PowerShell Open Source Alpha14 and SQL Server for Linux CTP 1.1 are out!

This is Great! Microsoft keep delivering updates before Christmas just to keep us busy and excited.

To download the latest PowerShell Open Source just go to the link below:

https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell

Just remember to remove the previous version, and any existing folders as this will be resolved later.

To download the latest SQL Server vNext just check the following Microsoft blog post as the new CTP 1.1 includes version both Windows and Linux:

SQL Server next version Community Technology Preview 1.1 now available

And, don’t forget the check out the release notes as Microsoft SQL Server team has done an excellent job in providing documentation:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/linux/sql-server-linux-release-notes

For those interested in how SQL Server became to Linux, check the following Microsoft Blog posts:

SQL Server on Linux: How? Introduction

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/12/how-an-old-drawbridge-helped-microsoft-bring-sql-server-to-linux/

Additional Tools in the Horizon

Just an FYI on some tools that recently caught my attention from Jet Brain:

1. PyCharm Community Edition (free) – Python Develoment IDE Tool available for both Windows and Linux.
2. DataGrip – SQL Developer IDE Tools for working with Databases (including SQL Server). Also available for both Windows and Linux.

And, of course, we can’t forget of Microsoft VS Code. This lightweight coding IDE works great in both Windows and Linux:

https://code.visualstudio.com/

 

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