Sybase ASE – Kernel kistartup: could not create shared memory on Linux server

Sometimes if the shared memory is not configured correctly you can get following error when starting a Sybase Instance:- kernel os_create_region: can’t allocate … byteskernel kbcreate: couldn’t create kernel region.kernel kistartup: could not create shared memory These error messages mean that the shared memory is not correctly set on the Linux machine, please adjust the…

Install SQL Server 2017 on Linux

This post is to guide SQL Server 2017 installation on Linux. You can create a Linux VM following my previous post of Installing Linux 7 on Oracle VirtualBox. Once the Linux VM is build follow the instructions below to install SQL Server latest release. Step 1: Download the Microsoft SQL Server Red Hat repository configuration…

Installing Oracle Linux 6 on VirtualBox VM

This is a quick post on installing Oracle Linux 6 on VirtualBox. This post was originally intended to create a VM (1st node) of a RAC setup. You can download the required software from below links:- Oracle Linux 6 Oracle VirtualBox STEP 1 – Oracle VirtualBox Installation. Run the setup from the downloaded Oracle VirtualBox…

Installing Linux 7 on Oracle VirtualBox VM

This is a quick post about installing Oracle Linux 7 on VirtualBox VM. We would start by installing Oracle Linux 7 using a Oracle VM Virtual Box:- First of all download Oracle VM Virtual BOX (comment below if you aren’t able to download a copy) compatible to your operating system. For instance in my env. the…