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Part 1 of this post presented an overview of the Red Hat and Microsoft partnership. Part 2 focuses on partnership updates.
The next generation begins…
(Captain’s log. Stardate 94942.42.)
SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Prime directive: “Allow SQL Server to run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a bare-metal operating system and to operate on Microsoft Azure, Hyper-V, and Red Hat OpenShift.”
Based on the prior successes of the partnership, in March 2016 Red Hat and Microsoft began exploring the feasibility of making SQL Server available on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Shortly thereafter, an initial private preview was made available (April 2016), followed by a public preview (November 2016) and the launch of the Early Adopter Program (EAP). SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux was formally added to the partnership in July 2017 and the GA version made available to the public in October 2017.
Continue reading “Red Hat + Microsoft: To Boldly Go Where No Partnership Has Gone Before – Part 2”