Top 3 reasons for running SQL Server on Linux
10 Apr 2018 Bill Ramos

With the release of SQL Server 2017, you now have the option to deploy the database engine and just about all of the related services on either Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.3+, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) v12 SP2, Ubuntu 16.04, or the latest Docker image that uses Docker Engine 1.8+ on Ubuntu 16.04 as of April 10, 2018. Microsoft recently published a very slick marketing white paper titled Top six reasons companies make the move that highlights various case studies of making the shift from Windows for running SQL Server on Linux that is well worth checking out. It includes the reasons that you would expect Microsoft to come up wi...