On account of its support for Docker holders, even macOS clients will have the capacity to run it. Surely, Microsoft is wagering on holders as one of the principle dispersion instruments for the review, which will soon be accessible on Azure Virtual Machines and the Docker Hub (however you can clearly additionally download RPM and APT bundles for famous venture Linux appropriations like Red Hat, Ubuntu and SUSE).
"This speaks to a noteworthy stride in our trip to making SQL Server a genuine stage of decision crosswise over working frameworks, improvement dialects, information sorts, on-premises and the cloud," Microsoft writes in today's declaration.
For the time being, the Linux form will incorporate all the standard SQL Server administration highlights that accompany the Windows adaptation. These incorporate propelled highlights like dependably scrambled and line level security, and additionally in-memory columnstores.
As Microsoft corporate VP Julia Liuson let me know, it wo exclude the business knowledge stack yet (however this part will be included after some time). For clients, however, what's possibly most critical is that they will soon have the capacity to run SQL Server on Linux and in Linux-based Docker holders, giving them more decision by they way they need to convey their databases (accepting they choose to run with SQL Server and not one of its rivals, obviously).
The new form of SQL Server will incorporate enhanced support for R Services and various new machine learning and profound neural systems administration highlights.
SQL Server for Linux is simply one more case of how Microsoft's perspective of contending stages has changed lately. This move would've been unfathomable under its previous CEO Steve Ballmer. Under Satya Nadella, notwithstanding, the organization's main goal is to bring its administrations and devices to where its clients are, regardless of the possibility that that is not on a Microsoft-claimed working framework.
Notwithstanding the SQL Server for Linux news, Microsoft likewise today declared the review of Linux support for Azure App Service. Goodness, and keeping in mind the end goal to puts its cash where its mouth it, Microsoft is likewise joining the Linux Foundation.
For SQL Server clients on Windows, Microsoft additionally today reported both the arrival of the main administration pack for SQL Server 2016, and in addition changes to its programmability highlights: numerous SQL Server clients — including those utilizing the free "Express" version — will now access a large portion of the designer highlights that were beforehand limited to the Enterprise release.
Microsoft reports the following form SQL Server for Windows and Linux