Microsoft introduced the non-public preview of SQL Server on Linux a couple of months again. Since then, greater than 50% of Fortune 500 firms have utilized for the non-public preview. In the present day, Microsoft introduced the general public preview of the subsequent launch of SQL Server on Linux and Home windows. With this launch of SQL Server, you possibly can develop functions with SQL Server on Linux, Home windows, Docker, or macOS (by way of Docker) after which deploy to Linux, Home windows, or Docker, on-premises or within the cloud.
Microsoft now affords native Linux installations with acquainted RPM and APT packages for Crimson Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu Linux, and they’re going to quickly launch packages for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. The general public preview on Home windows and Linux can be out there on Azure Digital Machines and as photographs out there on Docker Hub.
Microsoft at this time additionally annonced the discharge of up to date SQL Server instruments together with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), Visual Studio SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) and SQL Server PowerShell with help for the subsequent launch of SQL Server on Home windows and Linux. Micrsoft additionally introduced the brand new SQL Server extension for Visible Studio Code that’s out there now on the Visual Studio Code marketplace.
Be taught extra about this announcement here.