Microsoft SQL Server 2017 RTM
Tech giant Microsoft has announced the release of SQL Server 2017 (version 14.0.1000.169). This release introduces a variety of new features that will be attractive to you whether you are a database administrator, a developer, or an analyst.
What’s new in SQL Server 2017:
SQL Server 2017 represents a major step towards making SQL Server a platform that gives you choices of development languages, data types, on-premises or cloud, and operating systems by bringing the power of SQL Server to Linux, Linux-based Docker containers, and Windows. This topic summarizes what is new for specific feature areas and includes links to additional details. here
About Microsoft SQL Server 2017. The big news with the release of SQL Server 2017, is that it’s the first time SQL Server is available on the Linux platform. Microsoft releasing one of its major software platforms on Linux is big, and represents Microsoft’s shift towards being a more open source-oriented company. The Linux distributions supported include RedHat Enterprise Linux, SuSE Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu. You can also run SQL Server 2017 in Docker containers, which is an option many development shops may consider for rapid deployment of development databases.
SQL Server on Linux uses the same code as SQL Server 2017 on Windows, with the exception of a platform abstraction layer that manages OS-specific calls.Please login to view full content