Today, we’ll look at how to automate SQL Server deployment and configuration on Linux. To automate our deployment, we will use the Ansible system role, which is available here.
Note: The Ansible system role that I use in this blog is a sample system role that is provided as is and for reference only. Microsoft and RedHat do not support this. However, I invite you to provide feedback and suggestions for improving the system role here: Issues linux-system-roles/mssql (github.com).
To begin, we must first prepare the environment. Here are the steps we will follow in this blog.