From time to time one needs to count the size of all files matching a certain pattern.
This is just a quick post (merely to have something for myself to remember) on how to get MS SQL running on Linux.
As you might have noticed, there is a developer version of the next MS SQL server available (for now called “vNext Community Preview”) which is also available on Linux and even as a Docker container.
A few weeks ago I had to prepare our Jenkins for an internal cloud update. The update would take place over the weekend, so it had to be down on Saturday, 8 a.m. I didn’t want to wait until everyone was finished on Friday evening, so I had a look for an automatic shutdown procedure.