Linux MSSQL Client

Quick note on connecting to a MSSQL database from Linux using tsql from FreeTDS. FreeTDS is a set of libraries for Unix and Linux that allows your programs to natively talk to Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase databases. Ref:

Migrating Ubuntu On a ZFS Root File System

I have written a couple articles about this here and here This is a quick update. After using virtualbox to export and import on a new machine my guest did not boot up all the way. I suspect I was just not seeing the message about manual/skip check…

Nagios on Linux for SPARC

Nagios on Linux for SPARC

I recently experimented a little with Linux for SPARC(more here and found it to be surprisingly stable. One of the environments I support is a pure OVM for SPARC environment and no luxury of Linux. So I am running some open source tools like Nagios, HAproxy etc on Solaris.…