SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 is supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. It is also available as a Docker image which can run on Docker Engine on Linux or Docker for Windows/Mac. The topics in this section provide tutorials and general guidance for installing SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 on Linux.
SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 is supported on the following platforms:
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux||7.3||Get RHEL 7.3|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server||v12 SP2||Get SLES v12 SP2|
|Ubuntu||16.04 and 16.10||Get Ubuntu 16.04|
|Docker Engine||1.8+||Get Docker|
SQL Server 2017 has the following system requirements for Linux:
|Memory||Minimum 3.25 GB|
|File System||XFS or EXT4 (other file systems, such as BTRFS, are unsupported)|
|Disk space||Minimum 1 GB|
|Processor speed||Minimum 1.4 Ghz|
|Processor cores||Minimum 2|
|Processor type||x64-compatible only|
SQL Server Engine has been tested up to 1 TB of memory at this time.
- Install on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Install on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
- Install on Ubuntu
- Run on Docker
After installation, connect to the SQL Server instance to begin creating and managing databases. To get started, see Connect and query SQL Server on Linux.