Entering directory '/etc/mail'
Updating databases ...
Reading configuration from /etc/mail/sendmail.conf.
Validating configuration.
Creating /etc/mail/databases...
Could not open /usr/share/sendmail-cf/m4/cf.m4(No such file or directory)
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