SQL Server 2017 Cumulative Update 1 is available now and Steps to install Cumulative Update in SQL Server on Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2017 Cumulative Update 1 today, The build number for the release is 14.0.3006.16

For full list of fixes included in the release – Please use this link https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4038634/cumulative-update-1-for-sql-server-2017

To download for Windows, Please use this link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56128

To update SQL Server on Linux, please run the following commands in Bash shell or your favorite choice of Linux shell

/* Update Packages */
sudo apt-get update 

/* Upgrade updated packages */
sudo apt-get upgrade

/* Restart SQL Server */
sudo systemctl restart mssql-server

/* Check SQL Server Status */
sudo systemctl status mssql-server

Hope you find this post helpful !!!


Upgrading SQL Server 2017 on Ubuntu Linux to RTM in 4 steps

SQL Server 2017 RTM is released and available on Windows, Linux and Docker, in this article, we will see the steps for upgrading SQL Server 2017 CTM Release on Ubuntu to RTM Version

Step 1: Connect to Ubuntu Server using your favorite Shell, I use Bash Shell on Windows, since its built-in Windows 10 now

Step 2: Remove old repository

sudo add-apt-repository "$(curl https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/16.04/mssql-server-2017-gdr.list)"

Step 3: Add new repository

sudo add-apt-repository "$(curl https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/16.04/mssql-server-2017.list)"

Step 4: Upgrade SQL Server 

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install mssql-server

If you are using Availability groups in Linux, Please upgrade the primary machine first and then secondary replica

Have fun with SQL Server 2017

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