Tuesday, March 15, 2016

SQL Server can now run on LINUX


First week of March this year Microsoft announced the availability of SQL Server on LINUX for both on-premises and the cloud. The core RDBS capabilities are now in preview but will be available mid-2017. The above image from Microsoft site.


More details here:
http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/03/07/announcing-sql-server-on-linux/

All the very best on Windows will be available for LINUX as well such as:
Mission-Critical Performance
Industry-Leading TCO
The best in best security
Plus all the hybrid cloud innovations
These all available out-of-the box.

Microsoft is not just for Windows but is truly cross-platform.
The preview is available as of the announcement.
Sing-up here to get more as the preview is limited to a select initial group:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/sql-server-on-linux.aspx