Chapter 5

Install and configure SQL Server on Linux

Since SQL Server 2017, you can install SQL Server on multiple platforms: Windows, Linux, and in containers. Chapter 4, “Install and configure SQL Server instances and features,” discussed installing SQL Server on containers and in a Kubernetes environment, as well as performing setup and configuration on Windows Server.

This chapter covers Linux distributions, the basic differences between Windows and Linux, how to install SQL Server on the supported distributions of Linux, and the main differences in SQL Server on Windows and Linux. It ...

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