SQL Server object disks on Windows Server can be expanded at any time with no issues, but Linux doesn’t quite work like that by default.
In a situation where you run out of space, you’re out of luck, unless you know some secrets about Linux. The mysterious Linux Logical Volume Manager must be used before you put anything on the disks to properly set up the disks so you can expand them in a pinch in the future.
In this episode with David Klee, we’re going to walk through how to use this service to set up your object volumes the right way from the beginning and show you how to expand the disks with no outage. Break out your pocket protectors and come learn with someone who was compiling Linux kernels while in elementary school!

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In this video, Craig Loewen will explain what this means, what you can do with it, show us some demos, and tell us about a few additional new features for the Windows Subsystem for Linux. I’ll also hit him with a list of rapid-fire questions that I’ve been wondering about.

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In this episode of Learn With Dr. G, Sarah will walk through an introduction to Bash. You’ll learn what Bash is, how to issue commands to create files and folders, navigate your computer, view running processes, and use I/O commands to string together multiple actions.

You’ll leave this session with a fundamental understanding of Bash.