What Linux Distro is Running?

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Wondering what linux distro is running in a container or on some forgotten VM? I’m sure if you’re in the various flavors of Linux, including but not limited to Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Debian, etc., then you would recognize the distro by file structure or other subtle differences. For those that don’t recognize the distro instantly, here’s a quick linux command…

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Quick Setup VSTS Build Agent with Docker

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VSTS has a few readily available build agents that are hosted and shared with other users on the platform. If you have special build dependencies, don’t like waiting for others on shared hosts, want faster builds, or just simply want to own the agent, then the following short article should give you just enough to get up and running quickly….

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MSSQL on Linux through Docker with Persistent Storage

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Microsoft continues its effort to release open source software and frameworks, with their recent release of Microsoft SQL Server that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux. This is easy to deploy and get up and running quickly with Docker containers. There are three main containers that you may want to reference as you get started. https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/mssql-server-linux/ https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/mssql-server-windows-developer/ https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/mssql-server-windows-express/ The first…

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