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T-SQL Tuesday #140 – What have I been doing with Containers

It’s another T-SQL Tuesday! Thanks to Anthony Nocentino (t | b) for hosting this month’s T-SQL Tuesday challenge. This month, he invited us to write about how we use containers.

I’ve just used SQL Server containers for testing. It’s essentially an isolated way of testing scripts against a specific database. But in the end, it’s really just been another instance of SQL Server for me to use.

And that’s it.

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Installing Docker

When I hear about a new Broadway show, I usually like to wait until I see it before I listen to the soundtrack. Otherwise, I miss the context and I can’t always appreciate it.

When it comes to tech, containers seemed to fall under that category. I kept hearing and attending sessions about them, but it didn’t really start coming together until I finally set one up. Now that I’m starting to use it a little more, the container is starting to make more sense. I still have a lot of questions but now I’m in a better place to figure them out.

More importantly, you have to start somewhere. So let’s start by install Docker so we can create containers and go from there!

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